You can get from Portsmouth to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.
To get from Portsmouth to Edinburgh on 28 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||365 miles (589 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£26 - £195|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £26 • 11 h 55 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £61 • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway|
Travel 365 miles (589 km) by coach, flight or train to Edinburgh from Portsmouth. 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £26. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Portsmouth to Edinburgh.
There are 3 ways to travel to Edinburgh from Portsmouth including taking a coach, flight or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Edinburgh. Tickets for a coach cost on average £26.
This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:
A coach is generally £36 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £61 from Portsmouth to Edinburgh.
A coach is generally £170 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £195 from Portsmouth to Edinburgh.
The quickest way to travel between Portsmouth 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, travelling by coach can take you on average 11 h 55 min.
In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by train can take on average 7 h 7 min.
Edinburgh is approximately 365 miles (589 km) away from Portsmouth.
The average frequency per day from Portsmouth to Edinburgh is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Portsmouth to Edinburgh as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Portsmouth to Edinburgh:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Portsmouth to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available to Edinburgh from Portsmouth with the following travel operators:
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 Portsmouth and Edinburgh.
Before travelling from Portsmouth to Edinburgh, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Portsmouth to Edinburgh tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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