How to travel from Swindon to Edinburgh

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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Swindon

distanceDistance308 miles (497 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$28 - $119
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $28 (€24) • 11 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $40 (€35) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or East Coast

Travel 308 miles (497 km) by train, bus or flight to Edinburgh from Swindon. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express, easyJet or East Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Swindon to Edinburgh.

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from Swindon to Edinburgh

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

Our recommendation

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

London Luton Airport (LTN)
09:30AMEdinburgh Airport (EDI)
0 transfers
National Express
Swindon, Queen's Drive
1 transfer
London Luton Airport (LTN)
02:50PMEdinburgh Airport (EDI)
0 transfers
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Swindon station (SWI)
03:11PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
2 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
Swindon station (SWI)
03:24PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
2 transfers
Cross Country
Swindon station (SWI)
04:06PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 transfer
National Express
1 transfer
National Express
Swindon, Queen's Drive
1 transfer
National Express
1 transfer
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
07:55AMEdinburgh Airport (EDI)
0 transfers
London Luton Airport (LTN)
05:15PMEdinburgh Airport (EDI)
0 transfers
London Stansted Airport (STN)
01:50PMEdinburgh Airport (EDI)
0 transfers

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Find the best route to Edinburgh from Swindon with National Express, easyJet and CrossCountry. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Edinburgh from Swindon. 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.

    National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Swindon - Edinburgh travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

      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 Swindon 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 Swindon to Edinburgh.

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

        The cheapest way to travel to Edinburgh from Swindon is a bus with an average price of $28 (€24).

        This is compared to other travel options from Swindon to Edinburgh:

        A bus is $12 (€10) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Swindon to Edinburgh costing on average $40 (€35).

        Taking a bus costs $91 (€79) less than taking a train, which costs on average $119 (€103) for the same trip.

        The quickest way to travel between Swindon and Edinburgh is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Bus takes on average 11 h 40 min.

        Train takes 5 h 56 min on average.

        The distance is approximately 308 miles (497 km) from Swindon to Edinburgh.

        The average frequency per day from Swindon to Edinburgh is:

        • Around 10 trains per day.

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

        • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Swindon to Edinburgh depart from Swindon, Bus Station (New Bridge Close) to Edinburgh, Bus Station.
        • Most travelers take a train from Swindon to Edinburgh Waverley.

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

        • You can travel by bus between Swindon and Edinburgh with National Express, and you can find National Express Swindon to Edinburgh tickets for $28 (€24) on Omio.
        • You can go to Edinburgh from Swindon by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $40 (€35) with easyJet from Swindon to Edinburgh on Omio.
        • You can go to Edinburgh from Swindon by train with East Coast, Lumo or CrossCountry. You'll see cheap train tickets for $119 (€103) with East Coast from Swindon to Edinburgh on Omio.

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

        • You can book a direct bus with.
        • You can take a direct flight with.
        • You'll find direct trains 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.

        Omio customers who travel from Swindon to Edinburgh often also extend their vacation to go to London, Glasgow, Inverness, Manchester or Aberdeen. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Edinburgh and these popular destinations at a great price.

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