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from Plymouth to Edinburgh

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

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6 Dec
£284Great Western Railway
£50National Express
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Tue
7 Dec
£118London North Eastern Railway
£40National Express
£166Loganair
Thu
9 Dec
£80London North Eastern Railway
£33National Express
£122Loganair
Fri
10 Dec
£139London North Eastern Railway
£31National Express
£219Loganair
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12 Dec
£118London North Eastern Railway
£30National Express
£90Loganair
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13 Dec
£119London North Eastern Railway
£21National Express
£103Loganair
Tue
14 Dec
£81London North Eastern Railway
£26National Express
£115Loganair
Wed
15 Dec
£80London North Eastern Railway
£22National Express
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Thu
16 Dec
£119London North Eastern Railway
£38National Express
£112Loganair
Fri
17 Dec
£119London North Eastern Railway
£32National Express
£130Loganair
Sat
18 Dec
£118London North Eastern Railway
£67National Express
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Sun
19 Dec
£120London North Eastern Railway
£50National Express
£114Loganair
Mon
20 Dec
£140London North Eastern Railway
£68National Express
£113Loganair
Tue
21 Dec
£120London North Eastern Railway
£69National Express
£147Loganair
Wed
22 Dec
£141London North Eastern Railway
£75National Express
£190Loganair
Thu
23 Dec
£140London North Eastern Railway
£74National Express
£144Loganair
Sun
26 Dec
£262Cross Country
£25National Express
£102Loganair

Travel Information from Plymouth to Edinburgh

distanceDistance386 miles (623 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£31 - £139
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £31 • 16 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £133 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, Loganair or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 386 miles (623 km) by coach, flight or train between Plymouth and Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 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 route are National Express, Loganair or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Plymouth to Edinburgh.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Plymouth to Edinburgh?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Plymouth and Edinburgh. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Edinburgh from Plymouth?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Edinburgh. Tickets for a coach cost on average £31.

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach is £102 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Plymouth to Edinburgh costing on average £133.

A coach is £107 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Plymouth to Edinburgh costing on average £139.

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

The fastest way from Plymouth to Edinburgh is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 16 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 53 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Plymouth to Edinburgh?

The Plymouth to Edinburgh distance is approximately 386 miles (623 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Plymouth to Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Plymouth to Edinburgh is:

  • 7 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Plymouth and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travellers board their train from Plymouth and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
Which travel companies can get me from Plymouth to Edinburgh?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Plymouth 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 Plymouth to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £31.
  • Loganair can take you to Edinburgh by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Loganair from Plymouth to Edinburgh for £133.
  • London North Eastern Railway can take you to Edinburgh by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for London North Eastern Railway from Plymouth to Edinburgh for £139.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Plymouth and Edinburgh ends?
Omio customers who travel from Plymouth 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 purchase my Plymouth to Edinburgh ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Plymouth 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 journey is on average £31 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £133 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £139 one way on average for this route.

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