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 Edinburgh  •  4 h 21 min

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

$57 - $211

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 10 min

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

$52 - $112

8 alternative options

Fly from Glasgow  •  4 h 9 min

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

$61 - $239

Fly from Aberdeen  •  4 h 33 min

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

$85 - $249

Fly from Inverness  •  4 h 25 min

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

$80 - $319

Train to Newcastle, fly  •  5 h 36 min

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

$86 - $354

Train  •  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

$329 - $679

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

$64 - $257

Train, car ferry  •  23 h 23 min

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

$65 - $331

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

$329 - $404

What companies run services between Scotland and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

easyJet, KLM and British Airways fly from Edinburgh to Amsterdam every 3 hours. 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 Edinburgh to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 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 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
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
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
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, 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 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
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
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 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Inverness to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 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
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $90
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $320
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
$175
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
$26 - $200
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$41
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$63
2-bed inside cabin
$120 - $170

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Scotland and Amsterdam is 759 km.

The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £35 - £85 and takes 19 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Scotland to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 4 h 9 min and costs £45 - £180.

No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Amsterdam. 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.

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 10 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Scotland to Amsterdam, including transfers.