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Train Information between Edinburgh and Amsterdam

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

Trains from Edinburgh to Amsterdam cover the 409 miles (659 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 19 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Travel Tips

Trains from Edinburgh to Amsterdam
Travel by train 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.
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Edinburgh to Amsterdam?

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

Can I enter Netherlands from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

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

All travellers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 20/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Amsterdam from Edinburgh as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return train to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Amsterdam is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Edinburgh from Amsterdam restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 21/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Edinburgh from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

How many miles is it from Edinburgh to Amsterdam by train?
You should expect to travel around 409 miles (659 km)  from Edinburgh to Amsterdam by train.
How long does it take from Edinburgh to Amsterdam by train?
The Edinburgh to Amsterdam train duration is on average 9 h 19 min, which is to be expected when travelling 409 miles (659 km) to Amsterdam from Edinburgh. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Edinburgh to Amsterdam, which train station in Edinburgh do I depart from and which train station in Amsterdam do I arrive in?

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. When arriving in Amsterdam, you can end your trip in train stations like Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk.

Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley   to Amsterdam Centraal   most frequently for this route.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Edinburgh.

The most popular arrival train station, Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Amsterdam.

How many trains are there from Edinburgh to Amsterdam a day?
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Amsterdam is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your journey to Amsterdam.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59 | Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN