How to get from Edinburgh to Perth by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Edinburgh to Perth is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||32 miles (51 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $3 (€3) • 1 h 20 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus|
Travel 32 miles (51 km) by bus from Edinburgh to Perth. FlixBus is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Edinburgh to Perth.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $3 (€3). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
You can go from Edinburgh to Perth by bus.
A bus is the fastest way to get to Perth from Edinburgh with an average travel time for this trip around 1 h 20 min.
The distance is approximately 32 miles (51 km) from Edinburgh to Perth.
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Yes, there is a direct service from Edinburgh to Perth:
Direct services to Perth tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.
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