How to get from Swansea to Edinburgh

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Travel Information from Swansea to Edinburgh

distanceDistance300 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£43 - £228
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £43 • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £43 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Cross Country

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 300 miles to Edinburgh from Swansea. 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £43. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express, easyJet or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Swansea to Edinburgh.

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

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Swansea to Edinburgh, which costs on average £43.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A flight is £1 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Swansea to Edinburgh costing on average £45.

A flight is £185 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Swansea to Edinburgh costing on average £228.

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Swansea 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 15 h 20 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 7 h 21 min.

You should expect to travel around 300 miles from Swansea to Edinburgh.

The average frequency per day from Swansea to Edinburgh is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.
  • Around 15 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Swansea to 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 Swansea to Edinburgh:

  • Coaches most often depart from Swansea at Swansea, University Bay Campus and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains most often depart from Swansea at Swansea and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley.

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

  • National Express can get you to Edinburgh by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Swansea to Edinburgh for £45 on Omio.
  • Travel with easyJet to go to Edinburgh by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Swansea to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £43.
  • Travel with Cross Country for trains to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Cross Country Swansea to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £228.

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

  • You can find a direct flight to Edinburgh with easyJet or Loganair.
  • You can check for a direct train to Edinburgh with.

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 book tickets for this trip.

Omio customers who travel from Swansea 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 Swansea to Edinburgh, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £45 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £43 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £228 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Swansea 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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