How to travel from Peterborough to Edinburgh

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from Peterborough to Edinburgh

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

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To get from Peterborough to Edinburgh on Mar 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Peterborough and Edinburgh

distanceDistance261 miles (421 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $133
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 3 h 49 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $35 (€31) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair UK Ltd

Travel 261 miles (421 km) by bus, flight or train between Peterborough and Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Ryanair UK Ltd among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Peterborough to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Peterborough 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 Peterborough to Edinburgh.

There are 3 ways to get from Peterborough to Edinburgh: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Edinburgh from Peterborough is by taking a train, which costs on average $2 (€2).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A train is $131 (€116) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Peterborough to Edinburgh costing on average $133 (€118).

Taking a train is about $32 (€29) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $35 (€31) for this trip.

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

There are alternative travel options to Edinburgh that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by bus can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 49 min   of travel time.

Edinburgh is approximately 261 miles (421 km) away from Peterborough.

The average frequency per day from Peterborough to Edinburgh is:

  • Around 15 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Peterborough at Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Station and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains mostly leave from Peterborough and tend to arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Peterborough to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Ryanair UK Ltd can get you to Edinburgh by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair UK Ltd from Peterborough to Edinburgh for $35 (€31) on Omio.

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

  • You'll find 15 direct trains per day with London North Eastern Railway.

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 Peterborough and Edinburgh.

Your trip from Peterborough 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 Peterborough to Edinburgh tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $133 (€118) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $35 (€31) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $2 (€2) one way on average.

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

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