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

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Train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Chesterfield

$110 - $170

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Bus National Express  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street National Express

$27 - $32

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Bus Megabus UK  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2) to Meadowhall Interchange M20

$38 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Chesterfield 237.8 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Edinburgh to East Midlands, train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Chesterfield

$56 - $225

Fly Edinburgh to Manchester, train  •  4 h 53 min

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

$70 - $246

Train to Glasgow, fly to East Midlands  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA

$70 - $247

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Chesterfield

$93 - $291

Train to Glasgow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 54 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 Sheffield

$94 - $368

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Chesterfield. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Whittington Moor, Donkey Derby via Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Chesterfield. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Chesterfield is 201 miles. The road distance is 237.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Chesterfield without a car is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs .

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The train from Edinburgh to Chesterfield takes 3 h 56 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Edinburgh to Chesterfield train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Chesterfield is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to East Midlands Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Edinburgh to Chesterfield bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Chesterfield.
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  • Distance: 201 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Edinburgh to Chesterfield hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 3 h 56 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Chesterfield once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $26 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
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 Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
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 Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
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 Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $180
Train from Derby to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $22
Train from Birmingham New Street to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $45
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Single
$15 - $23
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
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 Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2) to Meadowhall Interchange
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Edinburgh to Chesterfield train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Chesterfield station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Chesterfield is 238 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to drive from Edinburgh to Chesterfield.

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Flybe offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to East Midlands Airport.

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There are 826+ hotels available in Chesterfield. Prices start at $76 USD 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 .

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