There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Welshpool by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Shrewsbury

$174 - $263

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 1) 5 / ...

$60 - $70

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 1) 5 / ...

$129 - $166

Drive  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Welshpool 279.1 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 34 min

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

$80 - $237

Train to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 11 min

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

$96 - $239

Fly Edinburgh to East Midlands, train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Welshpool

$110 - $287

Fly Edinburgh to Manchester, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  2. Take the train from Wilmslow to Shrewsbury

$77 - $228

Fly Edinburgh to Cardiff, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Cardiff (CWL) EDI - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Shrewsbury

$110 - $277

Fly Edinburgh to Bristol, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS) EDI - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Welshpool

$132 - $287

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Welshpool, Wales?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Welshpool via Crewe, Shrewsbury, and Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand R) in around 5 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Welshpool via Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport The Station, Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 1), and Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 3) in around 10 h 20 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Crewe
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
First Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Birmingham International to Welshpool
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Birmingham New Street to Welshpool
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from Wilmslow to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Cardiff Central to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $140
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Bus operators
easyBus
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 1)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Welshpool is 366 km. The road distance is 447 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Welshpool is to bus which costs £40 - £50 and takes 10 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Welshpool is to drive which takes 4 h 55 min and costs £40 - £65.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Welshpool. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Welshpool, High Street (Mermaid Inn PH) via Manchester Airport The Station and Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 3). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Edinburgh to Welshpool, including transfers.