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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Cowgate by tram, train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Tram, train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square T50
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$32 - $106

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

$16 - $22

3 alternative options

Night train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the night train from Inverkeithing to Newcastle

$65 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Cowgate 110.2 miles

$23 - $35

Fly, train  •  5 h 18 min

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

$100 - $255

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Cowgate is to bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Cowgate is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Cowgate. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Cowgate, Stamfordham Way via Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne, Westgate Rd-Rutherford St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Cowgate is 95 miles. The road distance is 110.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Cowgate without a car is to tram and train which takes 2 h 52 min and costs £24 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Cowgate, including transfers.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Cowgate bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Cowgate bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Cowgate is 110 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Cowgate.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Cowgate.
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  • Distance: 94.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and Cowgate, England?

National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Cowgate twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Train operators
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Night train from Inverkeithing to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Bus operators
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 Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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