You can get from Bristol to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||311 miles (501 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£29 - £103|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £29 • 12 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £81 • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||easyJet, Flixbus or London North Eastern Railway|
Travel 311 miles (501 km) by flight, coach or train between Bristol and Edinburgh. 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £29. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are easyJet, Flixbus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Bristol to Edinburgh.
There are 3 travel options from Bristol to Edinburgh: flight, coach or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bristol to Edinburgh, which costs on average £29.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:
A coach journey is usually £52 less than a journey to Edinburgh by plane, which costs on average £81 for the same trip.
A coach is generally £74 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £103 from Bristol to Edinburgh.
The quickest way to travel to Edinburgh from Bristol is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by coach can take 12 h 40 min on average.
In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by train can take on average 6 h 30 min.
The distance from Bristol to Edinburgh is approximately 311 miles (501 km).
The average frequency per day from Bristol to Edinburgh is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Bristol 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 Bristol to Edinburgh:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bristol to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Bristol to Edinburgh with the following travel companies:
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 route.
When planning your trip between Bristol and Edinburgh, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Bristol and Edinburgh online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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