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There are 8 ways to get from Edinburgh to Hightown, Empress Road by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Warrington Bank Quay

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Chester

Train via Manchester

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Hightown, Empress Road

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX)
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Wrexham General

Fly Edinburgh to Liverpool, train

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Liverpool (LPL)
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Wrexham General

Train to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX)
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Wrexham General

Fly Edinburgh to Bristol, train

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS)
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Wrexham General

Edinburgh to Hightown, Empress Road by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Edinburgh and Hightown, Empress Road is around 4h 45m and covers a distance of around 250 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 46 min. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 10m. Services are operated by Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales, Northern Rail and others. Typically 53 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 59m
Layover time:
46 min
Total time:
4h 45m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 10m
Journey distance:
250 miles
Services per week:
53
Cheapest price:
£92
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:52
Last service departs at:
18:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Hightown, Empress Road train, bus and walk schedules

Edinburgh → Hightown, Empress Road
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hightown, Empress Road is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Hightown, Empress Road is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Hightown, Empress Road is to bus which costs £18 - £28 and takes 10h 19m.

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The fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Hightown, Empress Road is to drive. Taking this option will cost £35 - £60 and takes 4h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Hightown, Empress Road station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Wrexham, Bus Station via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Chester, Bus Interchange and Chester, Grosvenor Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 19m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Hightown, Empress Road is 203 miles. The road distance is 249.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Hightown, Empress Road without a car is to train which takes 4h 52m and costs £90 - £310.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m to get from Edinburgh to Hightown, Empress Road, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Hightown, Empress Road bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Hightown, Empress Road is to train which takes 4h 52m and costs £90 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £28 and takes 10h 19m.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Edinburgh to Hightown, Empress Road bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Chester station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Hightown, Empress Road.
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  • Distance: 202.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 52m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Hightown, Empress Road, Wales?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Edinburgh to Warrington Bank Quay every 4 hours. Tickets cost £80 - £280 and the journey takes 2h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Hightown, Empress Road via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Chester, Bus Interchange, Chester, Grosvenor Street, and Wrexham, Bus Station in around 10h 19m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove), Jersey
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via London Gatwick, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£17 - £130
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £420
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£160 - £440
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£200 - £650
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£80 - £280
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£80 - £110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£210 - £280
Train from Chester to Wrexham General
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£4 - £16
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £16
TransPennine Express Service
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Birmingham International to Wrexham General
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Chester
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Wrexham General
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Wrexham General
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
tfw.wales
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
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Hightown, Empress Road is 250 miles. It takes approximately 4h 22m to drive from Edinburgh to Hightown, Empress Road.

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Aer Lingus, Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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There are 268+ hotels available in Hightown, Empress Road. 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 31 min and costs £1 - £6.

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