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from Derby to Edinburgh

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

Our recommendation

To get from Derby to Edinburgh on Dec 5 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:45AMDerby4h13 02:58PMEdinburgh Waverley
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$1961One-way
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10:45AMDerby4h13 02:58PMEdinburgh Waverley
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01:45PMDerby4h14 05:59PMEdinburgh Waverley
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10:49AMDerby4h19 03:08PMEdinburgh Waverley
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09:45AMDerby4h33 02:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
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Sun
Dec 5
$196Cross Country
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Mon
Dec 6
$66Avanti West Coast
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Tue
Dec 7
$66Avanti West Coast
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Wed
Dec 8
$66Avanti West Coast
$43easyJet
Thu
Dec 9
$66Avanti West Coast
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Fri
Dec 10
$71Avanti West Coast
$53easyJet
Sat
Dec 11
$49Avanti West Coast
$53easyJet
Sun
Dec 12
$106Cross Country
$47easyJet
Mon
Dec 13
$66Avanti West Coast
$38easyJet
Wed
Dec 15
$57Avanti West Coast
$46easyJet
Thu
Dec 16
$198Cross Country
$61easyJet
Fri
Dec 17
$77Avanti West Coast
$67easyJet
Sat
Dec 18
$197Cross Country
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Sun
Dec 19
$105Cross Country
$67easyJet
Mon
Dec 20
$65Avanti West Coast
$41easyJet
Wed
Dec 22
$198Cross Country
$48easyJet
Thu
Dec 23
$65Avanti West Coast
$69easyJet
Fri
Dec 24
$65Avanti West Coast
$55easyJet

Travel Information between Derby and Edinburgh

distanceDistance219 miles (354 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$48 - $90
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $48 (€40) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $48 (€40) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 219 miles (354 km) by flight or train from Derby to Edinburgh. 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 $48 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are easyJet or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Derby to Edinburgh.

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Travel from Derby 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 Derby to Edinburgh.
FAQs
How do I reach Edinburgh from Derby?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Edinburgh from Derby. You can take a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Derby to Edinburgh?

The cheapest way to get from Derby to Edinburgh is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $48 (€40) compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

Taking a flight is usually $42 (€35) less than taking a train to Edinburgh, which costs on average $90 (€75) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Derby to Edinburgh?

The quickest way to travel between Derby and Edinburgh is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 17 min   on average.

How far is Edinburgh from Derby?

The distance is approximately 219 miles (354 km) from Derby to Edinburgh.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Derby to Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Derby to Edinburgh is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

When traveling from Derby to Edinburgh, where do I depart from Derby and where do I arrive in Edinburgh?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Derby to Edinburgh:

  • Trains most often depart from Derby at Derby and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Derby to Edinburgh?

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

  • Travel with easyJet for flights to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Derby to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for $48 (€40).
  • 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 Derby to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for $90 (€75).
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Derby to Edinburgh?
Your trip from Derby 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 Derby to Edinburgh tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets to Edinburgh from Derby online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $48 (€40) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $90 (€75) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Derby to Edinburgh tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.