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from Chester to Edinburgh

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Travel Information from Chester to Edinburgh

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$51 - $121
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $51 (€42) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $51 (€42) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or First Transpennine Express

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 190 miles (307 km) to Edinburgh from Chester. 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 (€42). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are easyJet, National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Chester to Edinburgh.

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How do I travel from Chester to Edinburgh?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel between Chester and Edinburgh?

The cheapest way to get from Chester to Edinburgh is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $51 (€42) compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A flight is generally $16 (€13) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $67 (€55) from Chester to Edinburgh.

Taking a flight is about $70 (€59) less than taking a train, which costs on average $121 (€101) for this trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Chester to Edinburgh?

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Chester is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by bus can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 11 min.

What is the distance between Chester and Edinburgh?

You should expect to travel around 190 miles (307 km) between Chester and Edinburgh.

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

The average frequency per day from Chester to Edinburgh is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Chester and Edinburgh, what are the departure and arrival points in Chester and Edinburgh?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange) and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travelers take a train from Chester to Edinburgh Waverley.
Who can get me from Chester to Edinburgh?

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

  • You can travel from Chester to Edinburgh by flight with easyJet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $51 (€42) with easyJet from Chester to Edinburgh.
  • You can travel by bus from Chester to Edinburgh with National Express, and you can find National Express Chester to Edinburgh tickets for $67 (€55) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Chester and Edinburgh by train with First Transpennine Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $121 (€101) with First Transpennine Express from Chester to Edinburgh.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Chester to Edinburgh ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Chester to Edinburgh? Many Omio customers who go from Chester to Edinburgh usually extend their vacation 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.
When should I purchase a ticket from Chester to Edinburgh online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $51 (€42) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost on average $67 (€55) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $121 (€101) one way on average.

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

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