How to travel from Edinburgh to Peterborough

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Travel Information from Edinburgh to Peterborough

distanceDistance261 miles (421 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$16 - $52
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€13) • 12 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $40 (€35) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, easyJet or East Coast

Travel 261 miles (421 km) by train, bus or flight to Peterborough from Edinburgh. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, easyJet or East Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Edinburgh to Peterborough.

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from Edinburgh to Peterborough

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

Our recommendation

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

09:20PMPeterborough, Queensgate Bus Station
1 transfer
09:20PMPeterborough, Queensgate Bus Station
1 transfer
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
01:55PMBirmingham International Airport (BHX)
0 transfers
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London North Eastern Railway
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:51PMPeterborough station (PBO)
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:46PMPeterborough station (PBO)
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
03:46PMPeterborough station (PBO)
0 transfers
01:30PMPeterborough, Queensgate Bus Station
1 transfer
National Express
03:00AMPeterborough, Queensgate Bus Station
2 transfers
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
08:25PMBirmingham International Airport (BHX)
0 transfers
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
11:15AMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
0 transfers
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
04:20PMLondon Stansted Airport (STN)
0 transfers

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Find the best journey from Edinburgh to Peterborough with National Express, easyJet and British Airways. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Edinburgh - Peterborough travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    British Airways (BA) is the United Kingdom’s flag carrier airline with headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). BA is the second largest UK-based airline in terms of fleet size and number of passengers carried. Known as a full-service global airline, British Airways offers year-round low fares to destinations worldwide and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia.

      FAQs: Travel from Edinburgh to Peterborough

      FAQs: Travel to Peterborough 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 Edinburgh to Peterborough.

      There are 3 travel options from Edinburgh to Peterborough: train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Peterborough is a bus with an average price of $16 (€13).

      This is compared to other travel options from Edinburgh to Peterborough:

      A bus is $24 (€21) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Edinburgh to Peterborough costing on average $40 (€35).

      Taking a bus costs $36 (€31) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $52 (€45).

      The fastest way from Edinburgh to Peterborough is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Peterborough that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 12 h of travel time.

      Train takes on average 3 h 36 min.

      The distance is approximately 261 miles (421 km) from Edinburgh to Peterborough.

      The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Peterborough is:

      • 1 bus per day.
      • 12 trains per day.

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

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

      • Most travelers take a bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Station.
      • Most travelers take a train from Edinburgh Waverley to Peterborough.

      The following travel companies offer services from Edinburgh to Peterborough:

      • Travel with FlixBus, National Express or Megabus for buses to Peterborough. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Edinburgh to Peterborough tickets on Omio for $16 (€13).
      • Travel with easyJet or Flybe to go to Peterborough by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Edinburgh to Peterborough tickets on Omio for $40 (€35).
      • Travel with East Coast, CrossCountry or Lumo for trains to Peterborough. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for East Coast Edinburgh to Peterborough tickets on Omio for $52 (€45).

      Yes, there are direct routes from Edinburgh to Peterborough with the following travel companies:

      • You'll find 12 direct trains a day to Peterborough with East Coast.

      Direct services to Peterborough 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.

      Omio customers who travel from Edinburgh to Peterborough often also extend their vacation to go to London, Cambridge, Birmingham or London Stansted Airport. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Peterborough and these popular destinations at a great price.
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