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from Swansea to Edinburgh

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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Swansea

distanceDistance300 miles (484 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£51 - £222
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £51 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £51 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, Flixbus or Cross Country

Travel 300 miles (484 km) by flight, coach or train between Swansea 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £51. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are easyJet, Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Swansea to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Swansea 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 Swansea to Edinburgh.

How do I travel to Edinburgh from Swansea?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Swansea to Edinburgh. You can take a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Edinburgh from Swansea?

The cheapest way from Swansea to Edinburgh is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £51 compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A flight is about £9 less than a coach, which costs on average £60 for this journey.

A flight is generally £171 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £222 from Swansea to Edinburgh.

What is the fastest way to Edinburgh from Swansea?

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

Other travel options between Swansea and Edinburgh 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 27 min.

How far is it from Swansea to Edinburgh?

The Swansea to Edinburgh distance is approximately 300 miles (484 km).

How many services a day are there to Edinburgh from Swansea?

The average frequency per day from Swansea to Edinburgh is:

  • 5 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Swansea to Edinburgh?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Swansea, West Way and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travellers take a train from Swansea to Edinburgh Waverley.

Which travel companies can take me from Swansea to Edinburgh?

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:

  • Travel with easyJet for flights to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Swansea to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £51.
  • Flixbus can take you to Edinburgh by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Swansea to Edinburgh for £60.
  • Cross Country can get you to Edinburgh by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Cross Country from Swansea to Edinburgh for £222 on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel between Swansea and Edinburgh?

Looking to extend your trip from Swansea to Edinburgh? Many Omio customers who go from Swansea to Edinburgh usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Glasgow or Manchester from Edinburgh, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I buy my Swansea to Edinburgh ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing £51 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £60 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £222 one way.

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