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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Edinburgh

distanceDistance409 miles (659 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Amsterdam to Edinburgh cover the 409 miles (659 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 30 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Edinburgh, United Kingdom allowed?

Travel by train between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Edinburgh, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Edinburgh from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Amsterdam?

Entry Requirements:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 17/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Edinburgh from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Netherlands from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return train to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Edinburgh is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Amsterdam from Edinburgh restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Edinburgh?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 16/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Amsterdam from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Amsterdam to Edinburgh?

You should expect to travel around 409 miles (659 km)  from Amsterdam to Edinburgh by train.

How many hours does it take from Amsterdam to Edinburgh by train?

While the time it takes to travel 409 miles (659 km) from Amsterdam to Edinburgh can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Amsterdam to Edinburgh is on average 9 h 30 min.

When travelling by train from Amsterdam to Edinburgh, which train station in Amsterdam do I depart from and which train station in Edinburgh do I arrive in?

Some of the Amsterdam train stations to Edinburgh you can start your journey from include Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Amstel. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Edinburgh include Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal   and arriving in Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the departure train station in Amsterdam located? Where is the arrival train station in Edinburgh located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and travel around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (659 m) from the train station to the city centre in Edinburgh.

How many trains per day are there from Amsterdam to Edinburgh?

The average number of trains departing Amsterdam for Edinburgh is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Edinburgh
Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your journey to Edinburgh.
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Public transport options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet