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There are 8 ways to get from Crewe to Edinburgh by train, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Edinburgh

£100 - £170

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Night train  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the night train from Crewe to Edinburgh

£28 - £40

6 alternative options

Train via Manchester  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh

£76 - £109

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Crewe to Edinburgh 237.5 miles

£35 - £60

Fly Manchester to Edinburgh  •  3h 18m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI

£39 - £144

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI

£57 - £193

Fly Manchester to Glasgow, train  •  4h 35m

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

£59 - £241

Train to East Midlands, fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Derby
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - EDI

£57 - £193

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Crewe to Edinburgh is to night train which costs £28 - £40 and takes 4h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Crewe to Edinburgh is to train which costs £100 - £170 and takes 3h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Crewe and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 7m.

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The distance between Crewe and Edinburgh is 201 miles. The road distance is 237.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Crewe to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs £100 - £170.

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The train from Crewe to Edinburgh takes 3h 7m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Crewe to Edinburgh train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Crewe station.

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The best way to get from Crewe to Edinburgh is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs £100 - £170. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £35 - £150 and takes 3h 18m.

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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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Crewe to Edinburgh train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Map of how to get from Crewe to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 200.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 7m

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Crewe to Edinburgh every 4 hours. Tickets cost £100 - £170 and the journey takes 3h 7m. Alternatively, Flybe and easyJet fly from Crewe to Edinburgh 4 times a day.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £240
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £240
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £230
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £230
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £280
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £280
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £190
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £180
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £700
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£100 - £170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£65 - £100
Anytime Day Single
£100 - £170
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£29 - £50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £50
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £100
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£28 - £40
Off-Peak Day Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £100
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Crewe to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
£85 - £120
Sleeper Berth Solo
£149
Sleeper Seat
£28 - £40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£19 - £29
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £29
First Anytime Day 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 10m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £15
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Single
£25 - £40

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Yes, the driving distance between Crewe to Edinburgh is 237 miles. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Crewe to Edinburgh.

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easyJet and Flybe offer flights from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 2658+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at £58 per night.

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The best way to get from Crewe to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 36m and costs £6 - £9.

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