How to travel from Amsterdam to Edinburgh

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from Amsterdam to Edinburgh

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

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To get from Amsterdam to Edinburgh on Nov 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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07:40AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol4h50 11:30AMEdinburgh Airport
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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Amsterdam

distanceDistance409 miles (659 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $118
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 13 h 34 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $67 (€64) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or easyJet

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or easyJet among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Amsterdam to Edinburgh

Travel Tips: 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.
FAQs

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Edinburgh, United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Edinburgh from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Amsterdam?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Amsterdam to Edinburgh closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from United Kingdom?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from United Kingdom?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Amsterdam from Edinburgh.

There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam to Edinburgh: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Edinburgh is by taking a train with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A train is $116 (€111) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Amsterdam to Edinburgh costing on average $118 (€113).

Taking a train is usually $65 (€62) less than taking a flight to Edinburgh, which costs on average $67 (€64) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Edinburgh from Amsterdam is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 22 h 15 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by train can take on average 13 h 34 min.

Edinburgh is approximately 409 miles (659 km) away from Amsterdam.

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Edinburgh is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) to Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in Edinburgh Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Edinburgh Waverley.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Edinburgh by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Amsterdam to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for $118 (€113).
  • EasyJet can get you to Edinburgh by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Amsterdam to Edinburgh for $67 (€64) on Omio.
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!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $118 (€113) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $67 (€64) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $2 (€2) 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.

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