There are 8 ways to get from Burton upon Trent to Edinburgh by train, car or plane

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Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Burton-on-Trent to Edinburgh

$120 - $190

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Train to East Midlands, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Burton-on-Trent to Long Eaton
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - EDI

$75 - $223

6 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Tutbury & Hatton to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Edinburgh

$153 - $251

Drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Burton upon Trent to Edinburgh 276.1 miles

$55 - $90

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 49 min

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

$85 - $275

Fly East Midlands to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 44 min

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

$90 - $244

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, train  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Burton-on-Trent to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$100 - $276

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Burton-on-Trent to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI

$125 - $308

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Burton-on-Trent and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Burton upon Trent and Edinburgh is 227 miles. The road distance is 276.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Burton upon Trent to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 4 h 32 min and costs .

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The train from Burton-on-Trent to Edinburgh takes 4 h 32 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Burton upon Trent to Edinburgh train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Burton-on-Trent station.

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The quickest flight from East Midlands Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Burton upon Trent to Edinburgh train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Burton upon Trent to Edinburgh is 276 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to drive from Burton upon Trent to Edinburgh.

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Flybe offers flights from East Midlands Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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Map of how to get from Burton upon Trent to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 227.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Burton upon Trent, England and Edinburgh, Scotland?

CrossCountry operates a train from Burton upon Trent to Edinburgh every 4 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $190 and the journey takes 4 h 32 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Burton-on-Trent to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$120 - $190
Off-Peak Single
$130 - $200
Train from Burton-on-Trent to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $19
Train from Burton-on-Trent to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Tutbury & Hatton to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $220
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19

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