There are 10 ways to get from Scotland to Amsterdam by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry 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 from Glasgow  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Amsterdam (AMS) GLA - AMS

$59 - $226

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus / ...

$50 - $88

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Fly from Edinburgh  •  4 h 23 min

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

$55 - $198

Fly from Aberdeen  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Amsterdam (AMS) ABZ - AMS

$84 - $235

Fly from Inverness  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Amsterdam (AMS) INV - AMS

$79 - $306

Train to Newcastle, fly  •  5 h 37 min

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

$83 - $337

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station

$314 - $643

Train LNER  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal Int. trein

$154 - $395

Drive, car ferry  •  19 h 43 min

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

$63 - $247

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11 h 39 min

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

$321 - $396

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £35 - £70 and takes 19 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Amsterdam is to fly which costs £45 - £180 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Scotland and Amsterdam is 474 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Scotland to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Amsterdam station. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Amsterdam, Centraal Station via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 21 min.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 9 h 21 min and costs £240 - £550.

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Scotland to Amsterdam train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at London Euston station.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 474.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

What companies run services between Scotland and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

KLM, easyJet and four other airlines fly from Paisley to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Euston and London St. Pancras International in around 9 h 21 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 Edinburgh to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 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
Flights from Inverness to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Newcastle to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
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 Bristol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
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 London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, 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, 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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
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
Flights from Newcastle to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
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 Aberdeen to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Inverness to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
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 Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $95
1st Class
$120 - $180
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $300
Premier
$220 - $350
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 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 Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$167
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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
$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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