How to travel from Middlesbrough to Edinburgh

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from Middlesbrough to Edinburgh

How to get from Middlesbrough to Edinburgh by bus or train.

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

National Express
Middlesbrough, Newport Road
1 transfer
National Express
Middlesbrough, Newport Road
1 transfer
Cross Country
Middlesbrough station (MBR)
12:59PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 transfer
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London North Eastern Railway
Middlesbrough station (MBR)
02:35PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 transfer
Cross Country
Middlesbrough station (MBR)
12:15PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 transfer
Cross Country
Middlesbrough station (MBR)
01:59PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 transfer
National Express
Middlesbrough, Newport Road
1 transfer

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Travel Information between Middlesbrough and Edinburgh

distanceDistance122 miles (197 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$5 - $38
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 4 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $38 (€33) • 2 h 34 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or East Coast

Travel 122 miles (197 km) by train or bus between Middlesbrough and Edinburgh. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or East Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Middlesbrough to Edinburgh.

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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Middlesbrough to Edinburgh

You can travel by travel from Middlesbrough to Edinburgh with National Express, CrossCountry and FlixBus. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Middlesbrough to Edinburgh. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

    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 Middlesbrough - Edinburgh 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.

      FAQs: Travel from Middlesbrough 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 Middlesbrough to Edinburgh.

      There are 2 travel options between Middlesbrough and Edinburgh. You can take a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel between Middlesbrough and Edinburgh is a bus with an average price of $5 (€4).

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

      A bus is $34 (€29) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Middlesbrough to Edinburgh costing on average $38 (€33).

      The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Middlesbrough is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 34 min.

      Other travel options to Edinburgh take longer:

      Bus takes on average 4 h 5 min.

      You should expect to travel around 122 miles (197 km) between Middlesbrough and Edinburgh.

      The average frequency per day from Middlesbrough to Edinburgh is:

      • Around 2 buses per day.
      • Around 16 trains per day.

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

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

      • Buses most often depart from Middlesbrough at Middlesbrough, Bus Station and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh, Bus Station.
      • Trains mostly depart from Middlesbrough and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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

      • You can travel to Edinburgh from Middlesbrough by bus with National Express, FlixBus, TransPennine Express or Megabus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $5 (€4) with FlixBus from Middlesbrough to Edinburgh.
      • You can travel from Middlesbrough to Edinburgh by train with East Coast, CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $38 (€33) with East Coast from Middlesbrough to Edinburgh.

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

      • You can find 2 direct buses per day to take to Edinburgh with FlixBus or Megabus.

      Direct services to Edinburgh 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 trip.

      Many of our customers traveling from Middlesbrough to Edinburgh don't make Edinburgh their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Edinburgh are London, Glasgow, Inverness, Manchester or Aberdeen, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Edinburgh to any of these top destinations today!

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