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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Amsterdam

distanceDistance409 miles (659 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £128 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or easyJet

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 409 miles (659 km) to Edinburgh from Amsterdam. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or easyJet among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Amsterdam to Edinburgh.

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FAQs

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Edinburgh, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Edinburgh from Amsterdam restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Amsterdam?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 28/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Edinburgh from Amsterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Edinburgh restricted?

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

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: Recommended

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 27/06/2022. 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.

There are 4 travel options from Amsterdam to Edinburgh: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Edinburgh. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A ferry is generally £85 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £85 from Amsterdam to Edinburgh.

A ferry is £128 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Amsterdam to Edinburgh costing on average £128.

A ferry is £6 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Amsterdam to Edinburgh costing on average £6.

The fastest way from Amsterdam to Edinburgh is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

Other travel options from Amsterdam to Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 22 h 15 min.

In comparison, travelling by ferry can take you on average NaN h NaN min.

In comparison, going by train can take 13 h 4 min   on average.

The distance between Amsterdam and Edinburgh is around 409 miles (659 km).

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Edinburgh is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Edinburgh from Amsterdam as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Amsterdam to Edinburgh:

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

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:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Edinburgh by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Amsterdam to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £85.
  • Travel with easyJet for flights to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Amsterdam to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £128.

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

  • You can check for a direct flight to Edinburgh with easyJet, KLM or KLM Cityhopper.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Edinburgh tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.

Your journey from Amsterdam to Edinburgh doesn't have to end in Edinburgh. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Manchester to your Amsterdam to Edinburgh trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £85 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £128 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is on average £1 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £6 one way for this trip.

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.

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