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from Derby to Edinburgh

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

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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Derby

distanceDistance219 miles (354 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£35 - £36
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £35 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £35 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Avanti West Coast

Take a flight or train to travel 219 miles (354 km) to Edinburgh from Derby. 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 £35. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Derby to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Derby 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 Derby to Edinburgh.

How do I go from Derby to Edinburgh?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Derby to Edinburgh?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Derby to Edinburgh, which costs on average £35.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A flight is generally £1 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £36 from Derby to Edinburgh.

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

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Derby 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 train requires on average 4 h 18 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Derby to Edinburgh would I travel?

The distance between Derby and Edinburgh is around 219 miles (354 km).

How many services a day are there between Derby and Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Derby to Edinburgh is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Derby and in Edinburgh?

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

  • Most travellers take a train from Derby to Edinburgh Waverley.

Which travel companies can get me from Derby to Edinburgh?

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

  • Travel with easyJet for flights to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Derby to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £35.
  • Avanti West Coast can get you to Edinburgh by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Avanti West Coast from Derby to Edinburgh for £36 on Omio.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Derby to Edinburgh?

Your journey from Derby 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 Derby to Edinburgh trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!

How far in advance should I buy my Derby to Edinburgh ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average £35 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £36 one way on average.

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