How to travel from Bournemouth to Edinburgh

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Travel Information between Bournemouth and Edinburgh

distanceDistance365 miles (588 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$43 - $148
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $43 (€39) • 13 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $148 (€132) • 7 h 18 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 365 miles (588 km) by bus or train between Bournemouth and Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 18 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $43 (€39). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bournemouth to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth to Edinburgh.

There are 2 travel options from Bournemouth to Edinburgh: bus or train.

The cheapest way to go to Edinburgh from Bournemouth is by taking a bus, which costs on average $43 (€39).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A bus is $105 (€94) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Bournemouth to Edinburgh costing on average $148 (€132).

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Bournemouth is by train with an average travel time of 7 h 18 min.

Other travel options to Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 13 h 25 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 365 miles (588 km) from Bournemouth to Edinburgh.

The average frequency per day from Bournemouth to Edinburgh is:

  • 10 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Bournemouth and Edinburgh as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Bournemouth, Coach Station and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travelers take a train from Bournemouth to Edinburgh Waverley.

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

  • You can travel by bus from Bournemouth to Edinburgh with National Express, and you can find National Express Bournemouth to Edinburgh tickets for $43 (€39) on Omio.
  • You can travel from Bournemouth to Edinburgh by train with London North Eastern Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $148 (€132) with London North Eastern Railway from Bournemouth to Edinburgh.
Omio customers who travel from Bournemouth to Edinburgh often also extend their vacation 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.

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

  • Bus tickets cost $43 (€39) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $148 (€132) one way on average.

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

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