Trains to Edinburgh

Cheap train tickets to Edinburgh

If you are looking for cheap rail tickets to Edinburgh, here are some tips to help you find the best prices for a rail ticket.

Train fares work like air fares: the earlier you book the more likely you are to get a cheap price. Remember that the best moment to start looking the rail prices to Edinburgh is 12 weeks before.

In UK, advance train tickets to Edinburgh are less expensive than Off-Peak-Ticket, or Anytime ticket. These tickets offer the cheapest rail but they are non-exchangeable and non-refundable, therefore you need to be sure of your plans.

Many railcards are available in the UK to pay for your train ticket to Edinburgh cheaper: 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends, Senior, Disabled persons railcard. All generally give you 34% off most adult fares, so you will save 1/3 on train fares.

Thanks to our search engine you can compare rail ticket fares for all major companies, operators to travel to Edinburgh by train and find the best fare.

Popular routes to Edinburgh by train

Here are examples of itineraries from the ten most popular departures cities to go to Edinburgh by train. Find in the table below the key information for your next journey like travel time, distance between the two cities and the minimum price we found for a train ticket to Edinburgh. You can also search for bus tickets to Edinburgh

Top journeys Distance Train duration Lowest train ticket price
From London to Edinburgh 332 Miles4h48mFrom £25.00
From Manchester to Edinburgh 175 Miles4h25mFrom £17.50
From Birmingham to Edinburgh 245 Miles4h50mFrom £27.00
From Brighton to Edinburgh 376 Miles7h03mFrom £49.00
From Liverpool to Edinburgh 176 Miles5h02mFrom £13.50
From Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh 92 Miles2h02mFrom £10.20
From Leeds to Edinburgh 163 Miles3h01mFrom £17.30
From York to Edinburgh 161 Miles2h33mFrom £17.10
From Glasgow to Edinburgh 42 Miles1h08mFrom £9.20
From Blackpool to Edinburgh 148 Miles4h37mFrom £12.70

Best price found for train ticket to Edinburgh for the next 30 days.

For example, if you decide to start your journey from the popular city of Manchester to get to Edinburgh, your journey will take 4h25m to travel a distance of 175 miles. The lowest ticket price we find for this travel is from £17.50 for the next 30 days. Now let's choose your city of departure and launch a fare compare thank to our search engine and find quickly a cheap train tickets to Edinburgh.

Edinburgh train stations

Edinburgh located in Scotland, is an important city with a population of around 435,791 inhabitants. Many travellers visit the city of Edinburgh each year for its attractions, museums, events and its monuments in the city centre. It's easy to travel by train to Edinburgh, and there are a lot of places to visit and a lot of activities to do. The city of Edinburgh is well served by train, the main train station in the city is : Edinburgh Waverley train station

Things to do in Edinburgh

We have selected for you a list of 6 places that you can visit in Edinburgh.

  • Edinburgh Old Town
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Holyrood Palace
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
  • National Museum of Scotland
  • Arthur's Seat

As travel experts, we understand that organizing a trip and searching for all the information regarding a specific destination can be long. We aim to help you by providing some things to do, whether you are coming for a small break or for longer.

Every year, many visitors are going to Edinburgh. If you would like explore one of the most touristic landmark of the city, you need to visit Edinburgh Old Town. If you have some time, we will also recommend you to go to Royal Yacht Britannia and Edinburgh Castle to complete your stay.

Another noteworthy location that you may want to see is National Museum of Scotland if you wish to know more about this destination.

Holyrood Palace is also a place that we will advise you to see if you have enough time during your stay.

Lastly, if you're still curious in discovering more about Edinburgh, Arthur's Seat can be the final stage of your stay. Even though travellers might not consider it as the most important place to visit, it will help you get a full picture of the city and its history.

Last searches for trains to Edinburgh

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
(Waverley, city centre)
£8.30 12/05/2018 12:00 ScotRail 11 hours ago
(Waverley, city centre)
£21.40 04/05/2018 18:33 Cross Country 11 hours ago
(Waverley, city centre)
£9.20 26/04/2018 17:00 Cross Country 19 hours ago
Lime Street
(Waverley, city centre)
£19.50 30/04/2018 19:47 Northern 20 hours ago
(Waverley, city centre)
£31.50 09/05/2018 17:16 Northern 20 hours ago
Forster Square
(Waverley, city centre)
£53.30 01/06/2018 13:30 Northern 21 hours ago
(Waverley, city centre)
£60.00 30/04/2018 17:16 London Midland 22 hours ago
and Eton Riverside
(Waverley, city centre)
£73.50 25/05/2018 17:53 South West Trains 1 day ago
(Waverley, city centre)
£89.50 26/04/2018 11:56 1 day ago
(Waverley, city centre)
£10.30 11/05/2018 07:26 1 day ago

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