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from Swindon to Edinburgh

You can get from Swindon to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

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23 Oct
£223London North Eastern Railway
£45National Express
£109easyJet
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25 Oct
£244London North Eastern Railway
£40National Express
£59easyJet
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£130London North Eastern Railway
£23National Express
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27 Oct
£94London North Eastern Railway
£19National Express
£33easyJet

Travel Information from Swindon to Edinburgh

distanceDistance308 miles (497 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£24 - £94
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £24 • 13 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £52 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 308 miles (497 km) by coach, flight or train between Swindon and 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £24. 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 Swindon to Edinburgh.

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Travel from Swindon 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 Swindon to Edinburgh.
FAQs
What are my Swindon to Edinburgh travel options?

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

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Swindon to Edinburgh. Tickets for a coach cost on average £24.

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach is about £28 less than a flight, which costs on average £52 for this trip.

A coach is £70 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Swindon to Edinburgh costing on average £94.

What is the quickest way from Swindon to Edinburgh?

The fastest way from Swindon to Edinburgh is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options between Swindon and Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 13 h 10 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 2 min   on average.

What is the distance from Swindon to Edinburgh?

Edinburgh is approximately 308 miles (497 km) away from Swindon.

How many services a day are there between Swindon and Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Swindon to Edinburgh is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

When going from Swindon to Edinburgh, where do I depart from Swindon and where do I arrive in Edinburgh?

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Swindon to Edinburgh depart from Swindon to Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Swindon to Edinburgh depart from Swindon to Edinburgh Waverley.
Which travel companies can get me from Swindon to Edinburgh?

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

  • You can go to Edinburgh from Swindon by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £24 with National Express from Swindon to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can go to Edinburgh from Swindon by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £52 with easyJet from Swindon to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can travel to Edinburgh from Swindon by train with London North Eastern Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £94 with London North Eastern Railway from Swindon to Edinburgh.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Edinburgh from Swindon?
Omio customers who travel from Swindon 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.
How far in advance should I book tickets between Swindon and Edinburgh online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £24 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £52 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £94 one way.

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