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from Canterbury to Edinburgh

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

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Travel Information from Canterbury to Edinburgh

distanceDistance366 miles (590 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £73
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 12 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £59 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 366 miles (590 km) to Edinburgh from Canterbury. 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 £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Canterbury to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips

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

There are 3 ways to get from Canterbury to Edinburgh: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Canterbury and Edinburgh?

The cheapest way from Canterbury to Edinburgh is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £22 compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach journey is usually £37 less than a journey to Edinburgh by plane, which costs on average £59 for the same trip.

A coach is £51 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Canterbury to Edinburgh costing on average £73.

What is the quickest way from Canterbury to Edinburgh?

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Canterbury is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Edinburgh that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 12 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 5 h 56 min.

How many miles from Canterbury to Edinburgh would I travel?

The distance from Canterbury to Edinburgh is approximately 366 miles (590 km).

How many services a day are there to Edinburgh from Canterbury?

The average frequency per day from Canterbury to Edinburgh is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Canterbury to 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 Canterbury to Edinburgh?

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

  • Coaches from Canterbury to Edinburgh most often leave from Canterbury, Bus Station and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains most often depart from Canterbury at Canterbury West and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley.
Which travel companies can get me from Canterbury to Edinburgh?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Canterbury to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to Edinburgh by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Canterbury to Edinburgh for £22 on Omio.
  • EasyJet can get you to Edinburgh by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Canterbury to Edinburgh for £59 on Omio.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Canterbury to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £73.
Where should I go next after I travel between Canterbury and Edinburgh?
Many of our customers travelling from Canterbury 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 Canterbury 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 buy Canterbury to Edinburgh tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £22 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £59 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £73 one way.

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