There are 11 ways to get from Edinburgh to Winchester 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 Virgin Trains East Coast  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Winchester

$92 - $143

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Winchester National Express

$35 - $50

9 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Winchester

$252 - $389

Train CrossCountry  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Winchester

$180 - $280

Drive  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Winchester 412.8 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Edinburgh to Southampton  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Southampton (SOU) EDI - SOU

$66 - $252

Train to Glasgow, fly to Southampton  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southampton (SOU) GLA - SOU

$87 - $274

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Winchester

$83 - $195

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 2 min

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

$133 - $342

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Winchester

$84 - $204

Train to Newcastle, fly to Southampton  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Southampton (SOU) NCL - SOU

$87 - $349

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

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Winchester via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Euston Square Underground Station, Warren Street Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 5 h 45 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Winchester once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 12 h 45 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$60 - $95
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $75
South Western Railway
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Winchester
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Train from Edinburgh to Winchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Single
$180 - $280
Off-Peak Single
$210 - $310
Train from Reading to Winchester
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Edinburgh to Winchester?

The distance between Edinburgh and Winchester is 557 km. The road distance is 661 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Winchester?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Winchester is to bus which costs £28 - £35 and takes 12 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Winchester?

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Winchester is to fly which takes 3 h 29 min and costs £45 - £180.

Is there a direct train between Edinburgh and Winchester?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Winchester. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Winchester?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Winchester. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh to Winchester?

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