There are 10 ways to get from Netherlands to Edinburgh by plane, train, car ferry, car, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Amsterdam to Edinburgh  •  4 h 15 min

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

$56 - $199

Cheapest option

Fly Eindhoven to Edinburgh  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Edinburgh (EDI) EIN - EDI

$41 - $239

8 alternative options

Train to Brussels, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 21 min

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

$78 - $281

Fly Amsterdam to Glasgow, train  •  5 h 14 min

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

$80 - $249

Fly Amsterdam to Newcastle, train  •  5 h 48 min

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

$84 - $342

Train  •  9 h 11 min

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

$148 - $388

Car ferry, drive  •  19 h 14 min

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

$55 - $236

Bus  •  21 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh S9

$69 - $123

Car ferry, bus  •  23 h 43 min

  1. Take the car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2) M20

$77 - $268

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11 h 52 min

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

$314 - $389

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Netherlands to Edinburgh is to fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Netherlands to Edinburgh is to fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Netherlands and Edinburgh is 696 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Netherlands to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Netherlands to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Buiten Brouwersstraat and arriving at Edinburgh via Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and London Victoria Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Netherlands station to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Centraal Station and arriving at Edinburgh via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Netherlands to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 434.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Netherlands and Edinburgh, Scotland?

KLM, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Edinburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London St. Pancras International and London Kings Cross in around 9 h 11 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Eindhoven to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
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 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$55 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $300
Premier
$220 - $350
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$168
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $190
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$25 - $35
Reclining Seat
$39
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$60
2-bed inside cabin
$110 - $160

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