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from Guildford to Edinburgh

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16 Oct
£100London North Eastern Railway
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£89London North Eastern Railway
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£189London North Eastern Railway
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£79London North Eastern Railway
£22National Express

Travel Information between Guildford and Edinburgh

distanceDistance342 miles (552 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£25 - £96
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £25 • 11 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £49 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 342 miles (552 km) from Guildford to Edinburgh. 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 trip are National Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Guildford to Edinburgh.

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Travel from Guildford 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 Guildford to Edinburgh.
How do you get from Guildford to Edinburgh?

There are 3 ways to travel to Edinburgh from Guildford including taking a coach, flight or train.

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

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

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A coach is about £24 less than a flight, which costs on average £49 for this trip.

A coach is £71 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Guildford to Edinburgh costing on average £96.

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

The fastest way from Guildford to Edinburgh is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options between Guildford and Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 11 h 5 min   of travel time.

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

How far is it from Guildford to Edinburgh?

The distance between Guildford and Edinburgh is around 342 miles (552 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Guildford to Edinburgh is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Guildford at Guildford, Egerton Road and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains mostly depart from Guildford and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
Which travel companies can get me from Guildford to Edinburgh?

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

  • National Express can take you to Edinburgh by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Guildford to Edinburgh for £25.
  • British Airways can take you to Edinburgh by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for British Airways from Guildford to Edinburgh for £49.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Guildford to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £96.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Edinburgh from Guildford?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Guildford to Edinburgh often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Guildford and Edinburgh itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Edinburgh and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets between Guildford and Edinburgh online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £25 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £49 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £96 one way.

But we recommend booking Guildford 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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