There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh to Wick by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly Edinburgh to Wick  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Wick (WIC) EDI - WIC

$91 - $359

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Wick, Bus Terminal X99

$45 - $80

5 alternative options

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Wick  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Wick (WIC) ABZ - WIC

$149 - $591

Fly Edinburgh to Kirkwall, bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Kirkwall (KOI) EDI - KOI
  2. Take the bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to John o' Groats, Car Park

$131 - $317

Bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station G90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Wick, Bus Terminal X99

$46 - $64

Train  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Wick

$76 - $120

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Wick 257.4 miles

$55 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Wick is to bus which costs £35 - £50 and takes 7 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Wick is to fly which costs £65 - £280 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Wick is 173 miles. The road distance is 257.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Edinburgh to Wick, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Wick. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) and arriving at Wick, Bus Terminal via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Wick. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Wick via Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 51 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Wick, Scotland?

Loganair flies from Edinburgh to Wick 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Wick via Inverness, Bus Station in around 7 h 24 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Wick
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Kirkwall via Lerwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Wick
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Train from Inverness to Wick
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$55 - $85
Bus operators
John O'Groats Ferries
Phone
+44 (0)1955 611353
Website
jogferry.co.uk
Bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to John o' Groats, Car Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
jogferry.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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