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from Bath to Edinburgh

You can get from Bath to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

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19 Jan
£105London North Eastern Railway
£20National Express
£31easyJet
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20 Jan
£106London North Eastern Railway
£23National Express
£38easyJet
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21 Jan
£121London North Eastern Railway
£24National Express
£31easyJet
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22 Jan
£71London North Eastern Railway
£24National Express
£31easyJet
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£103London North Eastern Railway
£22National Express
£31easyJet

Travel Information from Bath to Edinburgh

distanceDistance317 miles (511 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£38 - £120
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £38 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £38 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach, flight 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 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £38. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Bath to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bath 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 Bath to Edinburgh.
FAQs

What are my Bath to Edinburgh travel options?

There are 3 travel options from Bath to Edinburgh: coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Bath to Edinburgh the cheapest way?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Bath to Edinburgh. Tickets for a flight cost on average £38.

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A flight is £16 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Bath to Edinburgh costing on average £54.

A flight is generally £82 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £120 from Bath to Edinburgh.

What is the fastest way from Bath to Edinburgh?

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

Other travel options from Bath to Edinburgh 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.

How many miles from Bath to Edinburgh would I travel?

The distance from Bath to Edinburgh is approximately 317 miles (511 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Bath to Edinburgh is:

  • 8 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Bath to Edinburgh?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Bath and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bath Spa and tend to arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Which travel operators can get me from Bath to Edinburgh?

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

  • You can take a coach from Bath to Edinburgh with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £54 with National Express from Bath to Edinburgh.
  • You can travel by plane between Bath and Edinburgh with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Bath to Edinburgh tickets for £38 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Bath to Edinburgh with London North Eastern Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for £120 with London North Eastern Railway from Bath to Edinburgh.

Is there a direct service to Edinburgh from Bath?

Yes, there are direct services available between Bath and Edinburgh with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around 8 direct trains per day and book this direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Edinburgh as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Bath and Edinburgh.

Where should I go next after I travel between Bath and Edinburgh?

Many of our customers travelling from Bath to Edinburgh don't make Edinburgh their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Glasgow or Manchester, either of which you could add to your Bath and Edinburgh trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Edinburgh to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I purchase Bath to Edinburgh tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £54 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £38 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £120 one way on average.

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