There are 9 ways to get from Fort William to Amsterdam by bus, plane, train, car, car ferry, night 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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Bus to Glasgow, fly  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Amsterdam (AMS) GLA - AMS

$78 - $252

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Bus  •  24 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station M11
  3. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk 814

$73 - $171

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Bus to Inverness, fly  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Amsterdam (AMS) INV - AMS

$97 - $328

Bus, train to Edinburgh, fly  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel
  2. Take the train from Pitlochry to Edinburgh Gateway
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Amsterdam (AMS) EDI - AMS

$99 - $249

Bus, train to Aberdeen, fly  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Dyce
  3. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Amsterdam (AMS) ABZ - AMS

$131 - $299

Train  •  14 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  4. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal

$193 - $459

Drive, carferry  •  21 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Take the carferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden

$83 - $273

Bus, night bus  •  28 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 007 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Canterbury to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk

$79 - $115

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13 h 43 min

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

$350 - $434

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via Glasgow and London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Glasgow Queen Street, Edinburgh and London St. Pancras Int.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 28 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Amsterdam is 507 miles.

The best way to get from Fort William to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 14 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from Fort William to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Fort William to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Fort William, Bus Station.

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Fort William to Amsterdam train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Fort William station.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Amsterdam is to train which takes 14 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 24 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 506.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 20 min

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Fort William to Amsterdam via Glasgow Queen Street, Edinburgh, London Kings Cross, and London St. Pancras Int. in around 14 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Amsterdam via Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, London Victoria Coach Station, and London in around 24 h 45 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Inverness to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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 London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
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
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
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, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 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
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
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, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Inverness to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
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 Pitlochry to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $30
Train from Inverness to Dyce
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $310
Premier
$230 - $360
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
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 Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Canterbury to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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
$41
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$62
2-bed inside cabin
$110 - $170

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Amsterdam is 1 h ahead of Fort William. It is currently 10:24 AM in Fort William and 11:24 AM in Amsterdam.

Fort William to Amsterdam train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Flybe, Aer Lingus, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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There are 2563+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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