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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Skipsea by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to York
  2. Take the train from York to Driffield

£54 - £286

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11h

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Hull National Express / ...

£15 - £26

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Drive  •  4h 33m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Skipsea 235.4 miles

£35 - £55

Train to Durham, fly to Humberside, taxi  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Darlington
  2. Fly from Durham (MME) to Humberside (HUY) MME - HUY
  3. Take a taxi from Humberside to Skipsea

£222 - £695

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train  •  9h 17m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Driffield

£91 - £371

Edinburgh to Skipsea by train and bus

The journey time between Edinburgh and Skipsea is around 9h 21m and covers a distance of around 286 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 59m. Operated by LNER, CrossCountry, Northern Rail and others, the Edinburgh to Skipsea service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Skipsea Mill Lane. Typically 17 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 21m
Fastest journey time:
4h 59m
Journey distance:
286 miles
Services per week:
17
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:00
Last service departs at:
17:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Skipsea train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Edinburgh → Skipsea
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Edinburgh to Skipsea is to bus, which costs £14 - £26 and takes 11h.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Skipsea is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Skipsea. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Skipsea Hornsea Road via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Hull Interchange and Hornsea Cliff Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Skipsea is 181 miles. The road distance is 235.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Skipsea without a car is to train which takes 6h 35m and costs £50 - £290.

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It takes approximately 6h 35m to get from Edinburgh to Skipsea, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Skipsea is to train which takes 6h 35m and costs £50 - £290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £26 and takes 11h.

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The quickest flight from Durham Airport to Humberside Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Edinburgh to Skipsea bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hull station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Skipsea.
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  • Distance: 181.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 35m

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

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Skipsea via York, Driffield, and Driffield Middle Street South in around 6h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Skipsea via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Hull, Hull Interchange, and Hornsea Cliff Road in around 11h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Durham to Humberside
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£16 - £130
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £440
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £220
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£95 - £140
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£150 - £220
Train from Edinburgh to Darlington
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £180
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£21 - £29
Anytime Day Single
£80 - £120
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£120 - £180
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £250
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£90 - £110
Anytime Day 1st Class
£170 - £250
Train from Edinburgh to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£75 - £90
Anytime Day 1st Class
£140 - £210
Train from Birmingham New Street to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from York to Driffield
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£27 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Sheffield to Driffield
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £50
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Hull
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn stand 1 to Hull Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £14
Website
Megabus UK
Other operators
Taxi from Humberside to Skipsea
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
£80 - £95
Barnetby Private Hire Taxis
Phone
+44 7759 720 924

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Skipsea is 235 miles. It takes approximately 4h 33m to drive from Edinburgh to Skipsea.

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Eastern Airways offers flights from Durham Airport to Humberside Airport.

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There are 221+ hotels available in Skipsea. 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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