How to travel from Edinburgh to Amsterdam

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from Edinburgh to Amsterdam

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

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To get from Edinburgh to Amsterdam on Dec 01 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:05AMEdinburgh Airport1h40 10:45AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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08:05AMEdinburgh Airport1h40 10:45AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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12:50PMEdinburgh Airport4h00 05:50PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Amsterdam

distanceDistance409 miles (659 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $210
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 9 h 49 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $210 (€200) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or easyJet

Travel 409 miles (659 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Amsterdam from Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 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 flight from Edinburgh to Amsterdam.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Amsterdam

Travel Tips: Travel to Amsterdam 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 Edinburgh to Amsterdam.
FAQs

Travel between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Netherlands?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Amsterdam from Edinburgh?

Conditions of entry into Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Amsterdam from Edinburgh.

The current restriction level for returning to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Netherlands is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Edinburgh from Amsterdam?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Edinburgh from Amsterdam here.

You can travel between Edinburgh and Amsterdam 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Amsterdam from Edinburgh is by taking a train, which costs on average $2 (€2).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Amsterdam:

Taking a train is about $157 (€150) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $159 (€152) for this journey.

Taking a train is usually $208 (€198) less than taking a flight to Amsterdam, which costs on average $210 (€200) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Amsterdam from Edinburgh is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 22 h 5 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 9 h 49 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Amsterdam is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Edinburgh and 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 from Edinburgh to Amsterdam:

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

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

  • You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Amsterdam with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $159 (€152) with Flixbus from Edinburgh to Amsterdam.
  • You can travel by plane to Amsterdam from Edinburgh with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Edinburgh to Amsterdam tickets for $210 (€200) on Omio.

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

  • You can take a direct flight with easyJet or KLM.

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

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

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $159 (€152) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $210 (€200) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $2 (€2) one way on average.

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

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