You can get from Edinburgh to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.
To get from Edinburgh to Birmingham on 27 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||244 miles (394 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£18 - £78|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £18 • 9 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £78 • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||easyJet, National Express or Avanti West Coast|
Take a flight, coach or train to travel 244 miles (394 km) between Edinburgh and Birmingham. 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 £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are easyJet, National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Edinburgh to Birmingham.
You can travel from Edinburgh to Birmingham 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Birmingham, which costs on average £18.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:
A coach is £60 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Edinburgh to Birmingham costing on average £78.
A coach is £43 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Birmingham costing on average £62.
The quickest way to travel to Birmingham from Edinburgh 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 coach requires on average 9 h 15 min of travel time.
In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 12 min on average.
You should expect to travel around 244 miles (394 km) from Edinburgh to Birmingham.
The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Birmingham is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Birmingham from 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 for travellers from Edinburgh to Birmingham:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Edinburgh to Birmingham with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Birmingham tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.
Before travelling from Edinburgh to Birmingham, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Birmingham tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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