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from Edinburgh to Gloucester

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

Our recommendation

To get from Edinburgh to Gloucester on 19 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:52Edinburgh Waverley5h16 16:08Gloucester
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10:52Edinburgh Waverley5h16 16:08Gloucester
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10:52Edinburgh Waverley5h32 16:24Gloucester
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08:52Edinburgh Waverley5h16 14:08Gloucester
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08:52Edinburgh Waverley5h33 14:25Gloucester
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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Gloucester

distanceDistance284 miles (458 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£31 - £96
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £31 • 1 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £31 • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Cross Country

Travel 284 miles (458 km) by flight or train between Edinburgh and Gloucester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £31. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are easyJet or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Gloucester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Gloucester

Travel to Gloucester 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 Edinburgh to Gloucester.

What are my travel options from Edinburgh to Gloucester?

There are 2 ways to travel between Edinburgh and Gloucester including taking a flight or train.

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

The cheapest way from Edinburgh to Gloucester is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £31 compared to other travel options to Gloucester:

A flight journey is usually £64 less than a journey to Gloucester by train, which costs on average £96 for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Gloucester from Edinburgh is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 30 min.

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

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 32 min   on average.

How many miles are between Edinburgh and Gloucester

You should expect to travel around 284 miles (458 km) from Edinburgh to Gloucester.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Edinburgh to Gloucester?

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Gloucester is:

  • 7 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Edinburgh? Where do I arrive in Gloucester?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Edinburgh to Gloucester depart from Edinburgh Waverley to Gloucester.

Who can get me from Edinburgh to Gloucester?

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

  • You can go to Gloucester from Edinburgh by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £31 with easyJet from Edinburgh to Gloucester on Omio.
  • You can travel between Edinburgh and Gloucester by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £96 with Cross Country from Edinburgh to Gloucester.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Gloucester from Edinburgh?

Many of our customers travelling from Edinburgh to Gloucester don't make Gloucester their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Bristol or Birmingham, either of which you could add to your Edinburgh and Gloucester trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Gloucester to any of these top destinations today!

When should I purchase a ticket between Edinburgh and Gloucester online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £31 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £96 one way.

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