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There are 11 ways to get from Scotland to Netherlands by plane, train, car, car ferry, bus or car train

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Fly Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol

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

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Fly Edinburgh to Rotterdam

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Rotterdam (RTM)

Fly Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol

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

Fly Aberdeen to Amsterdam Schiphol

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

Fly Inverness to Amsterdam Schiphol

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

Fly Edinburgh to Brussels, train

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

Train

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

Drive, car ferry

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

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  3. Take the car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to Amsterdam IJmuiden

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

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The most affordable way to get from Scotland to Netherlands is to bus, which costs £40 - £75 and takes 21h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Netherlands is to fly which costs £70 - £190 and takes 4h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Netherlands. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Amsterdam, Buiten Brouwersstraat via London Victoria Coach Station and Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Netherlands. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Euston station and London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 43m.

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The distance between Scotland and Netherlands is 792 km.

The best way to get from Scotland to Netherlands without a car is to train which takes 9h 43m and costs £260 - £850.

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It takes approximately 4h 16m to get from Scotland to Netherlands, including transfers.

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Scotland to Netherlands bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Scotland to Netherlands train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Netherlands is to fly which takes 4h 16m and costs £35 - £280. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £260 - £850 and takes 9h 43m, you could also bus, which costs £40 - £75 and takes 21h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Netherlands.
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  • Distance: 792.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 16m

What companies run services between Scotland and Netherlands?

KLM, easyJet and British Airways fly from Paisley to Amsterdam 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras Eurostar in around 9h 43m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €330
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €310
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Inverness to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €170
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €20
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €20
1st Class
€25 - €29
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€12 - €18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€27 - €35
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €180
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€19 - €27
Anytime Day Single
€75 - €110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€120 - €180
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€19 - €27
Off-Peak Day Single
€35 - €55
Anytime Day Single
€45 - €70
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€154
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
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 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to Amsterdam IJmuiden
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €250
Website
dfds.co.uk
4-bed inside cabin
€100 - €240
2-bed inside cabin
€80 - €250
2-bed sea view cabin
€120 - €240
4 berth commodore cabin
€240 - €320
3-bed Commodore De Luxe double bed
€300 - €390
Standard Car (extra fee)
€131

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Scotland to Netherlands bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Netherlands is 1h ahead of Scotland. It is currently 10:17 AM in Scotland and 11:17 AM in Netherlands.

Scotland to Netherlands train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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KLM, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 410+ hotels available in Netherlands. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Glasgow Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £3.

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