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There are 12 ways to get from Edinburgh to West Berkshire by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 9m

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

£74 - £410

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Bus  •  11h 26m

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

£19 - £24

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Train via Birmingham  •  8h 38m

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

£182 - £598

Train, bus  •  11h 56m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Oxford City Centre, Sightseeing Randolph M34
  3. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Westgate to Reading Town Centre, Station Road X40 / ...

£85 - £129

Drive  •  6h 39m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to West Berkshire 388.9 miles

£55 - £85

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Thatcham

£65 - £245

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading

£59 - £170

Fly to Southampton, train  •  5h 12m

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

£109 - £525

Fly to Bristol, train  •  5h 16m

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

£71 - £242

Fly to London Luton, bus, train  •  5h 33m

  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 Thatcham

£53 - £226

Fly to London City, train  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Thatcham

£79 - £298

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  5h 43m

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

£83 - £295

Edinburgh to West Berkshire by train and subway

The journey time between Edinburgh and West Berkshire is around 6h 28m and covers a distance of around 446 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 14m. Operated by LNER, London Underground (Tube) and First Great Western Service, the Edinburgh to West Berkshire service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Thatcham. Typically 83 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 28m
Fastest journey time:
5h 14m
Journey distance:
446 miles
Services per week:
83
Cheapest price:
£74
Carbon emissions:
37 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:40
Last service departs at:
19:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to West Berkshire train and subway schedules

Departing Monday, July 26, 2021

Edinburgh → West Berkshire
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in West Berkshire is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in West Berkshire is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in West Berkshire is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to West Berkshire is to bus which costs £18 - £24 and takes 11h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to West Berkshire is to fly and train which costs £60 - £250 and takes 4h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to West Berkshire. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Thatcham Cemetery via Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn and Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to West Berkshire. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Thatcham via King's Cross St. Pancras station, Oxford Circus station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 9m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and West Berkshire is 325 miles. The road distance is 388.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to West Berkshire without a car is to train which takes 6h 9m and costs £70 - £410.

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It takes approximately 6h 9m to get from Edinburgh to West Berkshire, including transfers.

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

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Edinburgh to West Berkshire train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to West Berkshire is to train which takes 6h 9m and costs £70 - £410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £24 and takes 11h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to West Berkshire.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 325.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 9m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and West Berkshire, England?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to West Berkshire via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Oxford Circus station, Paddington station, and London Paddington in around 6h 9m. 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 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £220
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
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£35 - £200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £460
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £370
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £450
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £650
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
£130 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£26 - £130
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£27 - £120
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £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 Thatcham
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £24
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£19 - £24
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
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 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 Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
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
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
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Oxford City Centre, Sightseeing Randolph
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£12 - £20
Website
Megabus UK
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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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Edinburgh to West Berkshire train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Thatcham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to West Berkshire is 389 miles. It takes approximately 6h 39m to drive from Edinburgh to West Berkshire.

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

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There are 201+ hotels available in West Berkshire. 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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