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from Sheffield to Edinburgh

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

Our recommendation

To get from Sheffield to Edinburgh on 17 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

13:00Sheffield, Meadowhall Interchange6h00 19:00Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£351One-way
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13:00Sheffield, Meadowhall Interchange6h00 19:00Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£351One-way
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12:35Sheffield, Coach Station7h45 20:20Edinburgh
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£351One-way
09:21Sheffield3h38 12:59Edinburgh Waverley
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£721One-way
08:36Sheffield3h55 12:31Edinburgh Waverley
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£811One-way

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Sun
17 Oct
£72Cross Country
£32Megabus
£83easyJet
Mon
18 Oct
£69Cross Country
£27National Express
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Tue
19 Oct
£60Cross Country
£21National Express
£39easyJet
Wed
20 Oct
£47Cross Country
£21National Express
£42easyJet
Thu
21 Oct
£60Cross Country
£22National Express
£56easyJet
Fri
22 Oct
£129Cross Country
£23Megabus
£143easyJet
Sat
23 Oct
£141First Transpennine Express
£25Megabus
£158easyJet
Sun
24 Oct
£47London North Eastern Railway
£23Megabus
£89easyJet
Mon
25 Oct
£69Cross Country
£23National Express
£41easyJet
Tue
26 Oct
£64Cross Country
£23National Express
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Wed
27 Oct
£56Cross Country
£23National Express
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Thu
28 Oct
£60Cross Country
£23National Express
£33easyJet
Fri
29 Oct
£69Cross Country
£23Megabus
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Sat
30 Oct
£63Cross Country
£25Megabus
£36easyJet
Sun
31 Oct
£46London North Eastern Railway
£14National Express
£31easyJet
Mon
1 Nov
£61Cross Country
£14National Express
£31easyJet
Tue
2 Nov
£46Cross Country
£29Megabus
£31easyJet
Thu
4 Nov
£47Cross Country
£17Megabus
£42easyJet
Fri
5 Nov
£69Cross Country
£19National Express
£31easyJet

Travel Information from Sheffield to Edinburgh

distanceDistance190 miles (306 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£21 - £111
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £21 • 5 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £65 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or London North Eastern Railway

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 190 miles (306 km) from Sheffield to 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £21. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are easyJet, National Express or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Sheffield to Edinburgh.

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Travel from Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Edinburgh.
FAQs
How do I go from Sheffield to Edinburgh?

There are 3 ways to travel to Edinburgh from Sheffield including taking a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Sheffield and Edinburgh?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Edinburgh. Tickets for a coach cost on average £21.

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach journey is usually £43 less than a journey to Edinburgh by plane, which costs on average £65 for the same trip.

A coach journey is usually £90 less than a journey to Edinburgh by train, which costs on average £111 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Sheffield to Edinburgh?

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

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 37 min   on average.

What is the distance from Sheffield to Edinburgh?

The distance from Sheffield to Edinburgh is approximately 190 miles (306 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Sheffield to Edinburgh is:

  • 17 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Sheffield? Where do I arrive in Edinburgh?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Sheffield, Brown Street and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Sheffield to Edinburgh depart from Sheffield to Edinburgh Waverley.
Which travel companies can get me from Sheffield to Edinburgh?

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

  • EasyJet can take you to Edinburgh by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from Sheffield to Edinburgh for £65.
  • Travel with National Express to go to Edinburgh by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Sheffield to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £21.
  • London North Eastern Railway can get you to Edinburgh by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with London North Eastern Railway from Sheffield to Edinburgh for £111 on Omio.
Can I find a direct route to Edinburgh from Sheffield?

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

  • You can take a direct coach with Megabus.

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 from Sheffield to Edinburgh.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Edinburgh from Sheffield?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Sheffield 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 Sheffield and Edinburgh itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Edinburgh and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Sheffield to Edinburgh tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £65 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost £21 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £111 one way.

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