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Last minute flights to Amsterdam

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Departure Wed, 03 Jul Return Tue, 09 Jul
EDI Edinburgh
AMS Amsterdam
return from £110
Departure Fri, 26 Jul Return Mon, 29 Jul
EDI Edinburgh
AMS Amsterdam
return from £145
Departure Mon, 24 Jun Return Thu, 27 Jun
GLA Glasgow
AMS Amsterdam
return from £111
Departure Mon, 22 Jul Return Thu, 25 Jul
GLA Glasgow
AMS Amsterdam
return from £107
Route information
Discover the most useful information about Edinburgh and Amsterdam to organise your travel.
Currency exchange rates and cost of life
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.12 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.9 GBP
Last checked on 27 June 2019
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 57% more expensive in Amsterdam than in Edinburgh.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 3% more expensive in Amsterdam than in Edinburgh.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 48% more expensive in Amsterdam than in Edinburgh.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 1% more expensive in Amsterdam than in Edinburgh.

( Edinburgh airports
  • ? Turnhouse (EDI)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ? Glasgow Scotland (GLA)
    How far from city centre: 42 miles
  • ? Prestwick (PIK)
    How far from city centre: 63 miles
) Amsterdam airports
  • ? Schiphol (AMS)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ? Welschap (EIN)
    How far from city centre: 67 miles
  • ? Rotterdam (RTM)
    How far from city centre: 40 miles
L Distance: 409 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Edinburgh to Amsterdam

How long is the Edinburgh flight to Amsterdam?

Direct flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam have a flight duration of 1 hour and 35 minutes to cover the 440-mile flight path across the North Sea, and there are also indirect flights via Birmingham and London that take around 3 hours and 30 minutes.

Is there a time change from Edinburgh to Amsterdam?

Yes, Amsterdam is one hour ahead of Edinburgh, and both cities advance by one hour on the same day to follow Daylight Saving Time between Spring and Autumn.

How early should I arrive at the airport?

You should aim to arrive at Edinburgh airport at least two hours before your flight departure time in order to allow for any unavoidable delays you may experience in getting to the airport.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase to travel to Amsterdam?

Amsterdam’s climate is quite similar to that of Edinburgh, so pack the clothes that you would normally wear at home for any particular time of year.

Which airlines fly from Edinburgh to Amsterdam?

How to find cheap flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam

Our website’s powerful search engine provides a wealth of information on the best and most economical flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam. Not only do we have the lowest Internet ticket prices for flights, but you can also filter the search results to show flights to Amsterdam that correspond with your required departures and times, your preferred airline names, airport names and more. It’s fast, and the results are displayed showing the most economical airfares to Amsterdam at the top of the list, so you can easily see when is the cheapest time to go for short city breaks or extended holidays.

When is the best time to fly from Edinburgh to Amsterdam?

April marks the start of Amsterdam’s tourist season and is when the city’s famous Tulip Season gets underway. Spectacular floral displays are on show in the city’s parks and gardens and last throughout April and May. Tourist numbers increase significantly as the warmer months of summer approach, so aim for the earlier part of the season if you prefer a quieter environment to enjoy the horticultural beauty that is unsurpassed anywhere.

December and January are the months when the Amsterdam Light Festival is held, and it’s a sight to behold as the city is bathed in fantastic light displays. Dress warmly and enjoy the magic of this amazing nighttime outdoors festival.

Edinburgh Airport

Useful information about Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport is located in the Ingleston area of the city and there are two main options available for travelling to the airport from Edinburgh city centre.

  • Bus: A convenient 24-hour bus link provides frequent services from Waverly Bridge and Haymarket rail station to the airport. The journey time is 30 minutes and costs £3.50
  • Taxi: Taxis can be hailed on the street or pre-booked and the cost from central Edinburgh to the airport is around £20.

Handling both international and domestic flights, the airport is well furnished with facilities including shops and restaurants, and free Wi-Fi is available, too. In accordance with UK law, smoking is only permitted in designated areas outside the terminal building.

Amsterdam SchipholAirport

Useful Information about Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

One of the world's busiest airports, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, is located around 12 miles by road south-west of the city. Options for travelling to the city include:
  • Train: Dutch Railways (NS) train services to Amsterdam Central cost 5.30 euros and the journey takes around 20 minutes
  • Bus: Amsterdam Airport Express Bus no. 397 takes 30 minutes but goes to Elandsgracht, not Amsterdam Central
  • Taxi: Taxis at the airport are plentiful and you can expect to pay up to 50 euros to get to central Amsterdam.

What to do and visit in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a popular visitor destination at any time of year. You can take boat trips on its picturesque canals, visit world-famous art collections housed in its many galleries and museums, such as the Rijksmuseum, and much more. There are also many beautiful parks to relax in as well as interesting city architecture to admire, particularly the tall, skinny houses along the canals. English is widely understood everywhere in the city, which makes shopping in Amsterdam a stress-free pleasure, whether you browse in its modern department stores or look for great deals in its colourful street markets around the city. Plan in some extra time for all the little things you will stumble across on your walks.

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