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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Edinburgh

distanceDistance409 miles (659 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Amsterdam to Edinburgh cover the 409 miles (659 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 39 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Edinburgh, United Kingdom allowed?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Edinburgh, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 1/21/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Edinburgh from Amsterdam as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return train to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Edinburgh is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Amsterdam from Edinburgh restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Edinburgh?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Amsterdam from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here here.

How many miles is it from Amsterdam to Edinburgh by train?

The train distance from Amsterdam to Edinburgh is around 409 miles (659 km).

How many hours is the train time to Edinburgh from Amsterdam?

The train time to Edinburgh from Amsterdam is on average 10 h 39 min  for the 409 miles (659 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Amsterdam to Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by train from Amsterdam to Edinburgh, which train station in Amsterdam do I depart from and which train station in Edinburgh do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Amsterdam to start your route from including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. In Edinburgh you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal   and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the train station in Amsterdam? Where is the train station in Edinburgh?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Amsterdam Centraal, located approximately 0.6 miles (916 m) from the city center of Amsterdam. The most popular arrival train station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located around 0.2 miles (429 m) away from its city center.

How many train services are there to Edinburgh from Amsterdam a day?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Amsterdam to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Edinburgh
Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your trip to Edinburgh.
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Public transit options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet