How to travel from Plymouth to Edinburgh

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Travel Information from Plymouth to Edinburgh

distanceDistance386 miles (623 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$61 - $236
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $61 (€57) • 16 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $236 (€219) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, Loganair or London North Eastern Railway

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 386 miles (623 km) between Plymouth 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $61 (€57). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express, Loganair or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Plymouth to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Plymouth 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 Plymouth to Edinburgh.

There are 4 travel options from Plymouth to Edinburgh: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Edinburgh is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $61 (€57) compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A bus is $176 (€163) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Plymouth to Edinburgh costing on average $236 (€219).

Taking a bus is about $107 (€99) less than taking a train, which costs on average $168 (€156) for this route.

The fastest way from Plymouth 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 16 h 10 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 8 h 26 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 386 miles (623 km) from Plymouth to Edinburgh.

The average frequency per day from Plymouth to Edinburgh is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Plymouth, Coach Station to Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Plymouth and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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

  • You can take a bus from Plymouth to Edinburgh with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $61 (€57) with National Express from Plymouth to Edinburgh.
  • You can go to Edinburgh from Plymouth by plane with Loganair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $236 (€219) with Loganair from Plymouth to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Plymouth to Edinburgh with London North Eastern Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for $168 (€156) with London North Eastern Railway from Plymouth to Edinburgh.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Plymouth 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 Plymouth and Edinburgh itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Edinburgh and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Plymouth 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 $61 (€57) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $236 (€219) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $168 (€156) one way on average.

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

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