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There are 12 ways to get from Edinburgh to Highclere Castle by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Newbury

£94 - £435

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Bus  •  14h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express

£19 - £24

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Train via Birmingham  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Reading

£188 - £606

Train via Manchester  •  11h 12m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Reading

£147 - £330

Drive  •  6h 45m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Highclere Castle 394.4 miles

£60 - £90

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, train, line 7 bus  •  6h 41m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Newbury
  3. Take the line 7 bus from Newbury Wharf to Hollington Cross, Yew Tree Inn

Fly Edinburgh to Southampton, train, line 7 bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Southampton (SOU) EDI - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Basingstoke
  3. Take the train from Basingstoke to Andover
  4. Take the line 7 bus from Andover, Bus Station to Hollington Cross, Yew Tree Inn

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train, line 7 bus  •  7h 47m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Newbury
  4. Take the line 7 bus from Newbury Wharf to Hollington Cross, Yew Tree Inn

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, bus, train  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the bus from Old Airport Bus Station to Baker Street Station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Newbury

£46 - £217

Fly Edinburgh to Bristol, train, line 7 bus  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS) EDI - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Newbury
  4. Take the line 7 bus from Newbury Wharf to Hollington Cross, Yew Tree Inn

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train, line 7 bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Newbury
  4. Take the line 7 bus from Newbury Wharf to Hollington Cross, Yew Tree Inn

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to Southampton, line 7 bus  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southampton (SOU) GLA - SOU
  4. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Basingstoke
  5. Take the train from Basingstoke to Andover
  6. Take the line 7 bus from Andover, Bus Station to Hollington Cross, Yew Tree Inn

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Highclere Castle is to bus which costs £18 - £24 and takes 14h 6m.

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The fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Highclere Castle is to train which takes 5h 54m and costs £90 - £440.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Highclere Castle. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Hollington Cross, Yew Tree Inn via Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn, Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street and Newbury Wharf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 6m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Highclere Castle is 330 miles. The road distance is 394.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Highclere Castle without a car is to train which takes 5h 54m and costs £90 - £440.

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It takes approximately 5h 54m to get from Edinburgh to Highclere Castle, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Highclere Castle is to train which takes 5h 54m and costs £90 - £440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £24 and takes 14h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Edinburgh to Highclere Castle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Highclere Castle.
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  • Distance: 330.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 54m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Highclere Castle, England?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Highclere Castle via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Oxford Circus station, Paddington station, London Paddington, and Newbury in around 5h 54m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 once daily. Tickets cost £13 - £17 and the journey takes 8h 25m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£35 - £150
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £420
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £330
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £410
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £330
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £400
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£22 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£19 - £120
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£16 - £130
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£170 - £240
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £390
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Newbury
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Reading to Newbury
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£8 - £10
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £19
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£140 - £360
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£140 - £180
Anytime Day 1st Class
£250 - £360
Train from Birmingham New Street to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Reading
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£80 - £230
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£80 - £100
Anytime Day 1st Class
£160 - £230
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £110
Train from Birmingham International to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £160
TransPennine Express Service
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £24
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £24
Train from Basingstoke to Andover
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £17
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
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
National Express
Bus from Luton Airport London to London Baker Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Stagecoach in Hampshire Andover
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newbury Wharf to Hollington Cross, Yew Tree Inn
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Stagecoach in Hampshire Andover
Bus from Andover, Bus Station to Hollington Cross, Yew Tree Inn
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Stagecoach in Hampshire Andover
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Old Airport Bus Station to Baker Street Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Green Line

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Highclere Castle is 394 miles. It takes approximately 6h 45m to drive from Edinburgh to Highclere Castle.

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Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Highclere Castle. 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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