How to get from Peterborough to Edinburgh

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from Peterborough to Edinburgh

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

Our recommendation

To get from Peterborough to Edinburgh on 25 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:20Birmingham International Airport1h15 09:35Edinburgh Airport
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10:52Peterborough4h17 15:09Edinburgh Waverley
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13:50London Luton Airport1h20 15:10Edinburgh Airport
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21:10Birmingham International Airport1h15 22:25Edinburgh Airport
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08:25London Stansted Airport1h15 09:40Edinburgh Airport
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Travel Information between Peterborough and Edinburgh

distanceDistance261 miles (421 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£61 - £145
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £61 • 3 h 32 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £145 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 261 miles (421 km) by flight or train to Edinburgh from Peterborough. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as £61. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are easyJet or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Peterborough to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Peterborough 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 Peterborough to Edinburgh.

You can travel from Peterborough to Edinburgh 2 different ways: flight or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Peterborough to Edinburgh. Tickets for a train cost on average £61.

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A train journey is usually £84 less than a journey to Edinburgh by plane, which costs on average £145 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Peterborough and Edinburgh is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 32 min   of travel time.

The distance from Peterborough to Edinburgh is approximately 261 miles (421 km).

The average frequency per day from Peterborough to Edinburgh is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travellers take a train from Peterborough to Edinburgh Waverley.

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

  • EasyJet can get you to Edinburgh by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Peterborough to Edinburgh for £145 on Omio.
  • Travel with London North Eastern Railway for trains to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for London North Eastern Railway Peterborough to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £61.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Peterborough 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 Peterborough and Edinburgh itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Edinburgh and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £145 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £61 one way.

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

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