There are 9 ways to get from Edinburgh to Dingle 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 10 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Warrington Bank Quay

$148 - $230

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Manchester National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester to LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station National Express / ...

$33 - $45

7 alternative options

Train TransPennine Express  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Liverpool Lime Street

$98 - $212

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dingle 219.6 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Edinburgh to Liverpool  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Liverpool (LPL) EDI - LPL

$39 - $255

Fly Edinburgh to Manchester, train  •  4 h 37 min

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

$62 - $204

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 22 min

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

$91 - $287

Train to Glasgow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 14 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 Liverpool South Parkway

$88 - $327

Fly Edinburgh to East Midlands, train  •  6 h 40 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 Liverpool South Parkway

$77 - $245

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Edinburgh to Dingle every 4 hours. Tickets cost $130 - $220 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Dingle via Manchester, LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station, and Liverpool One Bus Station in around 9 h 8 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 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 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 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
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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
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 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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
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
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
$130 - $220
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $220
Train from Edinburgh to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Crewe to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester to LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Edinburgh to Dingle?

The distance between Edinburgh and Dingle is 286 km. The road distance is 351 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Dingle is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 9 h 8 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Dingle is to drive which takes 3 h 57 min and costs £30 - £50.

Is there a direct train between Edinburgh and Dingle?

No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Dingle. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Brunswick via Preston and Liverpool Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Dingle?

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Dingle. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Dingle, Armstrong Quay (Columbus Quay Flats) via Manchester and Liverpool One Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 8 min.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Edinburgh to Dingle, including transfers.