There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Cheshire 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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Warrington Bank Quay

$139 - $213

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Chester National Express

$32 - $47

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Train TransPennine Express  •  5 h 46 min

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

$110 - $156

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Cheshire 234.4 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Edinburgh to Manchester, train  •  5 h 54 min

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

$69 - $218

Fly Edinburgh to Liverpool, train, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Liverpool (LPL) EDI - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
  3. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Huxley, Higher Huxley Hall

$47 - $274

Train to Glasgow, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 31 min

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

$93 - $339

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Chester
  4. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Huxley, Higher Huxley Hall

$86 - $279

Fly Edinburgh to East Midlands, train, bus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Chester
  4. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Huxley, Higher Huxley Hall

$72 - $248

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Manchester (MAN) ABZ - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester

$94 - $282

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Cheshire is to bus which costs £24 - £40 and takes 9 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Cheshire is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Cheshire. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Huxley, Higher Huxley Hall via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Chester, Foregate Street Stop DD (McDonalds). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 39 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Cheshire is 195 miles. The road distance is 234.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Cheshire without a car is to train which takes 4 h 56 min and costs £100 - £170.

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Edinburgh to Cheshire, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Cheshire is to train which takes 4 h 56 min and costs £100 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £40 and takes 9 h 39 min.

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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 to Cheshire bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Chester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Cheshire is 234 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to drive from Edinburgh to Cheshire.

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

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Cheshire.
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  • Distance: 194.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 56 min

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Edinburgh to Cheshire every 4 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $200 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Cheshire via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Chester, and Chester, Foregate Street Stop DD (McDonalds) in around 9 h 39 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Manchester, Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via London Luton, Jersey
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via London Luton, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $200
Train from Birmingham International to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Crewe to Chester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $26
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $26
First Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Manchester Airport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Crewe to Chester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $16
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Aintree Coachline
Phone
0151 526 7405
Email
info@aintreecoachline.com
Website
aintreecoachline.com
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Huxley, Higher Huxley Hall
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
Aintree Coachline
Aintree Coachlines
Phone
01513271078
Email
aintreecoachline1@gmail.com
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Huxley, Higher Huxley Hall
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7

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