Travel from Scotland to Amsterdam

Train, bus or fly from Scotland to Amsterdam?

KLM, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Paisley to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, and Bruxelles Midi in around 10 h 25 min.

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How to get from Scotland to Amsterdam

ModeDurationPrice
From Paisley, Old Sneddon Street (Piazza Shopping Centre) line 757 bus to Glasgow airport, fly to Amsterdam airport, then train to Amsterdam.4 h 6 min$101
From Edinburgh, Princes Street (Edinburgh Trams) tram to Edinburgh airport, fly to Amsterdam airport, then train to Amsterdam.4 h 21 min$98
From Aberdeen, Bridge Street (Wapping Street) line 16 bus to Aberdeen airport, fly to Amsterdam airport, then train to Amsterdam.4 h 25 min$116
From Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) line 11 bus to Inverness airport, fly to Amsterdam airport, then train to Amsterdam.4 h 25 min$126
From Edinburgh train to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro), train to Newcastle airport, fly to Amsterdam airport, then train to Amsterdam.5 h 35 min$151
From Glasgow Central train to London Euston, walk to London St. Pancras International, train to Bruxelles Midi, then train to Amsterdam Centraal.10 h 25 min$627
From Glasgow Central train to Peterborough, train to Manningtree, train to Harwich, car ferry to Hoek van Holland Haven, train to Schiedam Centrum, then train to Amsterdam Centraal.18 h 4 min$216
From Glasgow bus to London then bus to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk.20 h 35 min$76
From Glasgow drive to Newcastle upon Tyne, car ferry to IJmuiden, then drive to Amsterdam.19 h 43 min$197
From Glasgow Central train to Newcastle, walk to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Market Street (Opposite Barclays Bank), line 27 bus to South Shields, Coronation Street, walk to Newcastle upon Tyne, car ferry to IJmuiden, taxi to Beverwijk, then train to Amsterdam Centraal.22 h 41 min$302
From Glasgow drive to Folkestone, Eurotunnel to Calais, then drive to Amsterdam.11 h 39 min$374

How long does it take to get from Scotland to Amsterdam?

It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Scotland to Amsterdam, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Scotland and Amsterdam?

No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via London St. Pancras International and Bruxelles Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 25 min.

Is there a direct bus between Scotland and Amsterdam?

No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 35 min.

Operators from Scotland to Amsterdam

OperatorPhoneWebsite
McGills Bus Service08000 51 56 51McGills Bus Service
KLMKLM
easyJeteasyJet
British AirwaysBritish Airways
FlybeFlybe
Dutch Railways (NS)+31 30 751 5155Dutch Railways (NS)
Edinburgh Trams0131 475 0177Edinburgh Trams
First+44 (0)1224 650100First
Stagecoach UKStagecoach UK
Virgin Trains East CoastVirgin Trains East Coast
Nexus Metro0191 203 3199Nexus Metro
Virgin West Coast Trains0344 556 5650Virgin West Coast Trains
EurostarEurostar
ThalysThalys
Greater AngliaGreater Anglia
Stena LineStena Line
National Express+44 08717 818178National Express
FlixBus+49 1807 123 99 123FlixBus
DFDS Seaways+45 33 42 30 10DFDS Seaways
CrossCountry0344 736 9123CrossCountry
Go North East0191 420 50 50Go North East
Eurotunnel+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35Eurotunnel
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