How to travel from Halifax to Edinburgh

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Travel Information from Halifax to Edinburgh

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $153
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $2 (€2) • 2 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $2 (€2) • 2 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 163 miles (263 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Halifax and Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Halifax to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Halifax to Edinburgh

Travel Tips: 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 Halifax to Edinburgh.

There are 4 ways to get from Halifax to Edinburgh: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Halifax to Edinburgh is by taking a flight with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

Taking a flight is about $47 (€46) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $49 (€48) for this journey.

Taking a flight is about $151 (€146) less than taking a train, which costs on average $153 (€148) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Halifax is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by bus can take on average 12 h 5 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 39 min   on average.

Edinburgh is approximately 163 miles (263 km) away from Halifax.

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Halifax, Charles Street / Causeway to Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travelers board their train from Halifax and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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 $49 (€48) with National Express from Halifax to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can go to Edinburgh from Halifax by train with Cross Country. You'll see cheap train tickets for $153 (€148) with Cross Country from Halifax to Edinburgh on Omio.
Your trip from Halifax 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 Halifax to Edinburgh tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $49 (€48) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $2 (€2) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $153 (€148) one way on average.

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

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