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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 Sep 18 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol9h10 04:10PMEdinburgh Airport
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08:00AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol14h10 09:10PMEdinburgh Airport
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06:40AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol10h30 04:10PMEdinburgh Airport
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06:40AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol15h30 09:10PMEdinburgh Airport
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12:25PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol4h45 04:10PMEdinburgh Airport
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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Edinburgh

distanceDistance409 miles (659 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $81 (€65) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet

Travel 409 miles (659 km) by flight between Amsterdam and Edinburgh. EasyJet is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Amsterdam to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips

Travel from Amsterdam to Edinburgh
Travel to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Edinburgh.
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:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • 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 9/16/21; 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.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back 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 quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • 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 9/14/21. 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?

You can get from Amsterdam to Edinburgh by flight.

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

A flight is the fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Amsterdam with an average travel time for this journey around 1 h 25 min.

What is the distance between Amsterdam and Edinburgh?

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

When traveling from Amsterdam to Edinburgh, where do I depart from Amsterdam and where do I arrive in Edinburgh?

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

  • Most travelers board their plane from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in Edinburgh Airport.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Amsterdam to Edinburgh?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Edinburgh from Amsterdam:

  • You can travel by plane from Amsterdam to Edinburgh with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Amsterdam to Edinburgh tickets for $81 (€65) on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Amsterdam to Edinburgh?

Yes, there is a direct service from Amsterdam to Edinburgh:

  • You'll find direct flights with.

Direct services to Edinburgh tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Amsterdam and Edinburgh ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Amsterdam to Edinburgh don't make Edinburgh their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Edinburgh are London, Glasgow or Manchester, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Edinburgh to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Amsterdam to Edinburgh tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Edinburgh, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $81 (€65) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Edinburgh online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam City Centre
Amsterdam Centraal

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
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