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from Amsterdam to Edinburgh

You can get from Amsterdam to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Amsterdam to Edinburgh on Jan 25 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:40AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol4h40 03:20PMEdinburgh Airport
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$2971One-way
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11:40AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol4h40 03:20PMEdinburgh Airport
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11:40AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol7h25 06:05PMEdinburgh Airport
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11:40AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol9h20 08:00PMEdinburgh Airport
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11:40AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol9h10 07:50PMEdinburgh Airport
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Tue
Jan 25
$239British Airways
Wed
Jan 26
$181British Airways
Thu
Jan 27
$205British Airways
Fri
Jan 28
$106easyJet
Sat
Jan 29
$233KLM
Sun
Jan 30
$39easyJet
Mon
Jan 31
$139BA Cityflyer
Tue
Feb 1
$148BA Cityflyer
Wed
Feb 2
$163BA Cityflyer
Thu
Feb 3
$142KLM
Fri
Feb 4
$58easyJet
Sat
Feb 5
$37easyJet
Sun
Feb 6
$37easyJet
Mon
Feb 7
$40easyJet
Tue
Feb 8
$34easyJet
Wed
Feb 9
$39easyJet
Thu
Feb 10
$37easyJet
Fri
Feb 11
$49easyJet
Sat
Feb 12
$123KLM

Travel Information to Edinburgh from Amsterdam

distanceDistance409 miles (659 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$73 - $154
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $73 (€61) • 1 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $73 (€61) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Flixbus

Take a flight or bus to travel 409 miles (659 km) between Amsterdam and Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $73 (€61). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are easyJet or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Edinburgh.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for United Kingdom due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling from Amsterdam to Edinburgh?

International travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Edinburgh, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from Netherlands?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Edinburgh if traveling 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 measures do I need to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/23/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Amsterdam to Edinburgh.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Edinburgh restricted?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Amsterdam from Edinburgh?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 1/20/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Amsterdam to Edinburgh?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Amsterdam and Edinburgh. You can take a flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Edinburgh?

The cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Edinburgh is by taking a flight with an average price of $73 (€61).

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

Taking a flight is usually $80 (€67) less than taking a bus to Edinburgh, which costs on average $154 (€128) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Amsterdam to Edinburgh?

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Amsterdam is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 25 min.

Other travel options to Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 23 h 15 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Amsterdam to Edinburgh?

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

When traveling from Amsterdam to Edinburgh, what are the departure and arrival points in Amsterdam and Edinburgh?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Edinburgh:

  • Flights mostly leave from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and tend to arrive in Edinburgh Airport.
  • Buses most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Amsterdam to Edinburgh?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Edinburgh:

  • You can go to Edinburgh from Amsterdam by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $73 (€61) with easyJet from Amsterdam to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can travel between Amsterdam and Edinburgh by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $154 (€128) with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Edinburgh.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Amsterdam to Edinburgh?

Your trip from Amsterdam to Edinburgh doesn't have to end in Edinburgh. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Manchester to your Amsterdam to Edinburgh tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!

How far in advance should I book tickets from Amsterdam to Edinburgh online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Amsterdam to Edinburgh, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $73 (€61) one way.
  • A bus ticket costs $154 (€128) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Edinburgh tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.