How to travel from Sheffield to Edinburgh

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from Sheffield to Edinburgh

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

Our recommendation

To get from Sheffield to Edinburgh on Aug 17 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:45AMBirmingham International Airport1h20 08:05AMEdinburgh Airport
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09:40AMSheffield, Coach Station7h40 05:20PMEdinburgh
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08:20AMBirmingham International Airport1h15 09:35AMEdinburgh Airport
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09:10PMBirmingham International Airport1h15 10:25PMEdinburgh Airport
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02:25PMBirmingham International Airport1h15 03:40PMEdinburgh Airport
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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Sheffield

distanceDistance190 miles (306 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $116
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€19) • 5 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $116 (€108) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 190 miles (306 km) between Sheffield 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 $20 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Sheffield to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Edinburgh.

You can travel from Sheffield to Edinburgh 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Edinburgh from Sheffield is by taking a bus, which costs on average $20 (€19).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

Taking a bus is about $96 (€89) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $116 (€108) for this journey.

A bus is generally $63 (€58) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $83 (€77) from Sheffield to Edinburgh.

The fastest way from Sheffield 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, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 34 min   of travel time.

Edinburgh is approximately 190 miles (306 km) away from Sheffield.

The average frequency per day from Sheffield to Edinburgh is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Sheffield 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 from Sheffield to Edinburgh:

  • Buses mostly depart from Sheffield and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains most often depart from Sheffield at Sheffield and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley.

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

  • You can travel by bus to Edinburgh from Sheffield with Megabus, and you can find Megabus Sheffield to Edinburgh tickets for $20 (€19) on Omio.
  • You can travel to Edinburgh from Sheffield by flight with easyJet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $116 (€108) with easyJet from Sheffield to Edinburgh.
  • You can go to Edinburgh from Sheffield by train with London North Eastern Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for $83 (€77) with London North Eastern Railway from Sheffield to Edinburgh on Omio.

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

  • You can check for a direct bus to Edinburgh with Megabus with 1 direct bus per day.
  • You'll find 12 direct trains a day to Edinburgh with.

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.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Sheffield 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 Sheffield and Edinburgh itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Edinburgh and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $20 (€19) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $116 (€108) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $83 (€77) one way on average.

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

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