There are 9 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Edinburgh by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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

Fly Dusseldorf to Edinburgh  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Edinburgh (EDI) DUS - EDI

$81 - $376

Cheapest option

Bus via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station  •  23 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to London
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh M20

$65 - $140

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Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Edinburgh  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Edinburgh (EDI) CGN - EDI

$73 - $368

Fly Dusseldorf to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 5 min

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

$93 - $337

Fly Dusseldorf to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Newcastle (NCL) DUS - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh

$96 - $423

Train  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to London St. Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$200 - $390

Bus FlixBus  •  21 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to London 080
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh S9

$86 - $155

Drive, car ferry  •  21 h 15 min

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

$90 - $286

Train, Eurotunnel, drive  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  4. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  5. Drive from Folkestone to Edinburgh

$403 - $515

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Edinburgh is to bus which costs 55€ - 120€ and takes 23 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Edinburgh is to fly which costs 65€ - 330€ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Edinburgh is 841 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Düsseldorf to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Düsseldorf to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Edinburgh via London Victoria Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Edinburgh via Brussels - Midi and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 13 min.

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

Eurowings, KLM and three other airlines fly from Düsseldorf to Edinburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Düsseldorf to Edinburgh via Brussels - Midi, London St. Pancras International, and London Kings Cross in around 10 h 13 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Glasgow via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Edinburgh via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Edinburgh via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Newcastle via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$3,400 - $7,500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Glasgow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$3,400 - $7,500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $190
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
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$75 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
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
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to London
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 (Stances 1 & 2)
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Düsseldorf to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to London
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Ouibus
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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