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There are 4 ways to get from Porthcothan to Edinburgh by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly  •  3h 22m

  1. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Edinburgh (EDI) NQY - EDI

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Bus, night bus  •  20h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Newquay to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the night bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Edinburgh National Express

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Train  •  10h 2m

  1. Take the train from Bodmin Parkway to Edinburgh Penzance - Edinburgh

Drive  •  8h 54m

  1. Drive from Porthcothan to Edinburgh 525.1 miles

Porthcothan to Edinburgh by walk, bus and night bus

The journey time between Porthcothan and Edinburgh is around 20h 15m and covers a distance of around 627 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h. Services are operated by Go Cornwall Bus and National Express. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Services
20h 15m Average Duration
£23 Cheapest Price
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Porthcothan → Edinburgh
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The cost-effective way to get from Porthcothan to Edinburgh is to bus and night bus, which costs £22 - £30 and takes 20h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Porthcothan to Edinburgh is to fly which costs £85 - £220 and takes 3h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porthcothan to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Porthcothan Bay Stores and arriving at Edinburgh via Newquay and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 15m.

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The distance between Porthcothan and Edinburgh is 386 miles. The road distance is 525.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Porthcothan to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 10h 2m and costs £290 - £650.

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It takes approximately 3h 22m to get from Porthcothan to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Porthcothan to Edinburgh is to fly which takes 3h 22m and costs £85 - £220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £290 - £650 and takes 10h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Newquay Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Map of how to get from Porthcothan to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 385.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 22m

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

Loganair flies from Porthcothan to Edinburgh 6 times a week. Alternatively, CrossCountry operates a train from Bodmin Parkway to Edinburgh 6 times a week. Tickets cost £240 - £550 and the journey takes 9h 30m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Newquay to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £550
Train operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newquay to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
National Express
Night bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Porthcothan to Edinburgh is 525 miles. It takes approximately 8h 54m to drive from Porthcothan to Edinburgh.

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Loganair offers flights from Newquay Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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