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from Barnsley to Edinburgh

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Travel Information from Barnsley to Edinburgh

distanceDistance179 miles (288 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£28 - £143
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £28 • 5 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £38 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Cross Country

Travel 179 miles (288 km) by coach, flight or train from Barnsley to Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £28. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, easyJet or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Barnsley to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Barnsley to Edinburgh

Travel to Edinburgh 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 Barnsley to Edinburgh.

How do I go from Barnsley to Edinburgh?

There are 3 ways to get from Barnsley to Edinburgh: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Barnsley to Edinburgh?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Barnsley to Edinburgh, which costs on average £28.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A coach is £11 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Barnsley to Edinburgh costing on average £38.

A coach is £115 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Barnsley to Edinburgh costing on average £143.

What is the quickest way from Barnsley to Edinburgh?

The fastest way from Barnsley to Edinburgh is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options between Barnsley and Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 1 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Barnsley and Edinburgh

Edinburgh is approximately 179 miles (288 km) away from Barnsley.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Barnsley to Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Barnsley to Edinburgh is:

  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Barnsley and Edinburgh as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Barnsley to Edinburgh:

  • Coaches most often depart from Barnsley at Barnsley, Interchange and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains mostly depart from Barnsley and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Barnsley to Edinburgh?

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

  • You can go to Edinburgh from Barnsley by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £28 with Flixbus from Barnsley to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane to Edinburgh from Barnsley with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Barnsley to Edinburgh tickets for £38 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Barnsley to Edinburgh with Cross Country. Cheap tickets can be found for £143 with Cross Country from Barnsley to Edinburgh.

Where should I go next after I travel from Barnsley to Edinburgh?

Looking to extend your trip from Barnsley to Edinburgh? Many Omio customers who go from Barnsley to Edinburgh usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Glasgow or Manchester from Edinburgh, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I buy my Barnsley to Edinburgh ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £28 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £38 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £143 one way on average.

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

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