How to travel from Sheffield to Edinburgh

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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Sheffield

distanceDistance190 miles (306 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$20 - $67
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€18) • 5 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $67 (€58) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, easyJet or CrossCountry

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 190 miles (306 km) to Edinburgh from Sheffield. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus, easyJet or CrossCountry among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Sheffield to Edinburgh.

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from Sheffield to Edinburgh

How to get from Sheffield to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

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

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Find the best journey between Sheffield and Edinburgh with Omio's travel partners National Express, easyJet and FlixBus! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Sheffield and 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.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      EasyJet is a British multinational low-cost airline headquartered at London Luton Airport (LTN). It’s the largest UK-based carrier based on the number of passengers carried. EasyJet flies to over 150 destinations across Europe and North Africa, making it a popular budget airline for travelers. To keep fares as low as possible, easyJet tickets are non-refundable and no complimentary snacks are provided onboard. All fare types include allowance of one small personal bag, while additional fees apply for carry-on luggage and checked luggage.

        FAQs: Travel from Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Edinburgh.

        There are 3 options to travel between Sheffield and Edinburgh including taking a train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Edinburgh is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $20 (€18) compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

        A bus is $47 (€41) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $67 (€58) from Sheffield to Edinburgh.

        A bus is $36 (€31) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Sheffield to Edinburgh costing on average $57 (€49).

        The quickest way to travel from Sheffield to Edinburgh is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 5 h 30 min of travel time.

        Train takes on average 3 h 27 min.

        The distance from Sheffield to Edinburgh is approximately 190 miles (306 km).

        The average frequency per day from Sheffield to Edinburgh is:

        • Around 8 buses per day.
        • Around 10 trains per day.

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

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

        • Most travelers catch their bus from Sheffield, Pond Street / Harmer Lane (Sheffield Interchange) and arrive in Edinburgh, Bus Station.
        • Most travelers board their train from Sheffield and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

        The following travel companies offer services from Sheffield to Edinburgh:

        • Megabus, National Express or FlixBus can get you to Edinburgh by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Megabus from Sheffield to Edinburgh for $20 (€18) on Omio.
        • EasyJet can get you to Edinburgh by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Sheffield to Edinburgh for $67 (€58) on Omio.
        • Travel with CrossCountry, East Coast, TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains to go to Edinburgh by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find TransPennine Express Sheffield to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for $57 (€49).

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

        • You can find 7 direct buses per day to Edinburgh with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus.
        • You can find 10 direct trains per day to Edinburgh with CrossCountry.

        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 journey.

        Looking to extend your trip from Sheffield to Edinburgh? Many Omio customers who go from Sheffield to Edinburgh usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow, Inverness, Manchester or Aberdeen. If you're looking to explore London, Glasgow, Inverness, Manchester or Aberdeen from Edinburgh, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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