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There are 11 ways to get from Edinburgh to Europe by plane, train, night bus, bus, car, car ferry, bus and ferry or car train

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Fly Edinburgh to Frankfurt, train  •  8h 38m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Frankfurt (FRA) EDI - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bad Hersfeld

$108 - $606

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Fly Edinburgh to Hamburg, train  •  8h 46m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Hamburg (HAM) EDI - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Goettingen
  3. Take the train from Goettingen to Sontra

Train to Glasgow, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  10h 3m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GLA - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bad Hersfeld

$127 - $382

Fly Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train  •  9h 49m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) EDI - BER
  2. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Eisenach

$145 - $523

Train to Newcastle, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  10h 52m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Frankfurt (FRA) NCL - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bad Hersfeld

$126 - $454

Train  •  15h 4m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Eisenach Ice / ...

$326 - $1,202

Train via Cologne  •  16h 43m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Bebra Ic

$346 - $1,275

Night bus, bus, train  •  26h 46m

  1. Take the night bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Hbf
  4. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Bebra Ic

$237 - $375

Drive, car ferry  •  22h 47m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Take the car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to Amsterdam IJmuiden
  3. Drive from Amsterdam IJmuiden to Europe

$197 - $448

Bus, bus and ferry  •  27h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Düsseldorf
  3. Take the bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Kassel 023 / ...

$116 - $155

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  14h 44m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Europe

$370 - $462

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Europe is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £80 - £110 and takes 27h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Europe is to fly and train which costs £75 - £430 and takes 8h 38m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Europe is 1030 km.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Europe without a car is to train which takes 15h 4m and costs £230 - £850.

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It takes approximately 8h 38m to get from Edinburgh to Europe, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Europe is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 9:29 PM in Edinburgh and 10:29 PM in Europe.

Lufthansa, Air France, British Airways and KLM offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Europe. Prices start at $100 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 £1 - £6.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Europe.
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  • Distance: 1029.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 38m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Europe?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Europe via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Eisenach, and Gerstungen in around 15h 4m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newcastle to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Newcastle to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $370
Flights from Newcastle to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $230
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $350
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bad Hersfeld
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bebra
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Bebra
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
cantus Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH
Phone
+49 561 766396-0
Email
info@cantus-bahn.de
Website
cantus-bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Sontra
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cantus Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $45
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$30 - $45
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$240 - $340
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$380 - $550
TransPennine Express Service
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
Thalys
Standard
$75 - $110
Comfort
$95 - $120
Premium
$110 - $160
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $170
Website
Thalys
Standard
$85 - $120
Comfort
$100 - $130
Premium
$120 - $170
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$186
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Kassel
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
RegioJet
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
10h 24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to Amsterdam IJmuiden
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Website
dfds.co.uk
4-bed inside cabin
$120 - $280
2-bed inside cabin
$95 - $300
2-bed sea view cabin
$140 - $290
4 berth commodore cabin
$290 - $390
3-bed Commodore De Luxe double bed
$360 - $470
Standard Car (extra fee)
$158

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