Cheap Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh (AMS - EDI)

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Flight information Amsterdam to Edinburgh

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Average flight time, total distance 413 miles

1h 25min

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Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Edinburgh: Edinburgh.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Amsterdam to Edinburgh is £77. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
1h 25min is the average flight time from Amsterdam to Edinburgh.
There are 5 airlines who fly direct from Amsterdam to Edinburgh.
There are 44 flights per week flying from Amsterdam to Edinburgh, as of August.

This information is correct as of August 2016

Airlines that fly from Amsterdam to Edinburgh

EasyJet, KLM and KLM CityHopper all fly direct from Amsterdam to Edinburgh.

Terminal Information – Departing

This is only a guideline. Always check your boarding pass for up-to-date terminal information.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is a huge airport built under the one terminal concept, with numerous piers all under one roof. You'll see which pier your flight is departing from once you arrive at the airport, but as a rule of thumb KLM flights usually leave from piers B, C and D while EasyJet leave from piers H and M. The airport has a wide range of shops, restaurants and bars but if you get bored of exploring you can always sit down and enjoy the free Wi-Fi.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Edinburgh Airport has excellent public transport links to the city centre with the Airlink 100 express bus, the no.35 local bus, and the tram. The bus stops are right outside the terminal, while the tram stop is about five minutes' walk away from the building. Express bus tickets cost £4.50*, local bus tickets £1.60* (although the journey is a lot slower) and tram tickets cost £5.50*. Alternatively you can take a taxi from the rank, a short walk from the terminal under a covered walkway. It should cost you about £20* to reach the city centre.

Another option is car hire at Edinburgh Airport. This gives you the freedom to visit sights outside the city like Rosslyn Chapel, the East Neuk of Fife, and (if you don't mind a longer drive) the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.

Practical Information

You need a valid passport to fly to Edinburgh from Amsterdam. Try to arrive at the airport no later than 90 minutes before scheduled departure.

What to expect in Edinburgh

Summers in Edinburgh can be quite unpredictable, with rainy afternoons more common than sunny ones. Still, it's an excuse to check out the capital's excellent nightlife: here's our pick of the 9 best pubs in Edinburgh. You'll find your money goes further in Edinburgh pubs, too, with a pint of beer costing about 5% less than one in Amsterdam. A meal in McDonalds is 20% cheaper, and a bottle of water is nearly half the price.

Edinburgh is at its busiest during the month of August, when the festivals roll into town. Our beginners guide to The Fringe tells you all you need to know about the world's largest arts festival. While you're there, take time to visit the city's ten most beautiful places. Check out our Edinburgh travel guide for more information about the Scottish capital.

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