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There are 9 ways to get from Barnsley to Edinburgh by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the train from Barnsley to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Edinburgh

$45 - $164

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Bus  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Edinburgh National Express / ...

$18 - $50

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Train, night train  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from Barnsley to Leeds
  2. Take the night train from Leeds to Edinburgh

$100 - $144

Drive  •  4h 10m

  1. Drive from Barnsley to Edinburgh 218.2 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI

$71 - $215

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI

$103 - $305

Train, train to East Midlands, fly to Edinburgh  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Barnsley to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Long Eaton
  3. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - EDI

$73 - $218

Train to Manchester, fly to Glasgow, train  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Glasgow (GLA) MAN - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$96 - $336

Train to East Midlands, fly to Glasgow, train  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Long Eaton
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) EMA - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$88 - $239

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The cheapest way to get from Barnsley to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £14 - £40 and takes 6h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Barnsley to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barnsley to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange and arriving at Edinburgh via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barnsley to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Barnsley and arriving at Edinburgh via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 38m.

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The distance between Barnsley and Edinburgh is 181 miles. The road distance is 218.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Barnsley to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 4h 38m and costs £30 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from Barnsley to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Barnsley to Edinburgh bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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Barnsley to Edinburgh train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Barnsley station.

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The best way to get from Barnsley to Edinburgh is to train which takes 4h 38m and costs £30 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £40 and takes 6h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Barnsley to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 180.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 38m

What companies run services between Barnsley, England and Edinburgh, Scotland?

You can take a train from Barnsley to Edinburgh via Leeds in around 4h 38m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Barnsley to Edinburgh twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 4h 55m. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Barnsley to Leeds
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Barnsley to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $150
Train from Sheffield to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Night train from Leeds to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Single
$29 - $45
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
National Express
Megabus UK

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Barnsley to Edinburgh bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Barnsley to Edinburgh train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barnsley to Edinburgh is 218 miles. It takes approximately 4h 10m to drive from Barnsley to Edinburgh.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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