Edinburgh to Amsterdam by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Edinburgh to Amsterdam by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Amsterdam take around 9 hours and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 660 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Amsterdam.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Amsterdam?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Amsterdam usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Amsterdam every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 18 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Amsterdam?
The Edinburgh to Amsterdam train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Amsterdam train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Amsterdam is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:59.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 07:30, and the last at 23:21.
What's the Edinburgh to Amsterdam train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Amsterdam are $79.23.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $255 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $409. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Edinburgh to Amsterdam train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Edinburgh to Amsterdam by train.
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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Amsterdam?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Amsterdam, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- Grand Central
- Grand Central Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- TransPennine Express
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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