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There are 9 ways to get from St Andrews to Amsterdam by train, plane, car, car ferry, bus 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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Train to Edinburgh, fly  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Cupar to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) EDI - AMS

$65 - $211

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Bus  •  24 h 38 min

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

$59 - $101

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Train to Aberdeen, fly  •  6 h 46 min

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

$104 - $304

Train to Glasgow, fly  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) GLA - AMS

$89 - $261

Train, train to Newcastle, fly  •  8 h 7 min

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

$98 - $397

Train  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Cupar to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal

$164 - $455

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 12 min

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

$66 - $249

Train, car ferry  •  24 h 48 min

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

$109 - $316

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  12 h 45 min

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

$336 - $414

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The cheapest way to get from St Andrews to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £45 - £80 and takes 24 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Andrews to Amsterdam is to train and fly which costs £50 - £170 and takes 6 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Andrews to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from St Andrews, Madras College and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via Dundee, Scotland and London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 38 min.

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The distance between St Andrews and Amsterdam is 415 miles.

The best way to get from St Andrews to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 12 h 4 min and costs £120 - £350.

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from St Andrews to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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St Andrews to Amsterdam bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dundee, Scotland station.

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The best way to get from St Andrews to Amsterdam is to train which takes 12 h 4 min and costs £120 - £350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £80 and takes 24 h 38 min.

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

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St Andrews to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Map of how to get from St Andrews to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 415.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

What companies run services between St Andrews, Fife, Scotland and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from St Andrews to Amsterdam via Cupar, Railway Station, Cupar, Edinburgh, London Kings Cross, and London St. Pancras Int. in around 12 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Andrews to Amsterdam via Dundee City Centre, Seagate, Dundee, Scotland, London Victoria Coach Station, and London in around 24 h 38 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Newcastle to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Newcastle to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Cupar to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $26
Train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
Train from Cupar to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Cupar to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Cupar to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $310
Premier
$230 - $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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Dundee, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
National Express
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - $190
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$40
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$61
2-bed inside cabin
$110 - $160

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Amsterdam is 1 h ahead of St Andrews. It is currently 12:08 AM in St Andrews and 1:08 AM in Amsterdam.

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

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There are 2646+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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