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There are 11 ways to get from Hay-on-Wye to Edinburgh by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle to Hereford, Merton Hotel T14 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Edinburgh

$174 - $270

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Bus  •  13h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Ross-on-Wye to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Edinburgh National Express

$39 - $53

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Train TransPennine Express  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the train from Hereford to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Edinburgh

$131 - $198

Train CrossCountry  •  9h 59m

  1. Take the train from Hereford to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  3. Take the train from Derby to Edinburgh

$177 - $265

Drive  •  6h 11m

  1. Drive from Hay-on-Wye to Edinburgh 337.1 miles

$70 - $110

Bus, train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle to Hereford, station
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Birmingham New Street
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI

$74 - $257

Bus, train to Cardiff, fly to Edinburgh  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle to Hereford, station
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Cardiff Central
  3. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Edinburgh (EDI) CWL - EDI

$72 - $221

Bus, train, train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle to Hereford, station
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
  4. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI

$81 - $234

Bus, train, train to East Midlands, fly to Edinburgh  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle to Hereford, station
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  4. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - EDI

$104 - $266

Bus, train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle to Hereford, station
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Wilmslow
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI

$86 - $241

Bus, train, train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle to Hereford, station
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
  4. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA) BRS - GLA
  5. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$96 - $235

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hay-on-Wye to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 13h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Hay-on-Wye to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £55 - £80 and takes 6h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hay-on-Wye to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle and arriving at Edinburgh via Hereford, Railway Station, Ross-on-Wye and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 55m.

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The distance between Hay-on-Wye and Edinburgh is 269 miles. The road distance is 337.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Hay-on-Wye to Edinburgh without a car is to bus and train which takes 7h 34m and costs £130 - £210.

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It takes approximately 7h 34m to get from Hay-on-Wye to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Hay-on-Wye to Edinburgh bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Ross-on-Wye station.

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The best way to get from Hay-on-Wye to Edinburgh is to train which takes 8h 37m and costs £100 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 13h 55m.

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

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Hay-on-Wye to Edinburgh bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Map of how to get from Hay-on-Wye to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 269.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 34m

What companies run services between Hay-on-Wye, Wales and Edinburgh, Scotland?

You can take a train from Hay-on-Wye to Edinburgh via Hereford, station, Hereford, and Manchester Piccadilly in around 8h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hay-on-Wye to Edinburgh via Hereford, station, Hereford, Railway Station, Ross-on-Wye, and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 13h 55m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $190
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,400
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Hereford to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Hereford to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Hereford to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Hereford to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Train from Hereford to Wilmslow
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Virgin West Coast Trains
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Derby to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$120 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
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
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle to Hereford, Merton Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach in South Wales
Bus from Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle to Hereford, station
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach in South Wales
Yeomans Travel
Phone
01432356201
Email
sales@yeomanstravel.co.uk
Website
yeomanscoachholidays.com
Bus from Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle to Hereford, Merton Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
yeomanscoachholidays.com
Bus from Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle to Hereford, station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
yeomanscoachholidays.com
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Ross-on-Wye to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Hay-on-Wye to Edinburgh is 337 miles. It takes approximately 6h 11m to drive from Hay-on-Wye to Edinburgh.

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