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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 22 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:30Newport, Kingsway15h55 19:25Edinburgh
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03:30Newport, Kingsway15h55 19:25Edinburgh
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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

22 Oct
£219First Transpennine Express
£68National Express
24 Oct
£215Cross Country
£32National Express
25 Oct
£192Avanti West Coast
£30National Express
27 Oct
£215Avanti West Coast
£26National Express

Travel Information from Newport to Edinburgh

distanceDistance301 miles (485 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£30 - £216
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £30 • 13 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £54 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Cross Country

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 301 miles (485 km) to Edinburgh from Newport. 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 £30. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express, easyJet or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Newport to Edinburgh.

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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.
What are my travel options from Newport to Edinburgh?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Newport to Edinburgh. You can take a coach, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way from Newport to Edinburgh is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £30 compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach is £23 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Newport to Edinburgh costing on average £54.

A coach journey is usually £186 less than a journey to Edinburgh by train, which costs on average £216 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Newport to Edinburgh?

The quickest way to travel from Newport to Edinburgh is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 13 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 6 h 9 min.

How far is it from Newport to Edinburgh?

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

How many services a day are there between Newport and Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Newport to Edinburgh is:

  • 10 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Edinburgh from Newport 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 Newport to 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?

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

  • National Express can get you to Edinburgh by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Newport to Edinburgh for £30 on Omio.
  • Travel with easyJet to go to Edinburgh by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Newport to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £54.
  • Cross Country can take you to Edinburgh by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Newport to Edinburgh for £216.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Newport to Edinburgh ends?
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 tickets to Edinburgh from Newport online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £30 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £54 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £216 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Newport to Edinburgh tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.