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 LNER  •  5 h 46 min

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

$88 - $132

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 min

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

$237 - $364

Train CrossCountry  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Winchester

$170 - $260

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 - $246

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

$85 - $267

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train  •  4 h 51 min

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

$81 - $193

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h

  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

$126 - $336

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, train  •  5 h 15 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

$82 - $197

Train to Newcastle, fly to Southampton  •  4 h 38 min

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

$84 - $339

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Winchester is to fly which costs £45 - £190 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Winchester is 348 miles. The road distance is 412.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Edinburgh to Winchester, including transfers.

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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.

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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.

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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, Leicester Square Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 5 h 46 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 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 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 40 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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
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
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
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 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Edinburgh to Winchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Single
$170 - $260
Off-Peak Single
$200 - $290
Train from Reading to Winchester
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $29
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
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
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators

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