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There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Briton Ferry by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Briton Ferry

£172 - £428

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Bus  •  15h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Swansea Bus Station National Express

£20 - £26

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Train via Manchester  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Neath

£155 - £228

Train #2  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Port Talbot Parkway

£205 - £451

Drive  •  7h 3m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Briton Ferry 379.9 miles

£55 - £85

Fly Edinburgh to Bristol, train  •  5h 57m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS) EDI - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Briton Ferry

£65 - £268

Fly Edinburgh to Cardiff, train  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Cardiff (CWL) EDI - CWL
  2. Take the train from Rhoose to Bridgend
  3. Take the train from Bridgend to Briton Ferry

£160 - £478

Train to Glasgow, fly to Bristol, train  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  4. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Briton Ferry

£85 - £310

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Parkway
  3. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Neath

£93 - £366

Fly Edinburgh to Southampton, train  •  7h 42m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Southampton (SOU) EDI - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Neath

£157 - £441

Edinburgh to Briton Ferry by train

The train journey time between Edinburgh and Briton Ferry is around 8h 41m and covers a distance of around 417 miles. The fastest train normally takes 6h 43m. Services are operated by Avanti West Coast and Transport for Wales. Typically 24 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
8h 41m
Fastest train time:
6h 43m
Train distance:
417 miles
Trains per week:
24
Cheapest price:
£172
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:52
Last train departs at:
18:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Briton Ferry train schedules

Edinburgh → Briton Ferry
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Briton Ferry is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Briton Ferry is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Edinburgh to Briton Ferry is to bus, which costs £20 - £27 and takes 15h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Briton Ferry is to fly and train which costs £60 - £270 and takes 5h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Briton Ferry. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Briton Ferry, Roundabout via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Swansea, Bus Station G. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Briton Ferry. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Briton Ferry via Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 32m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Briton Ferry is 301 miles. The road distance is 379.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Briton Ferry without a car is to train which takes 7h 32m and costs £170 - £430.

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It takes approximately 7h 32m to get from Edinburgh to Briton Ferry, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Briton Ferry bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Briton Ferry train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Briton Ferry is to train which takes 7h 32m and costs £170 - £430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £27 and takes 15h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Briton Ferry.
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  • Distance: 301.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 32m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Briton Ferry, Wales?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Briton Ferry via Crewe in around 7h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Briton Ferry via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Swansea, Bus Station G in around 15h 3m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £430
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £420
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £360
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Crewe to Briton Ferry
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£80 - £120
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Neath
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £130
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Cardiff Central to Briton Ferry
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Rhoose to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Bridgend to Briton Ferry
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
tfw.wales
TransPennine Express Service
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£180 - £430
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£180 - £220
Anytime Day 1st Class
£300 - £430
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£29 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Parkway to Port Talbot Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £30
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£26 - £35
Train from Bristol Parkway to Neath
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£26 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Reading to Neath
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £120
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Edinburgh to Briton Ferry bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea Bus Station.

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Edinburgh to Briton Ferry train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Briton Ferry station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Briton Ferry is 380 miles. It takes approximately 7h 3m to drive from Edinburgh to Briton Ferry.

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easyJet offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Bristol Airport.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Briton Ferry. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £1 - £6.

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