How to travel from Bath to Edinburgh

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from Bath to Edinburgh

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

Our recommendation

To get from Bath to Edinburgh on Oct 08 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:00PMBristol Airport1h15 03:15PMEdinburgh Airport
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06:15PMBath, Dorchester Street13h25 07:40AMEdinburgh
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08:40AMSouthampton Airport1h20 10:00AMEdinburgh Airport
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04:10PMSouthampton Airport1h20 05:30PMEdinburgh Airport
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Travel Information between Bath and Edinburgh

distanceDistance317 miles (511 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$26 - $87
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $26 (€25) • 13 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $49 (€47) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 317 miles (511 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Bath 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $26 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Bath to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bath to Edinburgh

Travel Tips: 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 Bath to Edinburgh.

You can travel to Edinburgh from Bath 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Bath and Edinburgh is by taking a bus with an average price of $26 (€25).

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A bus is generally $23 (€22) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $49 (€47) from Bath to Edinburgh.

Taking a bus is usually $61 (€58) less than taking a train to Edinburgh, which costs on average $87 (€84) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Bath is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 13 h 5 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 25 min   of travel time.

Edinburgh is approximately 317 miles (511 km) away from Bath.

The average frequency per day from Bath to Edinburgh is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 9 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bath to Edinburgh:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Bath, London Road and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Bath to Edinburgh depart from Bath Spa to Edinburgh Waverley.

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Edinburgh by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Bath to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for $26 (€25).
  • EasyJet can get you to Edinburgh by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Bath to Edinburgh for $49 (€47) on Omio.
  • Travel with London North Eastern Railway for trains to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for London North Eastern Railway Bath to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for $87 (€84).

Yes, there are direct services available from Bath to Edinburgh with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with.
  • You can book a direct flight with easyJet.
  • You can travel directly by train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Edinburgh as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Edinburgh from Bath.

Your trip from Bath to Edinburgh doesn't have to end in Edinburgh. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Manchester to your Bath to Edinburgh tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!

Before traveling from Bath to Edinburgh, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $26 (€25) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $49 (€47) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $87 (€84) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Bath 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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