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from Halifax to Edinburgh

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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Halifax

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$68 - $84
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $68 (€56) • 4 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $68 (€56) • 4 h 2 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or First Transpennine Express

Take a bus or train to travel 163 miles (263 km) to Edinburgh from Halifax. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 2 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $68 (€56). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Halifax to Edinburgh.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Halifax to Edinburgh

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FAQs

How do I go from Halifax to Edinburgh?

You can travel to Edinburgh from Halifax 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Halifax to Edinburgh?

The cheapest way to go to Edinburgh from Halifax is by taking a train, which costs on average $68 (€56).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A train is $16 (€14) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Halifax to Edinburgh costing on average $84 (€70).

What is the fastest way from Halifax to Edinburgh?

The quickest way to travel to Edinburgh from Halifax is by train, which takes on average 4 h 2 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 12 h 5 min   on average.

What is the distance from Halifax to Edinburgh?

The distance is approximately 163 miles (263 km) from Halifax to Edinburgh.

What are the departure and arrival points in Halifax and in Edinburgh?

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

  • Buses from Halifax to Edinburgh most often leave from Halifax, Halifax and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains most often depart from Halifax at Halifax and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley.

Who can get me from Halifax to Edinburgh?

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

  • You can go to Edinburgh from Halifax by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $84 (€70) with National Express from Halifax to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Halifax to Edinburgh with First Transpennine Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $68 (€56) with First Transpennine Express from Halifax to Edinburgh.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Halifax to Edinburgh?

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

How early should I book Halifax to Edinburgh tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $84 (€70) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $68 (€56) one way.

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

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