There are 11 ways to get from Burton upon Trent to Edinburgh by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 32 min

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

$130 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby to Leeds National Express
  2. Take the bus from Leeds to Edinburgh National Express

$33 - $44

9 alternative options

Train via Derby  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Edinburgh

$148 - $232

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 20 min

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

$164 - $273

Drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Burton upon Trent to Edinburgh 276.1 miles

$55 - $90

Train to East Midlands, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 38 min

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

$77 - $226

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 43 min

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

$87 - $284

Fly East Midlands to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 32 min

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

$93 - $249

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 37 min

  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

$103 - $287

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 31 min

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

$105 - $309

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Beeston to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI

$96 - $258

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 $130 - $200 and the journey takes 4 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burton upon Trent to Edinburgh via Derby, Bus Station, Derby, and Leeds in around 9 h 45 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 55 min
When
Sunday
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
2 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 50 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
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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
$130 - $200
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Single
$130 - $200
Off-Peak Single
$140 - $210
Train from Derby to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Single
$120 - $190
Off-Peak Single
$130 - $210
Train from Burton-on-Trent to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $21
Train from Burton-on-Trent to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $28
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
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 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$27 - $40
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Single
$25 - $40
Train from Beeston to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Tutbury & Hatton to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Beeston to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
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
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Derby to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Burton upon Trent to Edinburgh?

The distance between Burton upon Trent and Edinburgh is 364 km. The road distance is 442 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Burton upon Trent to Edinburgh?

The cheapest way to get from Burton upon Trent to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 9 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Burton upon Trent to Edinburgh?

The quickest way to get from Burton upon Trent to Edinburgh is to train and fly which takes 3 h 38 min and costs £55 - £170.

Is there a direct train between Burton upon Trent and Edinburgh?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Burton upon Trent and Edinburgh?

No, there is no direct bus from Burton upon Trent to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Burton upon Trent, High Street and arriving at Edinburgh via Derby and Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Burton upon Trent to Edinburgh?

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