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Nottingham to Edinburgh

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4 suggested routes to go from Nottingham to Edinburgh by flight, train, car, bus

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Edinburgh
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Manchester
Edinburgh
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Leeds
Edinburgh
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Newcastle Upon Tyne
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How to get from Nottingham to Edinburgh?

We are suggesting 4 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Nottingham Edinburgh. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Nottingham-Edinburgh

For your trip from Nottingham (England, United Kingdom) to Edinburgh (Scotland, United Kingdom) with a distance of 223 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Edinburgh from Nottingham without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Nottingham-Newcastle Upon Tyne and Newcastle Upon Tyne-Edinburgh.
You will board a coach of National Express in Nottingham. The bus will drop you off at Newcastle/Tyne bus station (0.7 mi from Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Nottingham bus station (0.4 mi from Nottingham) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Newcastle Upon Tyne. Once arrived in Newcastle Upon Tyne, take another coach of MegaBus or National Express that will take you to Edinburgh bus station (Scotland United Kingdom).
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Nottingham to Edinburgh without changing trains but some trains run on lines Nottingham-Manchester and Manchester-Edinburgh allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of East Midlands Trains to Manchester leave from Nottingham railway station in Nottingham. Arrival in Manchester will take place at Manchester Piccadilly station (0.3 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in Manchester where the train operated by First TransPennine Express leave for Edinburgh.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Manchester-Edinburgh will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by train in order to cover the entire trip.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Edinburgh from Nottingham but it is possible to make this trip only by plane with the flight routes Nottingham-Manchester and Manchester-Edinburgh.
Leave Nottingham and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at East Midlands EMA airport, 11.8 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Manchester (Manchester International airport, IATA code: MAN) operated by Aurigny Air Services. From Manchester, take another plane with FlyBE that will carry you to Edinburgh airport (Edinburgh, United Kingdom).

Which carriers to travel between Nottingham and Edinburgh?

Railway companies
East Midlands Trains provides a rail connection Nottingham-Manchester with the train from Nottingham railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Manchester Piccadilly at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
First TransPennine Express transports passengers on a rail line from Manchester to Edinburgh with the train which leaves Manchester Piccadilly station to arrive at Edinburgh Waverley railway station (Scotland United Kingdom)
East Coast operates the train journey Newcastle Upon Tyne-Edinburgh with the train from Newcastle railway station (0.7 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Edinburgh Waverley at arrival (0.1 mi from centre)
CrossCountry provides a rail connection from Leeds to Edinburgh with the train which leaves Leeds station to arrive at Edinburgh Waverley railway station (Scotland United Kingdom)
Northern Rail transports passengers on a rail line Nottingham-Leeds with the train from Nottingham railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Leeds at arrival (0.9 mi from centre)
Bus companies
National Express operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Nottingham in Nottingham and to the one of Newcastle/Tyne (England United Kingdom) and between the city of Newcastle Upon Tyne (serving Newcastle/Tyne bus station at 0.7 mi from centre) and the city of Edinburgh where the coach will drop you off at Edinburgh station situated at about 11.2 mi from Edinburgh city centre.
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line from the bus station of Newcastle/Tyne in Newcastle Upon Tyne and to the one of Edinburgh (Scotland United Kingdom)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Manchester-Edinburgh (175.2 mi)
Airlines
FlyBE carries out a flight from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to Edinburgh (arrival at Edinburgh EDI airport)
Aurigny Air Services flies on the route from East Midlands EMA airport (located 11.8 mi from Nottingham, United Kingdom) to Manchester (serving Manchester International MAN airport)

Stop cities from Nottingham or cities to visit near Edinburgh

When travelling from Edinburgh to Nottingham by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Newcastle Upon Tyne located at 142 mi from Nottingham and 91 mi away from Edinburgh, Manchester situated at 58 mi from Nottingham, Leeds at approximately 62 mi from Nottingham (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Edinburgh or back to Nottingham, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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