How to get from Colchester to Edinburgh

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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Colchester

distanceDistance326 miles (525 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £45 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 326 miles (525 km) to Edinburgh from Colchester. 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 Colchester to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Colchester 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 Colchester to Edinburgh.
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There are 4 ways that you can travel between Colchester and Edinburgh. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Colchester to Edinburgh. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A ferry is about £63 less than a coach, which costs on average £63 for this route.

A ferry is £45 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Colchester to Edinburgh costing on average £45.

A ferry journey is usually £99 less than a journey to Edinburgh by train, which costs on average £99 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Colchester 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, getting to Edinburgh by coach can take on average 16 h 35 min.

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In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 5 h 42 min.

Edinburgh is approximately 326 miles (525 km) away from Colchester.

The average frequency per day from Colchester to Edinburgh is:

  • 6 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Colchester and Edinburgh 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 Colchester to Edinburgh:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Colchester, East Hill / High Street and tend to arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains mostly leave from Colchester and tend to arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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

  • You can take a coach from Colchester to Edinburgh with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £63 with National Express from Colchester to Edinburgh.
  • You can travel by plane from Colchester to Edinburgh with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Colchester to Edinburgh tickets for £45 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Colchester and Edinburgh with London North Eastern Railway, and you can find London North Eastern Railway Colchester to Edinburgh tickets for £99 on Omio.
Many of our customers travelling from Colchester 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 Colchester and Edinburgh trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Edinburgh to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost £63 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £45 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £99 one way on average.

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

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