How to get from Bath to Edinburgh

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Travel Information from Bath to Edinburgh

distanceDistance317 miles (511 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£35 - £227
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £35 • 13 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £169 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or Cross Country

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 317 miles (511 km) to Edinburgh from Bath. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £35. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are easyJet, National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Bath to Edinburgh.

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

The cheapest way from Bath to Edinburgh is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £35 compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach is £134 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Bath to Edinburgh costing on average £169.

A coach is £192 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Bath to Edinburgh costing on average £227.

The fastest way from Bath to Edinburgh is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Edinburgh from Bath can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by coach can take on average 13 h 25 min.

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by train can take on average 6 h 25 min.

Edinburgh is approximately 317 miles (511 km) away from Bath.

The average frequency per day from Bath to Edinburgh is:

  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Bath to Edinburgh as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Bath to Edinburgh:

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Bath to Edinburgh depart from Bath, London Road to Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Bath Spa and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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

  • You can take a flight from Bath to Edinburgh with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for £169 with easyJet from Bath to Edinburgh.
  • You can take a coach from Bath to Edinburgh with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £35 with National Express from Bath to Edinburgh.
  • You can take a train from Bath to Edinburgh with Cross Country. Cheap tickets can be found for £227 with Cross Country from Bath to Edinburgh.

Yes, there are direct routes from Bath to Edinburgh with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct flights per day to Edinburgh with easyJet or Loganair.
  • You can check for a direct coach to Edinburgh with with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find 16 direct trains per day to take to Edinburgh with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Edinburgh tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Bath to Edinburgh often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Bath and Edinburgh itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Edinburgh and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £169 one way.
  • Coach tickets are costing £35 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £227 one way on average.

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

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