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There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Eindhoven by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, night bus or car train

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Fly Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Eindhoven Centraal

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Bus, bus and ferry

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Eindhoven

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Fly Edinburgh to Brussels, train

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Brussels (BRU)
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal

Fly Edinburgh to Rotterdam, train

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

Train to Glasgow, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Eindhoven Centraal

Train to Newcastle, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Eindhoven Centraal

Train

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal

Drive, car ferry

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

Night bus, bus, train

  1. Take the night bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Rotterdam Central Station
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Eindhoven

Edinburgh to Eindhoven by train

The train journey time between Edinburgh and Eindhoven is around 11h 11m and covers a distance of around 1243 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 13m. The fastest train normally takes 9h 21m. Operated by LNER, Eurostar and Dutch Railways (NS), the Edinburgh to Eindhoven train service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Eindhoven Centraal. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
8h 57m
Layover time:
2h 13m
Total time:
11h 11m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
9h 21m
Train distance:
1243 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€193
Carbon emissions:
65 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:24
Last train departs at:
17:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Eindhoven train schedules

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International entry into Netherlands from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from United Kingdom

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, Uruguay and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Anguilla, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Fiji, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Georgia, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Kosovo, Lesotho, Malaysia, Martinique, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Philippines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, United States Virgin Islands, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia
  • Health declaration required
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

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

Frequently Asked Questions


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

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Eindhoven is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Eindhoven is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Eindhoven is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

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

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Eindhoven is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £27 - £40 and takes 18h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Eindhoven is to fly and train which costs £40 - £190 and takes 5h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Eindhoven. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Eindhoven via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Eindhoven. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Eindhoven Centraal via London St Pancras Eurostar and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 3m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Eindhoven is 759 km.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Eindhoven without a car is to train which takes 10h 3m and costs £160 - £750.

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from Edinburgh to Eindhoven, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Eindhoven bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Eindhoven train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Eindhoven.
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  • Distance: 759.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 46m

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

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Eindhoven via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, and Rotterdam Centraal in around 10h 3m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €310
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €390
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €330
Flights from Newcastle to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rotterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €270
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Newcastle to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €650
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €170
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
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 Schiphol Airport to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €22
1st Class
€27 - €35
Train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€23 - €35
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €20
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €20
1st Class
€25 - €29
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€12 - €18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€27 - €35
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €170
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€19 - €27
Anytime Day Single
€75 - €110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€120 - €170
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €450
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€60 - €85
Anytime Day Single
€200 - €280
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€310 - €450
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€19 - €27
Off-Peak Day Single
€30 - €55
Anytime Day Single
€45 - €70
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Rotterdam Central Station
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to Amsterdam IJmuiden
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €250
Website
dfds.co.uk
4-bed inside cabin
€100 - €240
2-bed inside cabin
€80 - €250
2-bed sea view cabin
€120 - €240
4 berth commodore cabin
€240 - €320
3-bed Commodore De Luxe double bed
€300 - €390
Standard Car (extra fee)
€130

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Edinburgh to Eindhoven bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Eindhoven station.

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Eindhoven is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 4:23 AM in Edinburgh and 5:23 AM in Eindhoven.

Edinburgh to Eindhoven train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Eindhoven Centraal station.

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easyJet and KLM offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 72+ hotels available in Eindhoven. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs £1 - £6.

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