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

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Train via Warrington Bank Quay  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Warrington Bank Quay

£91 - £303

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Bus  •  10h 2m

  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

£17 - £23

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Train  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Liverpool Lime Street

£98 - £151

Train via Leeds  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Chester

£61 - £321

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Cheshire 234.5 miles

£40 - £60

Fly Edinburgh to Liverpool, train, bus  •  7h 13m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Liverpool (LPL) EDI - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Chester
  3. Take the bus from Chester, station to Huxley, Higher Huxley Hall

£65 - £406

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train, bus  •  6h 35m

  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, station to Huxley, Higher Huxley Hall

£57 - £434

Fly Edinburgh to East Midlands, train, bus  •  7h 58m

  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, station to Huxley, Higher Huxley Hall

£71 - £233

Train to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Crewe

£76 - £486

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Cheshire is to bus which costs £16 - £24 and takes 10h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Cheshire is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4h 11m.

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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 Bus Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 2m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Cheshire is 195 miles. The road distance is 234.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Cheshire without a car is to train via Warrington Bank Quay which takes 5h 6m and costs £90 - £310.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m 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 via Warrington Bank Quay which takes 5h 6m and costs £90 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £24 and takes 10h 2m.

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Liverpool Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 35m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Cheshire.
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  • Distance: 194.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 6m

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

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Edinburgh to Warrington Bank Quay every 4 hours. Tickets cost £80 - £280 and the journey takes 2h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Cheshire via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Chester, and Chester Bus Interchange in around 10h 2m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £260
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Bristol, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £260
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £320
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £320
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £360
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £370
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £500
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £310
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£80 - £280
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£80 - £110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£210 - £280
Train from Birmingham International to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £80
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £30
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £80
Train from Crewe to Chester
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £35
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £35
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£90 - £130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£35 - £50
Off-Peak Day Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Day Single
£90 - £130
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Leeds
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £240
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£100 - £150
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£170 - £240
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Chester
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Birmingham International to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Crewe to Chester
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
tfw.wales
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham International to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £26
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Single
£25 - £40
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
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Aintree Coachline
Phone
01513271078
Email
aintreecoachline1@gmail.com
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Chester, station to Huxley, Higher Huxley Hall
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Schedules at
Aintree Coachline

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

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Aer Lingus, Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Liverpool Airport.

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There are 562+ hotels available in Cheshire. 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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