How to get from Northampton to Edinburgh

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Travel Information from Northampton to Edinburgh

distanceDistance272 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£40 - £62
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £40 • 7 h 37 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £62 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Travel 272 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to Edinburgh from Northampton. 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 £40. 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 coach, flight or train from Northampton to Edinburgh.

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There are 4 ways that you can travel between Northampton and Edinburgh. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Northampton to Edinburgh. Tickets for a coach cost on average £40.

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach is £22 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Northampton to Edinburgh costing on average £62.

A coach is £21 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Northampton to Edinburgh costing on average £61.

The fastest way from Northampton to Edinburgh is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options from Northampton to Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 7 h 37 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 51 min   of travel time.

The Northampton to Edinburgh distance is approximately 272 miles.

The average frequency per day from Northampton to Edinburgh is:

  • 6 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Northampton to Edinburgh:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Northampton and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travellers board their train from Northampton and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Edinburgh by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Northampton to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £40.
  • EasyJet can take you to Edinburgh by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from Northampton to Edinburgh for £62.
  • Avanti West Coast can take you to Edinburgh by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Avanti West Coast from Northampton to Edinburgh for £61.

Yes, there are direct services available to Edinburgh from Northampton with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with.
  • You can travel directly by plane with easyJet, Flybe or BA Cityflyer.
  • You can take a direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Edinburgh as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Northampton and Edinburgh.

Your journey from Northampton to Edinburgh doesn't have to end in Edinburgh. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Manchester to your Northampton to Edinburgh trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £40 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £62 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £61 one way on average.

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

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