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from Bournemouth to Edinburgh

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

Our recommendation

To get from Bournemouth to Edinburgh on 19 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:59Bournemouth7h24 17:23Edinburgh Waverley
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18:15Bournemouth, Coach Station13h25 07:40Edinburgh
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08:59Bournemouth7h23 16:22Edinburgh Waverley
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08:10Bournemouth8h05 16:15Edinburgh Waverley
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10:59Bournemouth7h30 18:29Edinburgh Waverley
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18 Oct
£189London North Eastern Railway
£71National Express
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19 Oct
£85London North Eastern Railway
£71National Express
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20 Oct
£74London North Eastern Railway
£71National Express
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22 Oct
£217Cross Country
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23 Oct
£217Cross Country
£77National Express
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24 Oct
£170South Western Railway
£77National Express

Travel Information to Edinburgh from Bournemouth

distanceDistance365 miles (588 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£27 - £140
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £27 • 12 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £50 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 365 miles (588 km) between Bournemouth and Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £27. 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 from Bournemouth to Edinburgh.

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Travel Tips

Travel from Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth to Edinburgh.
What are my travel options from Bournemouth to Edinburgh?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Bournemouth to Edinburgh. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Edinburgh from Bournemouth?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bournemouth to Edinburgh, which costs on average £27.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A coach is about £22 less than a flight, which costs on average £50 for this trip.

A coach journey is usually £112 less than a journey to Edinburgh by train, which costs on average £140 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Edinburgh from Bournemouth?

The quickest way to travel between Bournemouth and Edinburgh is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by coach can take on average 12 h 40 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 55 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Bournemouth to Edinburgh?

The distance from Bournemouth to Edinburgh is approximately 365 miles (588 km).

How many services a day are there between Bournemouth and Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Bournemouth to Edinburgh is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Bournemouth to Edinburgh?

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

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Bournemouth to Edinburgh depart from Bournemouth, Coach Station to Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Bournemouth Airport and arrive in Edinburgh Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Bournemouth and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Bournemouth to Edinburgh?

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

  • You can travel by coach between Bournemouth and Edinburgh with National Express, and you can find National Express Bournemouth to Edinburgh tickets for £27 on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Bournemouth to Edinburgh with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for £50 with easyJet from Bournemouth to Edinburgh.
  • You can take a train from Bournemouth to Edinburgh with London North Eastern Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for £140 with London North Eastern Railway from Bournemouth to Edinburgh.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Bournemouth and Edinburgh ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth and Edinburgh itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Edinburgh and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Bournemouth to Edinburgh online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Bournemouth to Edinburgh, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £27 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £50 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is £140 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Bournemouth to Edinburgh tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.