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There are 9 ways to get from Portadown to Edinburgh by train, car ferry, 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, car ferry, bus via Glasgow Queen Street  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the train from Portadown to Sydenham 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

$104 - $125

Cheapest option

Train to Belfast City, fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 1m

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

$42 - $180

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Train, car ferry, bus  •  9h 9m

  1. Take the train from Portadown to Sydenham 1
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Edinburgh, Bus Station 923

$97 - $121

Train, car ferry, bus via Ayr  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the train from Portadown to Sydenham 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 29m

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

$64 - $151

Bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Edinburgh  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Portadown Church Street to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BFS - EDI

$59 - $159

Train to Belfast City, fly to Glasgow, train  •  5h 17m

  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

$62 - $171

Bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Glasgow, train  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Portadown Church Street to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Glasgow (GLA) BFS - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$74 - $160

Train to Dublin, fly to Edinburgh  •  5h 43m

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

$56 - $172

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portadown to Edinburgh is to bus and fly which costs £45 - £130 and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Portadown to Edinburgh is to bus and fly which costs £45 - £130 and takes 4h.

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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 13m and costs £80 - £100.

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It takes approximately 9h 13m 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 55m.

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Flybe offers flights from Belfast City Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 2363+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portadown to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 167 miles
  • Duration: 9h 13m

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 Sydenham, take the taxi 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 Sydenham, Belfast, Cairnryan, and Cairnryan, Stena Terminal in around 9h 9m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Portadown to Sydenham
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
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
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
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
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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
3 times a day
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.com
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Portadown Church Street to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$8 - $12
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$168
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91

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