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

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Fly from Edinburgh  •  3h 11m

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

$92 - $360

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Train, bus  •  7h 31m

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

$43 - $74

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Train to Aberdeen, fly  •  5h 33m

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

$154 - $594

Bus  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Wick, Bus Terminal X99 / ...

$45 - $59

Bus via Edinburgh, Bus Station  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Wick, Bus Terminal X99 / ...

$44 - $58

Train  •  8h 54m

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

$76 - $120

Drive  •  5h

  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 £30 - £45 and takes 7h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Wick is to fly which costs £70 - £280 and takes 3h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Wick. However, there are services departing from West End, Queensferry Street and arriving at Wick, Bus Terminal via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 26m.

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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 8h 54m.

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Wick without a car is to bus which takes 7h 26m and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 3h 11m to get from Edinburgh to Wick, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Wick bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from West End, Queensferry Street station.

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Edinburgh to Wick train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Wick is to fly which takes 3h 11m and costs £70 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 7h 26m, you could also train, which costs £55 - £95 and takes 8h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Wick.
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  • Distance: 172.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 11m

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 7h 26m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Wick
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Wick
Ave. Duration
40m
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
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 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
3h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Inverness to Wick
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$55 - $85
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Wick, Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Website
Stagecoach Highlands

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Wick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Edinburgh to Wick bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Wick, Bus Terminal station.

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Edinburgh to Wick train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Wick station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Wick is 257 miles. It takes approximately 5h to drive from Edinburgh to Wick.

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Loganair offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Wick Airport.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Wick. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32m and costs £3 - £5.

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