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from Newport to Edinburgh

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

Our recommendation

To get from Newport to Edinburgh on 20 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:05Bristol Airport1h15 08:20Edinburgh Airport
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03:30Newport, Kingsway15h40 19:10Edinburgh
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19:15Bristol Airport1h10 20:25Edinburgh Airport
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10:04Newport (Gwent)7h01 17:05Edinburgh Waverley
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09:04Newport (Gwent)6h33 15:37Edinburgh Waverley
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20 May
£227Cross Country
£76National Express
22 May
£191Cross Country
£31National Express
23 May
£183Avanti West Coast
£31National Express
24 May
£96Avanti West Coast
£27National Express

Travel Information from Newport to Edinburgh

distanceDistance301 miles (485 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£31 - £184
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £31 • 13 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £64 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 301 miles (485 km) between Newport and Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £31. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Newport to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Newport 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 Newport to Edinburgh.

How do I travel from Newport to Edinburgh?

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

What is the cheapest way from Newport to Edinburgh?

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

A coach is about £33 less than a flight, which costs on average £64 for this journey.

A coach is £153 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Newport to Edinburgh costing on average £184.

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

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Newport is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by coach can take on average 13 h 35 min.

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by train can take on average 6 h 9 min.

How far is Edinburgh from Newport?

The Newport to Edinburgh distance is approximately 301 miles (485 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Newport to Edinburgh is:

  • 7 trains per day.

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

When going from Newport to Edinburgh, where do I depart from Newport and where do I arrive in Edinburgh?

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

  • Coaches from Newport to Edinburgh most often leave from Newport, Queensway and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains most often depart from Newport at Newport (Gwent) and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley.

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

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

  • You can take a coach from Newport to Edinburgh with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £31 with National Express from Newport to Edinburgh.
  • You can go to Edinburgh from Newport by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £64 with easyJet from Newport to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Newport to Edinburgh with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for £184 with Avanti West Coast from Newport to Edinburgh.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Newport to Edinburgh?

Omio customers who travel from Newport 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 far in advance should I book my Newport to Edinburgh ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £31 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £64 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £184 one way.

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