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

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Bus to Glasgow, fly  •  6h 48m

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

$77 - $251

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Bus  •  24h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station M11
  3. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk

$72 - $144

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Bus to Inverness, fly  •  6h 45m

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

$95 - $330

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) EDI - AMS

$94 - $248

Bus, train to Aberdeen, fly  •  9h 37m

  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 Schiphol (AMS) ABZ - AMS

$132 - $301

Train  •  14h 48m

  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

$196 - $458

Drive, car ferry  •  21h 42m

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

$83 - $273

Train, car ferry  •  27h 47m

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

$87 - $338

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13h 46m

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

$348 - $432

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £55 - £120 and takes 24h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Amsterdam is to bus and fly which costs £70 - £260 and takes 6h 45m.

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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 24h 59m.

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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 14h 48m.

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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 14h 48m and costs £150 - £360.

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It takes approximately 6h 48m 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 14h 48m and costs £150 - £360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £120 and takes 24h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 506.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 48m

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 14h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Amsterdam via Glasgow, London Victoria Coach Station, and London in around 24h 59m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Inverness to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Inverness to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Inverness to Amsterdam Schiphol via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Inverness to Dyce
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $310
Premier
$230 - $350
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
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, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
shielbuses.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
8h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
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
10h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
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
16h 30m
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 Glasgow Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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Amsterdam is 1h ahead of Fort William. It is currently 12:57 AM in Fort William and 1:57 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 Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2655+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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