How to get from Shrewsbury to Edinburgh

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Travel Information between Shrewsbury and Edinburgh

distanceDistance224 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£88 - £116
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £88 • 4 h 18 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £94 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAvanti West Coast, easyJet or Cross Country

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 224 miles from Shrewsbury to Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £88. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Avanti West Coast, easyJet or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Shrewsbury to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury to Edinburgh.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Edinburgh from Shrewsbury. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Shrewsbury to Edinburgh, which costs on average £88.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A train is £28 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Shrewsbury to Edinburgh costing on average £116.

A train is about £6 less than a flight, which costs on average £94 for this route.

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Shrewsbury 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, travelling by coach can take you on average 6 h 18 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 4 h 18 min.

The distance between Shrewsbury and Edinburgh is around 224 miles.

The average frequency per day from Shrewsbury to Edinburgh is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • Around 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Shrewsbury 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 when travelling from Shrewsbury to Edinburgh:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Shrewsbury and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travellers board their train from Shrewsbury and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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

  • You can travel to Edinburgh from Shrewsbury by coach with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £116 with Avanti West Coast from Shrewsbury to Edinburgh.
  • You can take a flight from Shrewsbury to Edinburgh with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for £94 with easyJet from Shrewsbury to Edinburgh.
  • You can travel between Shrewsbury and Edinburgh by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £88 with Cross Country from Shrewsbury to Edinburgh.
Omio customers who travel from Shrewsbury 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.

Before travelling from Shrewsbury to Edinburgh, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £116 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £94 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £88 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Shrewsbury 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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