You can get from Stansted to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.
To get from Stansted to Edinburgh on 19 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||311 miles (502 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£33 - £68|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £33 • 11 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £68 • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway|
Travel 311 miles (502 km) by coach, flight or train between Stansted and 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 £33. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Stansted to Edinburgh.
There are 3 ways that you can travel between Stansted and Edinburgh. You can take a coach, flight or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Stansted to Edinburgh, which costs on average £33.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:
A coach journey is usually £34 less than a journey to Edinburgh by plane, which costs on average £68 for the same trip.
A coach is generally £25 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £58 from Stansted to Edinburgh.
The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Stansted is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.
There are alternative travel options to Edinburgh that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 11 h 40 min of travel time.
In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 50 min on average.
The Stansted to Edinburgh distance is approximately 311 miles (502 km).
The average frequency per day from Stansted to Edinburgh is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Edinburgh from Stansted 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 Stansted to Edinburgh:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Stansted to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Before travelling from Stansted 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 Stansted 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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