How to get from Bournemouth to Edinburgh

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from Bournemouth to Edinburgh

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

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

08:59Bournemouth7h25 16:24Edinburgh Waverley
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£1231One-way
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08:59Bournemouth7h25 16:24Edinburgh Waverley
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09:22Bournemouth8h59 18:21Edinburgh Waverley
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£2371One-way

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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Bournemouth

distanceDistance365 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£40 - £101
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £40 • 13 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £98 • 7 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 365 miles to Edinburgh from Bournemouth. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 24 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £40. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bournemouth to Edinburgh.

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FAQs

There are 4 ways to travel from Bournemouth to Edinburgh including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Edinburgh. Tickets for a coach cost on average £40.

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach is about £60 less than a flight, which costs on average £101 for this trip.

A coach journey is usually £58 less than a journey to Edinburgh by train, which costs on average £98 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Bournemouth to Edinburgh is by train with an average journey time of 7 h 24 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 13 h 10 min   of travel time.

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Edinburgh is approximately 365 miles away from Bournemouth.

The average frequency per day from Bournemouth to Edinburgh is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • 5 trains per day.

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

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Bournemouth, Coach Station and tend to arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Flights mostly depart from Bournemouth Airport and arrive in Edinburgh Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Bournemouth and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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

  • You can take a coach from Bournemouth to Edinburgh with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £40 with National Express from Bournemouth to Edinburgh.
  • You can take a train from Bournemouth to Edinburgh with London North Eastern Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for £98 with London North Eastern Railway from Bournemouth to Edinburgh.
Your journey from Bournemouth to Edinburgh doesn't have to end in Edinburgh. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Manchester to your Bournemouth to Edinburgh trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £40 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £101 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £98 one way.

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

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