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from Swindon to Edinburgh

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

Our recommendation

To get from Swindon to Edinburgh on Oct 16 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:40AMSwindon8h31 06:11PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$2231One-way
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09:40AMSwindon8h31 06:11PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$2231One-way

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Sat
Oct 16
$223London North Eastern Railway
$46National Express
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Sun
Oct 17
$152London North Eastern Railway
$35National Express
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Mon
Oct 18
$152London North Eastern Railway
$32National Express
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Tue
Oct 19
$131London North Eastern Railway
$32National Express
$46easyJet
Wed
Oct 20
$131London North Eastern Railway
$32National Express
$72British Airways
Thu
Oct 21
$131London North Eastern Railway
$32National Express
$46easyJet
Fri
Oct 22
$92London North Eastern Railway
$40National Express
$55easyJet
Mon
Oct 25
$181London North Eastern Railway
$32National Express
$71easyJet
Tue
Oct 26
$181London North Eastern Railway
$32National Express
$46easyJet
Wed
Oct 27
$131London North Eastern Railway
$26National Express
$46easyJet

Travel Information between Swindon and Edinburgh

distanceDistance308 miles (497 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $130
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€27) • 13 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $72 (€58) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 308 miles (497 km) by bus, flight or train between Swindon 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 $33 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Swindon to Edinburgh.

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Travel from Swindon to Edinburgh
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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Swindon to Edinburgh?

There are 3 travel options from Swindon to Edinburgh: bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Edinburgh from Swindon is by taking a bus, which costs on average $33 (€27).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A bus is generally $38 (€31) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $72 (€58) from Swindon to Edinburgh.

A bus is generally $97 (€79) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $130 (€106) from Swindon to Edinburgh.

What is the fastest way to travel between Swindon and Edinburgh?

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Swindon is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by bus can take on average 13 h 10 min.

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by train can take on average 6 h 2 min.

How many miles from Swindon to Edinburgh would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 308 miles (497 km) between Swindon and Edinburgh.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Swindon to Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Swindon to Edinburgh is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Swindon? Where do I arrive in Edinburgh?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Swindon and tend to arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains most often depart from Swindon at Swindon and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley.
Which travel companies can get me from Swindon to Edinburgh?

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

  • National Express can get you to Edinburgh by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Swindon to Edinburgh for $33 (€27) on Omio.
  • Travel with easyJet to go to Edinburgh by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Swindon to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for $72 (€58).
  • London North Eastern Railway can take you to Edinburgh by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for London North Eastern Railway from Swindon to Edinburgh for $130 (€106).
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Edinburgh from Swindon ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Swindon to Edinburgh don't make Edinburgh their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Edinburgh are London, Glasgow or Manchester, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Edinburgh to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Swindon to Edinburgh tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $33 (€27) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $72 (€58) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $130 (€106) one way.

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

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