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from Edinburgh to Amsterdam

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

Our recommendation

To get from Edinburgh to Amsterdam on 20 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:45Edinburgh Airport1h30 22:15Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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19:45Edinburgh Airport1h30 22:15Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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10:05Edinburgh Airport1h35 12:40Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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12:50Edinburgh Airport8h25 22:15Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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08:35Edinburgh Airport9h40 19:15Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Amsterdam

distanceDistance409 miles (659 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£36 - £92
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £36 • 1 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £36 • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or easyJet

Take a coach or flight to travel 409 miles (659 km) between Edinburgh and Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £36. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or easyJet among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Amsterdam.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Amsterdam

Travel 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 are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Amsterdam, Netherlands if I’m coming from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

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

What measures do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 16/05/2022; 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 to Amsterdam from Edinburgh.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Return travel to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Netherlands is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Netherlands?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Netherlands?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Edinburgh, United Kingdom was last verified on 18/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Edinburgh from Amsterdam.

How do you get from Edinburgh to Amsterdam?

You can travel between Edinburgh and Amsterdam 2 different ways: coach or flight.

How do I get from Edinburgh to Amsterdam the cheapest way?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Amsterdam, which costs on average £36.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Amsterdam:

A flight is generally £56 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £92 from Edinburgh to Amsterdam.

What is the fastest way from Edinburgh to Amsterdam?

The fastest way to get to Amsterdam from Edinburgh is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 30 min.

There are alternative travel options to Amsterdam that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 21 h 50 min.

How far is Amsterdam from Edinburgh?

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

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

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

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

Which travel companies can get me from Edinburgh to Amsterdam?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Amsterdam:

  • You can go to Amsterdam from Edinburgh by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £92 with Flixbus from Edinburgh to Amsterdam on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Edinburgh and Amsterdam with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Edinburgh to Amsterdam tickets for £36 on Omio.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Edinburgh to Amsterdam ends?

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

How far in advance should I book tickets from Edinburgh to Amsterdam online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Edinburgh to Amsterdam, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £92 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £36 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Amsterdam from Edinburgh online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.