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from Folkestone to Edinburgh

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Travel Information between Folkestone and Edinburgh

distanceDistance380 miles (613 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£25 - £83
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £25 • 13 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £37 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 380 miles (613 km) by coach, flight or train to Edinburgh from Folkestone. 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 £25. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Folkestone to Edinburgh.

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FAQs

What are my Folkestone to Edinburgh travel options?

There are 3 ways to get from Folkestone to Edinburgh: coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Folkestone to Edinburgh the cheapest way?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Folkestone to Edinburgh, which costs on average £25.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A coach is generally £12 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £37 from Folkestone to Edinburgh.

A coach is about £59 less than a train, which costs on average £83 for this route.

What is the fastest way from Folkestone to Edinburgh?

The quickest way to travel from Folkestone to 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, going by coach can take 13 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 15 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Folkestone to Edinburgh would I travel?

The Folkestone to Edinburgh distance is approximately 380 miles (613 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Folkestone to Edinburgh is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Folkestone to Edinburgh?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Folkestone to Edinburgh:

  • Coaches most often depart from Folkestone at Folkestone, Channel Tunnel Freight Folkestone and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains mostly depart from Folkestone Central and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Which travel companies can take me from Folkestone to Edinburgh?

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

  • You can take a coach from Folkestone to Edinburgh with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £25 with National Express from Folkestone to Edinburgh.
  • You can travel between Folkestone and Edinburgh by flight with easyJet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £37 with easyJet from Folkestone to Edinburgh.
  • You can take a train from Folkestone to Edinburgh with London North Eastern Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for £83 with London North Eastern Railway from Folkestone to Edinburgh.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Folkestone to Edinburgh? Many Omio customers who go from Folkestone to Edinburgh usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Glasgow or Manchester from Edinburgh, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I book Folkestone to Edinburgh tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Folkestone to Edinburgh, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £25 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £37 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £83 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Folkestone to Edinburgh 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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