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Trip Zurich Edinburgh

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Zurich to Edinburgh

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Manchester
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How to get from Zurich to Edinburgh?

We are suggesting 5 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Zurich 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 Zurich-Edinburgh

For your trip from Zurich (Switzerland) to Edinburgh (Scotland, United Kingdom) with a distance of 775 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.
The direct flight Zurich > Edinburgh will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Zurich and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Zurich ZRH airport, 5.7 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Edinburgh (Edinburgh airport, IATA code: EDI) operated by Edelweiss Air.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Zurich to Edinburgh without changing trains. You can take the train London-Edinburgh and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains of East Coast to Edinburgh leave from London Kings Cross railway station in London. Arrival in Edinburgh will take place at Edinburgh Waverley station (0.1 mi from the city centre).
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Zurich Edinburgh only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Zurich-Basel.
You will board a coach of FlixBus in Zurich. The bus will drop you off at Basel Bahnhof bus station (1.6 mi from Basel, Switzerland). Please make sure to show up on time at Zurich bus station (0.8 mi from Zurich) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Basel.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Zurich-Basel will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by plane in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Zurich and Edinburgh?

Airlines
Swiss International Airlines carries out a flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to London (arrival at Heathrow LHR airport)
British Airways flies on the routes from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to London (serving Heathrow LHR airport) and from Gatwick LGW airport situated 24.2 mi away from the city centre of London to Edinburgh (arrival at Edinburgh EDI airport)
Easyjet schedules the following flights: from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Amsterdam (serving Amsterdam-Schiphol AMS airport) and from Amsterdam-Schiphol AMS airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Amsterdam to Edinburgh (arrival at Edinburgh EDI airport)
KLM ensures the flight routes from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Amsterdam (serving Amsterdam-Schiphol AMS airport) and from Amsterdam-Schiphol AMS airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Amsterdam to Edinburgh (arrival at Edinburgh EDI airport)
Vueling Airlines carries out a flight from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to London (serving Luton LTN airport)
Ryanair flies on the route from Stansted STN airport situated 31.7 mi away from the city centre of London to Edinburgh (arrival at Edinburgh EDI airport)
Virgin Atlantic Airways schedules the flight from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Edinburgh (serving Edinburgh EDI airport)
Edelweiss Air ensures the flight route from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Edinburgh (arrival at Edinburgh EDI airport)
FlyBE carries out a flight from Manchester International MAN airport (located 9.3 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom) to Edinburgh (serving Edinburgh EDI airport)
Railway companies
First TransPennine Express provides a rail connection Manchester-Edinburgh with the train from Manchester Airport railway station (8.7 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Edinburgh Waverley at arrival (0.1 mi from centre)
TGV Lyria transports passengers on a rail line from Zurich to Basel with the train TGV Lyria which leaves Zurich HB station to arrive at Basel SBB railway station ( Switzerland)
Deutsche Bahn operates the train journey Zurich-Basel with the train ICE from Zurich HB railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Basel Bad Bf at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
East Coast provides a rail connection from London to Edinburgh with the train which leaves London Kings Cross station to arrive at Edinburgh Waverley railway station (Scotland United Kingdom)
SBB CFF FFS transports passengers on a rail line Zurich-Basel with the train InterCity (IC) from Zurich HB railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Basel SBB at arrival (1.4 mi from centre)
Bus companies
The bus company FlixBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Zurich in Zurich and to the one of Basel Bahnhof ( Switzerland)
National Express is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Manchester (serving Manchester Airport bus station at 8.7 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.
The coach company Eurolines CH carries out the route from the bus station of Zurich in Zurich and to the one of Amsterdam ( Netherlands)
The network of MegaBus includes a coach line between the city of Manchester (serving Manchester bus station at 0.2 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.
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Zurich-Basel (46 mi)

Stop cities from Zurich or cities to visit near Edinburgh

When travelling from Edinburgh to Zurich by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Amsterdam (Netherlands) Basel located at 46 mi from Zurich (Switzerland) Manchester, London (United Kingdom) Mulhouse 62 mi away from Zurich (France). If you have some time on your way to Edinburgh or back to Zurich, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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