How to get from Edinburgh to Amsterdam by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Edinburgh to Amsterdam is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||409 miles (659 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or flight|
|Ticket price range||$148 - $169|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $148 (€127) • 23 h 50 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $169 (€145) • 1 h 30 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus or easyJet|
Take a bus or flight to travel 409 miles (659 km) between Edinburgh and Amsterdam. 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $148 (€127). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus or easyJet among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Edinburgh to Amsterdam.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $51 (€44). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in continental Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar travel travel through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, between the UK and France. With a high-speed travel service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel to Amsterdam from Edinburgh in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar travel between Edinburgh and Amsterdam, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Transavia Airlines is a Dutch low-cost airline and for your next travel between Edinburgh and Amsterdam you can choose between Basic, Plus or Max ticket types.
There are 2 ways to get from Edinburgh to Amsterdam: bus or flight.
The cheapest way to go to Amsterdam from Edinburgh is by taking a bus, which costs on average $148 (€127).
This is compared to other ways of getting from Edinburgh to Amsterdam:
Taking a bus costs $21 (€18) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $169 (€145) for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Amsterdam from Edinburgh is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 30 min.
Other travel options to Amsterdam take longer:
Getting to Amsterdam by bus takes 23 h 50 min on average.
You should expect to travel around 409 miles (659 km) between Edinburgh and Amsterdam.
The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Amsterdam is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Edinburgh and Amsterdam as scheduled services by bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Edinburgh to Amsterdam:
The following travel companies offer services from Edinburgh to Amsterdam:
Yes, there are direct services available from Edinburgh to Amsterdam with the following travel companies:
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.
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