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4 trains from £140
Tomorrow
5 trains from £66
Fri, Sep 27
1 train from £110
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Sep 22
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£140Flybe
Mon
Sep 23
£66Virgin Trains
£30National Express
£102Flybe
Tue
Sep 24
£45Virgin Trains
£16National Express
£102Flybe
Wed
Sep 25
£40Virgin Trains
£16National Express
£76Flybe
Thu
Sep 26
£45Virgin Trains
£14National Express
£102Flybe
Fri
Sep 27
£110Virgin Trains
£24National Express
£58Flybe
Sat
Sep 28
£92Virgin Trains
£16National Express
£55Flybe
Sun
Sep 29
£66Virgin Trains
£20National Express
£58Flybe
Mon
Sep 30
£52Virgin Trains
£21National Express
£47Flybe
Tue
Oct 1
£40Virgin Trains
£16National Express
£46Flybe
Wed
Oct 2
£40Virgin Trains
£14National Express
£55Flybe
Thu
Oct 3
£45Virgin Trains
£17National Express
£55Flybe
Fri
Oct 4
£52Virgin Trains
£16National Express
£58Flybe
Sat
Oct 5
£66Virgin Trains
£23National Express
£46Flybe
Sun
Oct 6
£51Virgin Trains
£14National Express
£54Flybe
Mon
Oct 7
£38Virgin Trains
£14National Express
£36Flybe
Tue
Oct 8
£40Virgin Trains
£14National Express
£38Flybe
Wed
Oct 9
£40Virgin Trains
£12National Express
£46Flybe
Thu
Oct 10
£40Virgin Trains
£16National Express
£36Flybe
Fri
Oct 11
£72Virgin Trains
£20National Express
£39Flybe
Sat
Oct 12
£47Virgin Trains
£20National Express
£38Flybe

How to Travel from Birmingham to Edinburgh

Birmingham and Edinburgh are about 300 km apart and it’s possible to get direct trains, buses and flights between the two cities. Trains and flights obviously are the quickest option but buses offer some significant savings. Look below for a lowdown on the best way for you to travel from Birmingham to Edinburgh.

Buses from Birmingham to Edinburgh | Trains from Birmingham to Edinburgh | Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh

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£27

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1 Month Before

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£14

7:35 h

1 Week Before

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£56

1:10 h

2 Months Before



What is the best way to travel from Birmingham to Edinburgh?

Cheapest way to travel from Birmingham to Edinburgh


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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Edinburgh is by bus, with fares available for under 20 pounds even in the days running up to travel. National Express offer 4 direct services per day from Birmingham coach station which arrive at Edinburgh Elder Street. The journey takes between 7 and a half and 9 hours.

 

Fastest way to travel from Birmingham to Edinburgh


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In terms of pure journey time, flying is the fastest way to travel from Birmingham to Edinburgh. However, once you take into account waiting times and journeys to and from the airport, the train proves to be quicker, taking just over 4 hours, as opposed to 4 and a half. Trains are operated by Virgin Trains and run from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh Waverley and depart every 2 hours.


Most popular way to travel from Birmingham to Edinburgh


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The most popular option on this route is to take the train. Depending on when you book your ticket, the price should be less than a flight and still take around the same time as one. Taking the bus is still a viable choice if you want the very cheapest option.


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