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There are 11 ways to get from Hastings to Edinburgh by train, bus, car or plane

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Train LNER  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Hastings to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$92 - $136

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Bus  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Hastings to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh S9

$50 - $93

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Hastings to London Charing Cross
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Edinburgh

$84 - $406

Drive  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Hastings to Edinburgh 441.9 miles

$95 - $140

Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Hastings to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI

$99 - $267

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Hastings to London Charing Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI

$108 - $294

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Hampden Park (Sussex) to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI

$75 - $185

Train to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Hastings to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI

$81 - $187

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Hastings to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI

$84 - $200

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Hampden Park (Sussex) to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$95 - $226

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Edinburgh  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Hastings to London Waterloo East
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Edinburgh (EDI) SOU - EDI

$115 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hastings to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £35 - £75 and takes 12 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hastings to Edinburgh is to train and fly which costs £75 - £210 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hastings to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Hastings and arriving at Edinburgh via London Victoria Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 17 min.

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The distance between Hastings and Edinburgh is 387 miles. The road distance is 441.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Hastings to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 6 h 47 min and costs £70 - £110.

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It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to get from Hastings to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Hastings to Edinburgh bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hastings station.

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The best way to get from Hastings to Edinburgh is to train which takes 6 h 47 min and costs £70 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £75 and takes 12 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Hastings to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Map of how to get from Hastings to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 387 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Hastings to Edinburgh via London Bridge, London Bridge station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London Kings Cross in around 6 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hastings to Edinburgh via London Victoria Coach Station and London Victoria Station in around 12 h 17 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Hastings to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Hastings to London Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Hastings to London Waterloo East
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Virgin West Coast Trains
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from London Euston to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$199
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hastings to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Hastings to Edinburgh is 442 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 57 min to drive from Hastings to Edinburgh.

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Flybe and British Airways offer flights from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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