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from Chester to Edinburgh

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Travel Information between Chester and Edinburgh

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£38 - £88
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £38 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £38 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Avanti West Coast

Take a flight or train to travel 190 miles (307 km) to Edinburgh from Chester. 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £38. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Chester to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Chester 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 Chester to Edinburgh.

How do you get from Chester to Edinburgh?

There are 2 ways to travel from Chester to Edinburgh including taking a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Edinburgh from Chester?

The cheapest way from Chester to Edinburgh is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £38 compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A flight journey is usually £50 less than a journey to Edinburgh by train, which costs on average £88 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Chester?

The quickest way to travel to Edinburgh from Chester 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, taking a train requires on average 3 h 42 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Chester to Edinburgh?

Edinburgh is approximately 190 miles (307 km) away from Chester.

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

The average frequency per day from Chester to Edinburgh is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

When going from Chester to Edinburgh, where do I depart from Chester and where do I arrive in Edinburgh?

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

  • Most travellers catch their train from Chester and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Chester to Edinburgh?

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

  • You can travel by plane to Edinburgh from Chester with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Chester to Edinburgh tickets for £38 on Omio.
  • You can travel between Chester and Edinburgh by train with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £88 with Avanti West Coast from Chester to Edinburgh.

Where should I go next after I travel to Edinburgh from Chester?

Many of our customers travelling from Chester 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 Chester 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 book Chester to Edinburgh tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average £38 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £88 one way on average.

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