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There are 12 ways to get from Slough to Edinburgh by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train LNER  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$72 - $111

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Train to London Heathrow, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Slough to Hayes & Harlington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI

$56 - $219

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Slough to Oxford
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh

$179 - $383

Train CrossCountry  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Slough to Oxford
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Edinburgh

$174 - $273

Bus  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Edinburgh National Express

$123 - $154

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Slough to Edinburgh 395.7 miles

$85 - $130

Train, subway to London City, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Slough to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Bank station
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI

$79 - $244

Train, subway to London Gatwick, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Slough to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Paddington station to Victoria station
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI

$72 - $194

Train, subway to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Slough to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Liverpool Street station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI

$61 - $164

Bus to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI

$57 - $163

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow, train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$96 - $270

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI

$108 - $284

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Slough to Edinburgh is to bus and fly which costs £40 - £130 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Slough to Edinburgh is to train and fly which costs £40 - £170 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Slough to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Slough Town Centre, Queensmere Centre and arriving at Edinburgh via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Slough to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Slough and arriving at Edinburgh via Oxford and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 59 min.

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The distance between Slough and Edinburgh is 327 miles. The road distance is 395.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Slough to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 6 h and costs £55 - £90.

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from Slough to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Slough to Edinburgh bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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Slough to Edinburgh train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Slough station.

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The best way to get from Slough to Edinburgh is to train which takes 6 h and costs £55 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £90 - £120 and takes 10 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Slough to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 326.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

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

LNER operates a train from Slough to Edinburgh hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 4 h 14 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Slough to Edinburgh once daily. Tickets cost $120 - $150 and the journey takes 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Slough to Oxford
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Train from Slough to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$5 - $8
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $8
Train from Slough to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $18
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
Train from Oxford to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Single
$150 - $230
Off-Peak Single
$170 - $250
Train from Reading to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Virgin West Coast Trains
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate station to Bank station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Paddington station to Victoria station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Lancaster Gate station to Liverpool Street station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Slough to Edinburgh train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Slough to Edinburgh is 396 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to drive from Slough to Edinburgh.

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Aer Lingus, Flybe and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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