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There are 9 ways to get from Portadown to Edinburgh by train, car ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train, car ferry, bus  •  9h 21m

  1. Take the train from Portadown to Belfast Great Victoria Street 1
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

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Train to Dublin, fly to Edinburgh  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Portadown Train Station to Drogheda
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Edinburgh (EDI) DUB - EDI

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Car ferry, bus  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street 900 / ...

Train, car ferry, bus via Ayr  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the train from Portadown to Belfast Great Victoria Street 1
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr station Sl
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  5. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 22m

  1. Drive from Portadown to Belfast
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Drive from Cairnryan to Edinburgh

Train to Belfast City, fly to Edinburgh  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the train from Portadown to Sydenham
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHD - EDI

Train to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the train from Portadown to Belfast Great Victoria Street
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BFS - EDI

Train to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Glasgow, train  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Portadown to Belfast Great Victoria Street
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Glasgow (GLA) BFS - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

Train to Belfast City, fly to Glasgow, train  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the train from Portadown to Sydenham
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Glasgow (GLA) BHD - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

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The cost-effective way to get from Portadown to Edinburgh is to train and fly, which costs £27 - £100 and takes 5h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Portadown to Edinburgh is to train and fly which costs £40 - £210 and takes 3h 39m.

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The distance between Portadown and Edinburgh is 167 miles.

The best way to get from Portadown to Edinburgh without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 9h 21m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 21m to get from Portadown to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Belfast City Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Belfast City Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 761+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Portadown to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 167 miles
  • Duration: 9h 21m

What companies run services between Portadown, Northern Ireland and Edinburgh, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Portadown to Edinburgh. However, you can take the train to Belfast Great Victoria Street, take the walk to Belfast Wellington Place, take the line 94 bus to Belfast Heron Road, take the walk to Belfast, take the car ferry to Cairnryan, take the walk to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station, take the walk to Glasgow Queen Street, then take the train to Edinburgh. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Portadown to Edinburgh via Belfast Europa Bus Centre, Belfast Wellington Place, Belfast Heron Road, Belfast, Cairnryan, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 9h 43m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £140
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£24 - £160
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £410
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£60 - £700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£12 - £95
Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Portadown to Belfast Great Victoria Street
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Train from Portadown to Sydenham
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £26
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£20 - £26
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
Scottish Citylink
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Dodds of Troon
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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