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There are 10 ways to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh by train, bus, night train, 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.

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Train  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh

$120 - $283

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Bus  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh National Express

$29 - $40

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Train, night train  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level
  2. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Crewe
  3. Take the night train from Crewe to Edinburgh

$68 - $101

Drive  •  5h 32m

  1. Drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh 321.7 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Moor Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI

$62 - $240

Train, train to East Midlands, fly to Edinburgh  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Moor Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  3. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - EDI

$92 - $249

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, train  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Moor Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$77 - $241

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Moor Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI

$102 - $273

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Moor Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI

$109 - $250

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Edinburgh  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from Evesham to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI

$136 - $365

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £22 - £28 and takes 9h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh is to train and fly which costs £45 - £190 and takes 4h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stratford-upon-Avon and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Stratford-upon-Avon and arriving at Edinburgh via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 37m.

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The distance between Stratford-upon-Avon and Edinburgh is 268 miles. The road distance is 321.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 5h 37m and costs £90 - £220.

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It takes approximately 5h 37m to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stratford-upon-Avon station.

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Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh is to train which takes 5h 37m and costs £90 - £220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £28 and takes 9h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 268.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 37m

What companies run services between Stratford-upon-Avon, England and Edinburgh, Scotland?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh every 4 hours. Tickets cost $170 - $270 and the journey takes 4h 2m. CrossCountry also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 9h 10m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $30
Train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Crewe to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$35 - $55
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Evesham to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
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 Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh is 322 miles. It takes approximately 5h 32m to drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh.

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easyJet and Flybe offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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