Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam

Glasgow to Amsterdam

  • 2 airlines fly direct from Glasgow to Amsterdam
  • Glasgow to Amsterdam is 442 miles
  • The average flight time from Glasgow to Amsterdam is 1h 25min
  • There are 36 flights a week from Glasgow to Amsterdam
  • The most popular airline flying from Glasgow to Amsterdam last month was KLM
  • £66 was the cheapest return price from Glasgow to Amsterdam last month

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Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam

This information is correct as of July 2015

Airlines that fly from Glasgow to Amsterdam

KLM and Easyjet both have direct flights from Glasgow International Airport to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Flybe also provide indirect flights, changing at Birmingham or Southampton Airport.

Terminal Information

Glasgow International Airport

KLM, Easyjet and Flybe passengers will find their check-in desks in Terminal 1. The three airlines open their check-in desks two hours before scheduled flight departure times.

The departure lounge at Glasgow International Airport has everything you need to prepare for your holiday. Shops include Boots, WHSmith, Dixons, Accessorize, a duty free outlet and Sunglass Hut. There’s also a Travelex currency exchange which offers the option of pre-ordering your foreign currency and collecting it at the airport.

Passengers who would rather not carry their purchases onto the flight, can take advantage of the Shop and Collect service. Anything you buy can be left at the airport ready for you to pick up from a designated collection point upon your return. The airport also offers a convenient dry cleaning service, great for busy passengers flying on business. You can take your items to the luggage point in the main check-in hall and they will be ready for you when you get back to Glasgow.

There are plenty of food and drink outlets in the departures hall too, with big names like Starbucks, Wetherspoon’s, Frankie & Benny’s and EAT.

Over at the UpperDeck Premium Lounge complimentary food and drink, free Wi-Fi and a games zone for children are available. Passengers can enjoy views over the runway and enjoy a peaceful break before their flight.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

At Amsterdam Airport Schiphol there is just one terminal. Four arrival areas lead into the same arrivals hall, in which there are a number of bars, restaurants and shops. Facilities include cash machines and an internet centre.

Passengers will find car hire desks at Amsterdam Airport behind Arrivals 3. Companies based at the airport include Avis, Budget, Hertz, Enterprise, National and Europcar. Hiring a car is a good option for those travelling beyond Amsterdam city centre. However, good public transport links make getting to and around Amsterdam city centre very easy.

A number of local bus routes leave from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. For passengers travelling to the city centre, the 197 Amsterdam Airport Express is the most direct. It runs every 15 minutes from platform B9 at the airport and goes to Museumplein, Rijksmuseum or Leidseplein. Tickets cost €4.75 for a single journey and €9.00 for a return. They can be bought online in advance or directly from the driver.

Schiphol rail station is located below the airport arrivals hall. You can buy tickets for travel from the yellow ticket machines in the station. Trains to Amsterdam Central, the city’s main rail station, run regularly and it takes just 15 minutes to reach the city centre. A single journey costs less than €5.00 and a return is around €8.00.

What to Expect in Amsterdam

As a British national, you’ll need your passport to travel to the Netherlands but don’t need any form of visa.

Temperatures are similar in Glasgow and Amsterdam although there’s generally a greater chance of rain in the Dutch city so don’t forget to take your umbrella. When it comes to time difference, Amsterdam is one hour ahead of the UK.

Prices in Amsterdam are similar to prices in Glasgow although eating out may be a little cheaper on average. Half a litre of beer costs around €4.00 while a mid-range three course meal for two will set you back approximately €60.00.

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