There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Yorkshire 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  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to York

$39 - $138

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to York National Express

$21 - $26

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Yorkshire 204 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Edinburgh to Manchester, train  •  5 h 16 min

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

$77 - $224

Fly Edinburgh to East Midlands, train, line 1 bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to York
  3. Take the line 1 bus from York, Rail Station (Rail Station Interchange) to Chapelfields Shops

$90 - $264

Train to Glasgow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 53 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

$101 - $346

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Edinburgh to Yorkshire every 2 hours. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. Virgin Trains East Coast also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Yorkshire once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $24 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 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
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 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Train from Derby to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
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 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $30
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime 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
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Yorkshire is 257 km. The road distance is 326 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Yorkshire is to bus which costs £15 - £20 and takes 5 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Yorkshire is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs £28 - £110.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Yorkshire. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Chapelfields Shops via York, Rail Station (Rail Station Interchange). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Edinburgh to Yorkshire, including transfers.