There are 9 ways to get from Edinburgh to Chesterfield 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  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Chesterfield

$120 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Sheffield National Express

$25 - $35

7 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  7 h

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

$38 - $73

Drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Chesterfield 237.8 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Edinburgh to East Midlands, train  •  4 h 2 min

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

$55 - $232

Fly Edinburgh to Manchester, train  •  4 h 57 min

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

$73 - $257

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 51 min

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

$98 - $302

Train to Glasgow, fly to East Midlands, train  •  4 h 39 min

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

$71 - $254

Train to Glasgow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 34 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

$99 - $379

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Edinburgh to Chesterfield every 2 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $180 and the journey takes 3 h 56 min. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Edinburgh to Chesterfield 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h 40 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 East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 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
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$120 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
Train from Derby to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Birmingham New Street to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Single
$11 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Single
$17 - $25
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 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
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
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Bus operators
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 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Edinburgh to Chesterfield?

The distance between Edinburgh and Chesterfield is 322 km. The road distance is 381 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Chesterfield?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Chesterfield is to bus which costs £18 - £25 and takes 7 h 13 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Chesterfield?

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Chesterfield is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs £85 - £130.

Is there a direct train between Edinburgh and Chesterfield?

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

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Chesterfield?

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Chesterfield. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2) and arriving at Whittington Moor, Proact Stadium via Meadowhall Interchange and Sheffield Centre, AG12. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh to Chesterfield?

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