How to travel from Dover to Edinburgh

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from Dover to Edinburgh

How to get from Dover to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Dover to Edinburgh is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Dover

distanceDistance379 miles (612 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$20 - $94
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $20 (€18) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $20 (€18) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or East Coast

Travel 379 miles (612 km) by bus, train or flight to Edinburgh from Dover. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express, British Airways or East Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Dover to Edinburgh.

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All travel companies: Airlines and Bus from Dover to Edinburgh

National Express and easyJet will get you between Dover and Edinburgh at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel to Edinburgh from Dover, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    EasyJet is a British multinational budget airline headquartered at London Luton Airport (LTN) and the largest UK-based airline based on the number of passengers carried. EasyJet flies to more than 150 destinations in Europe and North Africa, making it a very popular low-cost carrier for travelers. To keep fares as low as possible, tickets are non-refundable, and no complimentary snacks are served onboard. All easyJet fare types include allowance of one small personal bag, while additional fees apply for travelers bringing hand luggage and checked luggage.

      FAQs: Travel from Dover to Edinburgh

      FAQs: 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 Dover to Edinburgh.

      There are 3 options to travel to Edinburgh from Dover including taking a bus, train or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Edinburgh from Dover is by taking a flight, which costs on average $20 (€18).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Dover to Edinburgh:

      Taking a flight costs $14 (€12) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $34 (€30) for the same trip.

      Taking a flight costs $73 (€64) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $94 (€82).

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

      Other travel options to Edinburgh take longer:

      Bus takes on average 13 h 45 min.

      Getting to Edinburgh by train takes 6 h 7 min on average.

      The distance from Dover to Edinburgh is approximately 379 miles (612 km).

      The average frequency per day from Dover to Edinburgh is:

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

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

        • Most travelers board their bus from Dover, Pencester Road (Town Centre) and arrive in Edinburgh, Bus Station.
        • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Dover to Edinburgh depart from Dover Priory to Edinburgh Waverley.

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

        • You can travel between Dover and Edinburgh by bus with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $34 (€30) with National Express from Dover to Edinburgh.
        • You can go to Edinburgh from Dover by plane with British Airways, easyJet or Cityflyer (British Airways 2). You'll see cheap plane tickets for $38 (€33) with easyJet from Dover to Edinburgh on Omio.
        • You can take a train from Dover to Edinburgh with East Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains or Caledonian Sleeper. Cheap tickets can be found for $94 (€82) with East Coast from Dover to Edinburgh.

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

        • Direct bus with.
        • Direct services by plane with.
        • Direct 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 Dover.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Dover to Edinburgh often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Glasgow, Inverness, Manchester or Aberdeen. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Dover and Edinburgh itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Edinburgh and any of these top destinations today!

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