There are 9 ways to get from Edinburgh to Amsterdam by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Edinburgh to Amsterdam  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Amsterdam (AMS) EDI - AMS

$56 - $198

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus / ...

$52 - $95

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Amsterdam  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Amsterdam (AMS) GLA - AMS

$80 - $249

Fly Edinburgh to Rotterdam, train  •  7 h 17 min

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

$109 - $339

Train to Newcastle, fly to Amsterdam  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Amsterdam (AMS) NCL - AMS

$84 - $339

Train LNER  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal Int. trein

$150 - $398

Train via Sheffield  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station

$268 - $580

Drive, car ferry  •  19 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Take the car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden

$57 - $235

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Amsterdam

$320 - $392

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £40 - £75 and takes 19 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Amsterdam is to fly which costs £40 - £160 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Amsterdam is 412 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Edinburgh to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via London St. Pancras Int.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 54 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

easyJet, KLM and British Airways fly from Edinburgh to Amsterdam every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via London Kings Cross and London St. Pancras Int. in around 8 h 54 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Newcastle to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Rotterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Rotterdam via Dublin, London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $340
Flights from Newcastle to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $170
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$24 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$55 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $310
Premier
$230 - $350
Train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $310
Premier
$230 - $350
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $190
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$40
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$61
2-bed inside cabin
$110 - $160

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