There are 7 ways to get from Stockholm to Edinburgh by plane, train, bus, night bus or night train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Edinburgh (EDI) ARN - EDI

$99 - $227

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Fly to Glasgow, train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Glasgow (GLA) ARN - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$139 - $298

Train, bus  •  32 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to København H 029
  3. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
  4. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
  5. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  6. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$351 - $726

Bus, night bus, train  •  40 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm to Dortmund 073
  2. Take the night bus from Dortmund to London N80
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$196 - $316

Train, night train  •  41 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
  2. Take the night train from Malmö centralstation to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Paris Est En
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  5. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$391 - $768

Bus, train  •  45 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
  4. Take the train from Sheffield to Edinburgh

$432 - $768

Bus  •  45 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 073
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to London 815
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh S9

$174 - $308

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No, there is no direct bus from Stockholm to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Stockholm and arriving at Edinburgh via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and London Victoria Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 17 min.

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The distance between Stockholm and Edinburgh is 1313 km.

The best way to get from Stockholm to Edinburgh without a car is to train and bus which takes 32 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Stockholm to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Stockholm to Edinburgh bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Stockholm station.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Edinburgh is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 45 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Stockholm Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Stockholm to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh is 1 h behind Stockholm. It is currently 8:38 PM in Stockholm and 7:38 PM in Edinburgh.

Norwegian Air International, Lufthansa, Finnair and four other airlines offer flights from Stockholm Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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Map of how to get from Stockholm to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 820.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Stockholm, Sweden and Edinburgh, Scotland?

Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle and six other airlines fly from Stockholm to Edinburgh every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stockholm to Edinburgh via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport, London, and London Victoria Station in around 45 h 17 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Stockholm to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $370
Flights from Stockholm to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Stockholm to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Stockholm to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,800 - $3,900
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stockholm to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Train operators
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$85 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$85 - $120
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $170
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Night train from Malmö centralstation to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
Eurostar
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$190 - $270
Website
bahn.de
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stockholm to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Dortmund to London
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stockholm to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to London
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Stockholm to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
34 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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