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from Amsterdam to Edinburgh

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

Our recommendation

To get from Amsterdam to Edinburgh on 23 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:15Amsterdam Airport Schiphol3h30 18:45Edinburgh Airport
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11:40Amsterdam Airport Schiphol8h35 19:15Edinburgh Airport
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11:40Amsterdam Airport Schiphol4h55 15:35Edinburgh Airport
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16:15Amsterdam Airport Schiphol6h20 21:35Edinburgh Airport
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11:40Amsterdam Airport Schiphol6h25 17:05Edinburgh Airport
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23 Jan
£139Air France
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£134BA Cityflyer
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£149British Airways
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£101BA Cityflyer
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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Edinburgh

distanceDistance409 miles (659 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£53 - £112
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £53 • 1 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £53 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Flixbus

Travel 409 miles (659 km) by flight or coach from Amsterdam to 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £53. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are easyJet or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Amsterdam to Edinburgh

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.

Is international travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Edinburgh, United Kingdom allowed?

International travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Edinburgh, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from Netherlands?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Edinburgh if travelling from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 21/01/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Amsterdam and Edinburgh.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Edinburgh restricted?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Amsterdam from Edinburgh?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 20/01/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here.

What are my Amsterdam to Edinburgh travel options?

There are 2 ways to travel between Amsterdam and Edinburgh including taking a flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Edinburgh?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Edinburgh. Tickets for a flight cost on average £53.

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A flight is generally £58 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £112 from Amsterdam to Edinburgh.

What is the quickest way from Amsterdam to Edinburgh?

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 coach can take 23 h 15 min   on average.

How far is Edinburgh from Amsterdam?

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Amsterdam and in Edinburgh?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a plane ticket from Amsterdam to Edinburgh depart from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Edinburgh Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) to Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Who can get me from Amsterdam to Edinburgh?

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:

  • EasyJet can take you to Edinburgh by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from Amsterdam to Edinburgh for £53.
  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Amsterdam to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £112.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Amsterdam to Edinburgh?

Many of our customers travelling from Amsterdam to Edinburgh don't make Edinburgh their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Glasgow or Manchester, either of which you could add to your Amsterdam and Edinburgh trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Edinburgh to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy Amsterdam to Edinburgh tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is £53 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £112 one way for this route.

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