Travel options
from Nottingham to Edinburgh

You can get from Nottingham to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Nottingham to Edinburgh on Oct 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:10PMNottingham, Coach Station7h20 08:30PMEdinburgh
0 changes
$741One-way
Cheapest
10:20AMNottingham, Coach Station8h50 07:10PMEdinburgh
1 changes
$651One-way
Other options
04:40AMNottingham, Coach Station12h35 05:15PMEdinburgh
1 changes
$761One-way

Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Thu
Oct 28
$103London North Eastern Railway
$65National Express
Fri
Oct 29
$103London North Eastern Railway
Find prices
Sat
Oct 30
$117Cross Country
Find prices
Sun
Oct 31
$72London North Eastern Railway
$66National Express
Mon
Nov 1
$86London North Eastern Railway
Find prices
Tue
Nov 2
$72London North Eastern Railway
$52National Express
Wed
Nov 3
$72London North Eastern Railway
Find prices
Thu
Nov 4
$72Cross Country
Find prices
Fri
Nov 5
$95London North Eastern Railway
Find prices
Sat
Nov 6
$72London North Eastern Railway
$52National Express
Sun
Nov 7
$72London North Eastern Railway
$52National Express
Mon
Nov 8
$79London North Eastern Railway
Find prices
Tue
Nov 9
$65London North Eastern Railway
$46National Express
Wed
Nov 10
$72Cross Country
$51National Express
Thu
Nov 11
$72London North Eastern Railway
$39National Express
Fri
Nov 12
$95London North Eastern Railway
$52National Express
Sat
Nov 13
$58London North Eastern Railway
$45National Express
Sun
Nov 14
$58London North Eastern Railway
Find prices
Mon
Nov 15
$71London North Eastern Railway
$51National Express
Tue
Nov 16
$58London North Eastern Railway
$39National Express

Travel Information to Edinburgh from Nottingham

distanceDistance222 miles (358 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $78
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€26) • 9 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $78 (€63) • 4 h 37 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 222 miles (358 km) by bus or train to Edinburgh from Nottingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 37 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $32 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Nottingham to Edinburgh.

The Window Seat

Read more about Edinburgh

Edinburgh: A City Guide
Edinburgh: A City Guide

A collection of sandstone spires, tumbling over hills and long-dead volcanoes, spilling out onto the purple-blue Firth of Forth, Edinburgh, Scotland, is a rare beauty. Its streets tell of a long history, with tall medieval tenements and elegant Georgian townhouses...

Continue reading
Omio Launches the Open Travel Index
Omio Launches the Open Travel Index

As a result of COVID-19, travel rules and regulations are in a constant flux. Omio has gathered all the latest updates on travel restrictions across Europe in the Open Travel Index. This online resource serves as an interactive discovery tool...

Continue reading

Travel Tips

Travel from Nottingham to Edinburgh
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 Nottingham to Edinburgh.
FAQs
How do I go from Nottingham to Edinburgh?

There are 2 ways to get from Nottingham to Edinburgh: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel between Nottingham and Edinburgh is by taking a bus with an average price of $32 (€26).

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A bus is $45 (€37) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Nottingham to Edinburgh costing on average $78 (€63).

What is the fastest way to get from Nottingham to Edinburgh?

The quickest way to travel to Edinburgh from Nottingham is by train, which takes on average 4 h 37 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by bus can take on average 9 h 50 min.

How many miles from Nottingham to Edinburgh would I travel?

The distance from Nottingham to Edinburgh is approximately 222 miles (358 km).

How many services a day are there from Nottingham to Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Nottingham to Edinburgh is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

When traveling from Nottingham to Edinburgh, where do I depart from Nottingham and where do I arrive in Edinburgh?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Nottingham, Bulwell Bus Station (Stop BU07) and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains from Nottingham to Edinburgh most often leave from Nottingham and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
Who can get me from Nottingham to Edinburgh?

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

  • You can go to Edinburgh from Nottingham by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $32 (€26) with National Express from Nottingham to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Nottingham to Edinburgh with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for $78 (€63) with Avanti West Coast from Nottingham to Edinburgh.
Is it possible to travel directly between Nottingham and Edinburgh?

Yes, there are direct services available from Nottingham to Edinburgh with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 12 direct trains per day and travel with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Edinburgh as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Nottingham and Edinburgh.

Where should I go next after I travel from Nottingham to Edinburgh?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Nottingham to Edinburgh often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Nottingham and Edinburgh itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Edinburgh and any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket from Nottingham to Edinburgh online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Nottingham 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 journey is costing $32 (€26) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $78 (€63) one way on average.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey