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There are 2 ways to get from Amsterdam to Stromness by plane or train

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Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Kirkwall (KOI) AMS - KOI

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Train to Rotterdam, fly  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Kirkwall (KOI) RTM - KOI

Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Kirkwall (KOI) flights

The flight time between Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) and Kirkwall (KOI) is around 5h 21m and covers a distance of around 550 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 52m. The fastest flight normally takes 3h 10m. Services are operated by KLM and Loganair. Typically 25 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
2h 29m
Layover time:
2h 52m
Total time:
5h 21m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
3h 10m
Flight distance:
550 miles
Flights per week:
25
Cheapest price:
£143
Carbon emissions:
178 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
09:35
Last flight departs at:
16:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Kirkwall (KOI) flight schedules

Netherlands → United Kingdom
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International entry into United Kingdom from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti, Panama, Peru and Venezuela in the past 10 days

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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Guernsey, Ireland, Isle of Man and Jersey
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Bermuda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Dominica, Egypt, Falkland Islands, Georgia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Grenada, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Moldova, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Pitcairn, Qatar, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, Vatican and Vietnam

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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Regional advice

Regional advice

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Stromness is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Stromness is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Stromness is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from United Kingdom.

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Last updated: 26 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: UK Government.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Stromness is to fly which costs €170 - €600 and takes 7h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Stromness is to fly which costs €170 - €600 and takes 7h 4m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Stromness is 558 miles.

It takes approximately 7h 4m to get from Amsterdam to Stromness, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Kirkwall Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Stromness is 1h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 6:09 AM in Amsterdam and 5:09 AM in Stromness.

KLM and Loganair offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Kirkwall Airport.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Stromness. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Stromness.
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  • Distance: 558.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 4m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Stromness, Orkney Islands, Scotland?

KLM and Loganair fly from Amsterdam to Stromness 4 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kirkwall via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £450
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kirkwall via Inverness
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £450
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kirkwall via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £450
Flights from Rotterdam to Kirkwall via London City, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£210 - £950
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kirkwall via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £450
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kirkwall via Inverness
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £450
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kirkwall via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kirkwall via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £450
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £22
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£9 - £14
1st Class
£16 - £22
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £70
Website
Thalys
Standard
£35 - £50
Comfort
£45 - £60
Premium
£45 - £70
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£45 - £280
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£240 - £280
Standard
£45 - £60
Standard Premier
£80 - £110

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