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There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Pulpit Rock by train, night train, bus, car or plane

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Train via London  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Weymouth

£137 - £543

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Bus  •  15h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Weymouth National Express

£25 - £34

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Train  •  11h 55m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Weymouth

£212 - £470

Night train, train  •  12h 46m

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Worcester Foregate Street
  3. Take the train from Worcester Foregate Street to Weymouth

£178 - £460

Drive  •  8h 6m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Pulpit Rock 447.9 miles

£65 - £100

Fly Edinburgh to Southampton, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Southampton (SOU) EDI - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Weymouth

£104 - £460

Fly Edinburgh to Bristol, train  •  8h 23m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS) EDI - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth

£66 - £237

Train to Glasgow, fly to Southampton, train  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southampton (SOU) GLA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Weymouth

£112 - £322

Train to Glasgow, fly to Bristol, train  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth

£81 - £259

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, train  •  9h 33m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Weymouth

£107 - £346

Edinburgh to Pulpit Rock by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Edinburgh and Pulpit Rock is around 19h 58m and covers a distance of around 533 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 19h 29m. Services are operated by CrossCountry, First Great Western Service and First. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
19h 58m
Fastest journey time:
19h 29m
Journey distance:
533 miles
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
£212
Carbon emissions:
46 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:08
Last service departs at:
17:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Pulpit Rock train, bus and walk schedules

Edinburgh → Pulpit Rock
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Pulpit Rock is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 15h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Pulpit Rock is to fly and train which costs £100 - £460 and takes 7h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Pulpit Rock. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Southwell, Sweethill Lane via London Victoria Coach Station, Weymouth, Kings Statue and Southwell, Rip Croft Shelter. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 8m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Pulpit Rock is 379 miles. The road distance is 447.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Pulpit Rock without a car is to train via London which takes 8h 21m and costs £130 - £550.

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It takes approximately 8h 21m to get from Edinburgh to Pulpit Rock, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Pulpit Rock bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Pulpit Rock is to train via London which takes 8h 21m and costs £130 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 15h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Edinburgh to Pulpit Rock bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Weymouth station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Pulpit Rock.
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  • Distance: 379.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 21m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Pulpit Rock, Dorset, England?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Pulpit Rock via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Euston station, Waterloo station, London Waterloo, and Weymouth in around 8h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Pulpit Rock via London Victoria Coach Station, Weymouth, Weymouth, Kings Statue, Southwell, Rip Croft Shelter, and Southwell, Sweethill Lane in around 15h 8m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£27 - £160
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £460
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £380
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £450
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£26 - £130
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
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Weymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £130
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £80
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £130
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Weymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £60
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Parkway to Weymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £80
Train from Worcester Foregate Street to Weymouth
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£55 - £70
Anytime Day 1st Class
£95 - £130
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £75
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Worcester Foregate Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £12
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
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Weymouth
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Pulpit Rock is 448 miles. It takes approximately 8h 6m to drive from Edinburgh to Pulpit Rock.

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British Airways, KLM and Loganair offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Southampton Airport.

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There are 108+ hotels available in Pulpit Rock. 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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