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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 22 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00Amsterdam Airport Schiphol9h10 16:10Edinburgh Airport
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08:00Amsterdam Airport Schiphol9h10 16:10Edinburgh Airport
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07:15Amsterdam Airport Schiphol9h55 16:10Edinburgh Airport
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06:35Amsterdam Airport Schiphol10h35 16:10Edinburgh Airport
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12:25Amsterdam Airport Schiphol4h45 16:10Edinburgh Airport
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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Amsterdam

distanceDistance409 miles (659 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £58 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet

Travel 409 miles (659 km) by flight from Amsterdam to Edinburgh. EasyJet is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct flight 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.
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Edinburgh, United Kingdom if I’m coming from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

Can travellers from Netherlands enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Edinburgh from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • 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
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 19/09/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Edinburgh from Amsterdam.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back 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 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
  • 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 19/09/2021. 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 travel options from Amsterdam to Edinburgh?

Travel Amsterdam to Edinburgh by flight.

What is the fastest way to Edinburgh from Amsterdam?

Travelling by flight is also the quickest way from Amsterdam to Edinburgh. It takes on average 1 h 25 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance from Amsterdam to Edinburgh?

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

Where do I depart from Amsterdam? Where do I arrive in Edinburgh?

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a plane ticket from Amsterdam to Edinburgh depart from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Edinburgh Airport.
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 company for you:

  • 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 £58.
Is there a way to travel directly from Amsterdam to Edinburgh?

Yes, there is a direct route available to Edinburgh from Amsterdam:

  • You can take a direct flight with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Edinburgh as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Edinburgh from Amsterdam.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Amsterdam to Edinburgh?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Amsterdam to Edinburgh often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Amsterdam and Edinburgh itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Edinburgh and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets from Amsterdam to Edinburgh online to get 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 for this trip is on average £58 one way.

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.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam City Centre
Amsterdam Centraal

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
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