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There are 12 ways to get from Berlin to Edinburgh by plane, train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car or car train

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Edinburgh  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Edinburgh (EDI) TXL - EDI

$82 - $221

Cheapest option

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Edinburgh  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Edinburgh (EDI) SXF - EDI

$46 - $225

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Glasgow, train  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Glasgow (GLA) SXF - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$54 - $196

Fly Berlin Tegel to Glasgow, train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Glasgow (GLA) TXL - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$102 - $242

Fly Berlin Tegel to Newcastle, train  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Newcastle (NCL) TXL - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh

$126 - $274

Train to Hamburg, fly to Edinburgh  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Edinburgh (EDI) HAM - EDI

$109 - $318

Train  •  16 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  4. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$383 - $662

Train, car ferry  •  28 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Take the car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh

$157 - $456

Bus, bus and ferry  •  30 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Kaiserdamm to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh S9

$160 - $258

Drive, car ferry  •  25 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to IJmuiden
  2. Take the car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
  3. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh

$156 - $380

Bus  •  32 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N44
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London 814
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh M20

$101 - $238

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Edinburgh

$386 - $491

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Edinburgh is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Edinburgh is to fly which costs 70€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Edinburgh via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin Kaiserdamm, Lille and London Victoria Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf (tief) and arriving at Edinburgh via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Paris Nord Eurostar and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 38 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Edinburgh is 1141 km.

The best way to get from Berlin to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 16 h 38 min and costs 330€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Berlin to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Berlin to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Berlin Kaiserdamm station.

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Berlin to Edinburgh train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Edinburgh is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 70€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 330€ - 600€ and takes 16 h 38 min, you could also bus, which costs 85€ - 210€ and takes 32 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 713.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Edinburgh, Scotland?

easyJet, Eurowings and seven other airlines fly from Berlin to Edinburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Edinburgh via Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London Kings Cross in around 16 h 38 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Glasgow via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Edinburgh via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Edinburgh via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Edinburgh via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Glasgow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Newcastle via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Newcastle via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $220
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Edinburgh via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $7,000
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Glasgow via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$330 - $7,000
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Newcastle via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Edinburgh via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Edinburgh via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Glasgow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Newcastle via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Edinburgh via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Newcastle via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Newcastle via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $340
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Edinburgh via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Edinburgh via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Train operators
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
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Eurostar
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin Kaiserdamm to Lille
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eurolines.de
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Book at
uk.megabus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $190
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$40
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$61
2-bed inside cabin
$110 - $160

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Berlin to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh is 1 h behind Berlin. It is currently 7:15 AM in Berlin and 6:15 AM in Edinburgh.

Berlin to Edinburgh train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, easyJet and three other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 2238+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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