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There are 10 ways to get from Hastings to Edinburgh by train, bus, car or plane

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Train LNER  •  6h 42m

  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  •  13h 5m

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

$40 - $103

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Train CrossCountry  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the train from Hastings to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Edinburgh

$204 - $318

Drive  •  7h 57m

  1. Drive from Hastings to Edinburgh 441.9 miles

$95 - $140

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

  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  •  5h 17m

  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  •  5h 2m

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

$77 - $186

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

  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  •  5h 28m

  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  •  6h 23m

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

$97 - $227

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hastings to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £30 - £80 and takes 13h 5m.

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

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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 Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hastings to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Hastings and arriving at Edinburgh via London Bridge, London St Pancras International and Sheffield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 1m.

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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 6h 42m and costs £70 - £110.

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It takes approximately 6h 42m 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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Hastings to Edinburgh train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Hastings station.

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The best way to get from Hastings to Edinburgh is to train which takes 6h 42m and costs £70 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £80 and takes 13h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Hastings to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 387 miles
  • Duration: 6h 42m

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 6h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hastings to Edinburgh via London Victoria Coach Station in around 13h 5m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Hastings to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
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
1h 44m
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
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
1h 11m
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
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
National Express

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

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Hastings to Edinburgh bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Hastings to Edinburgh train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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