How to get from Watford to Edinburgh

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Travel Information from Watford to Edinburgh

distanceDistance317 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £99
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 8 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £99 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 317 miles to Edinburgh from Watford. 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 £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Watford to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Watford 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 Watford to Edinburgh.

There are 4 ways to get from Watford to Edinburgh: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Watford to Edinburgh is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £14 compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach is £85 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Watford to Edinburgh costing on average £99.

A coach is about £43 less than a train, which costs on average £57 for this route.

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Watford 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 8 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 14 min   on average.

The Watford to Edinburgh distance is approximately 317 miles.

The average frequency per day from Watford to Edinburgh is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Watford 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 for travellers from Watford to Edinburgh:

  • Coaches from Watford to Edinburgh most often leave from Watford, High Street (stop F) and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains most often depart from Watford at Watford Junction and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley.

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

  • You can go to Edinburgh from Watford by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £14 with Flixbus from Watford to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane to Edinburgh from Watford with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Watford to Edinburgh tickets for £99 on Omio.
  • You can go to Edinburgh from Watford by train with Avanti West Coast. You'll see cheap train tickets for £57 with Avanti West Coast from Watford to Edinburgh on Omio.
Your journey from Watford to Edinburgh doesn't have to end in Edinburgh. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Manchester to your Watford to Edinburgh trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost £14 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £99 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £57 one way.

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

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