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from Northampton to Edinburgh

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

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Travel Information from Northampton to Edinburgh

distanceDistance272 miles (438 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£30 - £39
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £30 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £30 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or Avanti West Coast

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 272 miles (438 km) between Northampton and 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £30. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are easyJet, National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Northampton to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Northampton 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 Northampton to Edinburgh.

What are my travel options from Northampton to Edinburgh?

There are 3 travel options from Northampton to Edinburgh: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Northampton to Edinburgh?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Northampton to Edinburgh, which costs on average £30.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A flight is generally £3 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £33 from Northampton to Edinburgh.

A flight journey is usually £9 less than a journey to Edinburgh by train, which costs on average £39 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Northampton to Edinburgh?

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

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 10 h 10 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 22 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Northampton to Edinburgh would I travel?

The distance between Northampton and Edinburgh is around 272 miles (438 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Northampton to Edinburgh is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Northampton, Saxon Avenue / Wake Way (Grange Park) and tend to arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains mostly depart from Northampton and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Which travel companies can take me from Northampton to Edinburgh?

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

  • You can travel by plane from Northampton to Edinburgh with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Northampton to Edinburgh tickets for £30 on Omio.
  • You can go to Edinburgh from Northampton by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £33 with National Express from Northampton to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can travel between Northampton and Edinburgh by train with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £39 with Avanti West Coast from Northampton to Edinburgh.

Is there a direct service to Edinburgh from Northampton?

Yes, there are direct services available between Northampton and Edinburgh with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by plane with easyJet, British Airways or BA Cityflyer.
  • You can travel directly by coach 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 to Edinburgh from Northampton.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Northampton to Edinburgh? Many Omio customers who go from Northampton to Edinburgh usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Glasgow or Manchester from Edinburgh, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When should I book a ticket between Northampton and Edinburgh online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost £30 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing £33 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £39 one way.

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