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from Guildford to Edinburgh

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

Our recommendation

To get from Guildford to Edinburgh on 22 Jan we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:40Guildford, Egerton Road13h00 07:40Edinburgh
1 changes
£291One-way
Cheapest
18:40Guildford, Egerton Road13h00 07:40Edinburgh
1 changes
£291One-way
Other options
09:19Guildford6h58 16:17Edinburgh Waverley
4 changes
£1211One-way
08:50Guildford7h27 16:17Edinburgh Waverley
3 changes
£1211One-way
10:19Guildford7h20 17:39Edinburgh Waverley
4 changes
£1901One-way

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Travel Information from Guildford to Edinburgh

distanceDistance342 miles (552 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£20 - £89
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £20 • 13 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £31 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 342 miles (552 km) by flight, coach or train to Edinburgh from Guildford. 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 £20. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are easyJet, National Express or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Guildford to Edinburgh.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Guildford to Edinburgh

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FAQs

How do I go from Guildford to Edinburgh?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel to Edinburgh from Guildford?

The cheapest way from Guildford to Edinburgh is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £20 compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach is £11 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Guildford to Edinburgh costing on average £31.

A coach is £70 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Guildford to Edinburgh costing on average £89.

What is the fastest way from Guildford to Edinburgh?

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Guildford 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 coach requires on average 13 h   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 6 h 3 min.

What is the distance from Guildford to Edinburgh?

The Guildford to Edinburgh distance is approximately 342 miles (552 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Guildford to Edinburgh is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Coaches from Guildford to Edinburgh most often leave from Guildford, Egerton Road and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains mostly leave from Guildford and tend to arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Guildford to Edinburgh?

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

  • You can take a flight from Guildford to Edinburgh with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for £31 with easyJet from Guildford to Edinburgh.
  • You can go to Edinburgh from Guildford by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £20 with National Express from Guildford to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can travel to Edinburgh from Guildford by train with London North Eastern Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £89 with London North Eastern Railway from Guildford to Edinburgh.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Edinburgh from Guildford ends?

Omio customers who travel from Guildford to Edinburgh often also extend their holiday to go to London, Glasgow or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Edinburgh and these popular destinations at a great price.

How early should I purchase Guildford to Edinburgh tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing £31 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost £20 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £89 one way on average.

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

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