There are 11 ways to get from Scotland to Rotterdam by plane, train, bus, car ferry, car 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.

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Fly Edinburgh to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Amsterdam (AMS) EDI - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$61 - $226

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Bus  •  18 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Rotterdam Ouibus

$50 - $65

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Fly Glasgow to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Amsterdam (AMS) GLA - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$64 - $254

Fly Aberdeen to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Amsterdam (AMS) ABZ - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$89 - $264

Fly Inverness to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Amsterdam (AMS) INV - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$84 - $334

Train to Newcastle, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Amsterdam (AMS) NCL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$89 - $367

Fly Edinburgh to Brussels, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Brussels (BRU) EDI - BRU
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$115 - $329

Train  •  8 h 41 min

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

$314 - $621

Train, bus, car ferry  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to York
  2. Take the bus from York, Rail Station (Rail Station Interchange) to Hull Interchange X46 / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Hull to Rotterdam

$182 - $438

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11 h 2 min

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

$310 - $380

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Rotterdam

$166 - $247

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Rotterdam is to bus which costs £35 - £50 and takes 18 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs £45 - £200 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Scotland and Rotterdam is 484 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Scotland to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Rotterdam via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 41 min.

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What companies run services between Scotland and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Rotterdam via London Euston and London St. Pancras International in around 8 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Rotterdam via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 18 h 18 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 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
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
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 to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 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 50 min
When
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
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
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, 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 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 Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
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 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
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
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
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 York
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $160
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 York
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$75 - $120
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
EYMS
Phone
01482 592929
Email
BusLine@eyms.co.uk
Website
eyms.co.uk
Bus from York, Rail Station (Rail Station Interchange) to Hull Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
eyms.co.uk
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Hull to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $260
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Bed Saver
$195
Passenger & Bed Flexi
$260
Standard Car
$130
Car ferry from Dover to Calais
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
poferries.com

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