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There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Zuid by plane, train, car, car ferry, bus 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.

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Fly Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4 h 12 min

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

$55 - $197

Cheapest option

Fly Edinburgh to Eindhoven, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Eindhoven (EIN) EDI - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Amsterdam Zuid

$53 - $241

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5 h 32 min

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

$80 - $249

Train to Newcastle, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5 h 31 min

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

$84 - $338

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) ABZ - AMS

$107 - $326

Train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport

$162 - $409

Drive, car ferry  •  19 h 8 min

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

$57 - $235

Bus  •  21 h 26 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 / ...

$55 - $99

Train, car ferry  •  22 h 11 min

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

$59 - $297

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11 h 44 min

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

$320 - $392

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Zuid is to bus which costs £40 - £80 and takes 21 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Zuid is to fly which costs £40 - £160 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Zuid station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Amsterdam, Station Zuid via London and Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 26 min.

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

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The distance between Edinburgh and Amsterdam Zuid is 413 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Zuid without a car is to train which takes 8 h 54 min and costs £120 - £320.

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Zuid, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Zuid is to fly which takes 4 h 12 min and costs £40 - £160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £120 - £320 and takes 8 h 54 min, you could also bus, which costs £40 - £80 and takes 21 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Zuid.
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  • Distance: 413 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

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

KLM, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Zuid every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Zuid via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras Int., Rotterdam Centraal, and Schiphol Airport in around 8 h 54 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Newcastle to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Newcastle to Amsterdam Schiphol via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Newcastle to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Eindhoven via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 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 Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
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 Eindhoven to Amsterdam Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$25 - $40
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
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
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
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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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
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
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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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Edinburgh to Amsterdam Zuid bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam Zuid is 1 h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 4:14 PM in Edinburgh and 5:14 PM in Amsterdam Zuid.

Edinburgh to Amsterdam Zuid train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Schiphol Airport station.

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

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There are 2599+ hotels available in Amsterdam Zuid. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £5.

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