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There are 3 ways to get from Richmond to Edinburgh by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Market Place to Darlington Rail Station X26 / ...
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Edinburgh

$29 - $110

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Edinburgh National Express

$26 - $67

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Edinburgh 145 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Edinburgh is to train and bus which costs £19 - £55 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Edinburgh is to bus and train which costs £22 - £85 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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The distance between Richmond and Edinburgh is 122 miles. The road distance is 145 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Edinburgh without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 47 min and costs £22 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Richmond to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Edinburgh is 145 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Richmond to Edinburgh.

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There are 2274+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Richmond to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 122.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 47 min

What companies run services between Richmond, North Yorkshire, England and Edinburgh, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Richmond to Edinburgh. However, you can take the bus to Darlington Rail Station, take the walk to Darlington, then take the train to Edinburgh. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Richmond to Edinburgh via Darlington Rail Station, Darlington, Newcastle, and Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard in around 5 h 1 min.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $80
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$24 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $29
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Richmond, Market Place to Darlington Rail Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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