How to travel from Amsterdam to Edinburgh

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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Amsterdam

distanceDistance409 miles (659 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$58 - $1, 275
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $58 (€50) • 22 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $75 (€65) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, easyJet or East Coast

Travel 409 miles (659 km) by train, bus or flight to Edinburgh from Amsterdam. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, easyJet or East Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Amsterdam to Edinburgh.

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from Amsterdam to Edinburgh

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

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Amsterdam to Edinburgh is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
1 transfer
Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
2 transfers
KLM Cityhopper
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
12:40PMEdinburgh Airport (EDI)
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Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
2 transfers
Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
2 transfers
Amsterdam, Arena
2 transfers
Air France
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
08:55PMEdinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 transfer
BA Euroflyer
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
07:05PMEdinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 transfer
BA Cityflyer
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
08:20PMEdinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 transfer

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All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Amsterdam to Edinburgh

Lufthansa, FlixBus and British Airways will get you from Amsterdam to Edinburgh at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your Amsterdam to Edinburgh travel, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      British Airways (BA) is the United Kingdom’s flag carrier airline with headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). BA is the second largest UK-based airline in terms of fleet size and number of passengers carried. Known as a full-service global airline, British Airways offers year-round low fares to destinations worldwide and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia.

        FAQs: Travel from Amsterdam to Edinburgh

        FAQs: 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.

        There are 3 travel options from Amsterdam to Edinburgh: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel between Amsterdam and Edinburgh is a bus with an average price of $58 (€50).

        This is compared to other travel options from Amsterdam to Edinburgh:

        Taking a bus costs $17 (€15) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $75 (€65).

        Taking a bus costs $1, 217 (€1, 049) less than taking a train, which costs on average $1, 275 (€1, 099) for the same trip.

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

        There are alternative travel options to Edinburgh that take longer:

        Bus takes 22 h 30 min on average.

        Getting to Edinburgh by train takes 9 h 21 min on average.

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

        The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Edinburgh is:

        • 1 bus per day.
        • Around 1 train per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Amsterdam and Edinburgh as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

        • Buses mostly depart from Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk) and arrive in Edinburgh, Bus Station.
        • Flights mostly depart from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in Edinburgh Airport.
        • Trains most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley.

        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 bus with FlixBus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $58 (€50) with FlixBus from Amsterdam to Edinburgh on Omio.
        • You can travel between Amsterdam and Edinburgh by flight with easyJet, KLM, KLM Cityhopper, Cityflyer (British Airways 2), British Airways, Lufthansa, Transavia Airlines or Edelweiss Air. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $75 (€65) with easyJet from Amsterdam to Edinburgh.
        • You can travel by train to Edinburgh from Amsterdam with East Coast, Lumo or Eurostar, and you can find Eurostar Amsterdam to Edinburgh tickets for $1, 275 (€1, 099) on Omio.

        Yes, there are direct routes from Amsterdam to Edinburgh with the following travel companies:

        • You'll find direct buses with.
        • You'll find direct flights with.
        • You'll find direct trains 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 journey.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Amsterdam to Edinburgh often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Glasgow, Inverness, Manchester or Aberdeen. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Amsterdam and Edinburgh itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Edinburgh and any of these top destinations today!
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