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Travel Information from Sheffield to Edinburgh

distanceDistance190 miles (306 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £104 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 190 miles (306 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train from Sheffield to Edinburgh. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Megabus, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Sheffield to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: 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.

There are 4 travel options from Sheffield to Edinburgh: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Sheffield to Edinburgh is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A ferry is £17 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Sheffield to Edinburgh costing on average £17.

A ferry is about £104 less than a flight, which costs on average £104 for this trip.

A ferry is generally £123 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £123 from Sheffield to Edinburgh.

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Sheffield is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Edinburgh that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 20 min   of travel time.

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In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 38 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 190 miles (306 km) from Sheffield to Edinburgh.

The average frequency per day from Sheffield to Edinburgh is:

  • Around 2 coaches per day.
  • Around 11 trains per day.

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

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Sheffield at Sheffield and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains from Sheffield to Edinburgh most often leave from Sheffield and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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

  • You can go to Edinburgh from Sheffield by coach with Megabus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £17 with Megabus from Sheffield to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Sheffield and Edinburgh with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Sheffield to Edinburgh tickets for £104 on Omio.
  • You can go to Edinburgh from Sheffield by train with London North Eastern Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for £123 with London North Eastern Railway from Sheffield to Edinburgh on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Sheffield to Edinburgh with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct flight to Edinburgh with easyJet with direct flights per day.
  • You'll find direct train services to Edinburgh with Cross Country with around 11 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Edinburgh tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

Your journey from Sheffield to Edinburgh doesn't have to end in Edinburgh. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Manchester to your Sheffield to Edinburgh trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost £17 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £104 one way.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £123 one way.

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

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