There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to York by train, bus, night train, 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.

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Train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to York

$35 - $130

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Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to York National Express

$18 - $23

4 alternative options

Night train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to York

$35 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to York 203.9 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to York

$75 - $221

Train to Glasgow, fly, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to York

$99 - $342

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to York is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to York is to train which costs £27 - £100 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and York is 162 miles. The road distance is 203.9 miles.

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The train from Edinburgh to York takes 2 h 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh and arriving at York. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at York. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Edinburgh to York every 3 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $130 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. LNER also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to York once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $23 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Bus operators

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