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

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh

$180 - $283

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 10 min

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

$30 - $40

8 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Leamington Spa to Edinburgh

$145 - $215

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

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

$65 - $100

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 14 min

  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 to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, train  •  5 h 8 min

  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

$76 - $241

Train, train to East Midlands, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 33 min

  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 London Heathrow, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Leamington Spa to London Marylebone
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI

$133 - $336

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 50 min

  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

$103 - $272

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh  •  6 h 3 min

  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

$111 - $252

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh is to train and fly which takes 4 h 14 min and costs £45 - £190.

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The distance between Stratford-upon-Avon and Edinburgh is 429 km. The road distance is 515 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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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 9 h 10 min.

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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 6 h 5 min.

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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 4 h 4 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 9 h 10 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
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
2 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leamington Spa to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $130
Anytime Single
$140 - $210
Off-Peak Single
$150 - $230
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
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
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
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
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Leamington Spa to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Bus operators

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