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Best price found for trains to Edinburgh

We compare train tickets to Edinburgh from all major train companies and find the best train fare for you. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days, your train ticket to Edinburgh is just few clicks away!

Journey Price Departure on At Company Searched
Dundee
Edinburgh
£7.10 09/08/2017 07:09 ScotRail 2 days ago
Perth
Edinburgh
£8.50 31/07/2017 07:15 ScotRail 7 days ago
Stirling
Edinburgh
£8.70 08/08/2017 14:07 ScotRail 7 days ago
Glasgow
Edinburgh
£8.80 28/07/2017 17:00 Cross Country 18 hours ago
Penrith
Edinburgh
£9.00 22/08/2017 07:54 TransPennine Express 24 days ago
Preston
Edinburgh
£10.00 12/08/2017 18:58 TransPennine Express 14 days ago
Aberdeen
Edinburgh
£11.50 04/08/2017 19:11 ScotRail 6 days ago
Inverness
Edinburgh
£11.50 19/08/2017 18:45 ScotRail 4 days ago
Carlisle
Edinburgh
£11.50 04/08/2017 08:11 TransPennine Express 10 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Edinburgh
£11.80 26/07/2017 09:35 Cross Country 6 days ago

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

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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

Departure cities to travel to Edinburgh

Situated specifically in the Eastern Scotland area, Edinburgh is well served by trains. Train companies link the city with London, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Oxford and other locations in Scotland. Find on the map below, the main cities from which to travel to Edinburgh by train. We have selected for you starting cities offering trips at best prices.

Travel information to go 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.

Top journeys Distance Train duration Lowest train ticket price
From London to Edinburgh 332 Miles4h35mFrom £25.00
From Manchester to Edinburgh 175 Miles3h29mFrom £11.90
From Birmingham to Edinburgh 245 Miles4h37mFrom £43.00
From Liverpool to Edinburgh 176 Miles3h55mFrom £13.50
From Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh 92 Miles1h29mFrom £9.90
From Leeds to Edinburgh 163 Miles3h00mFrom £17.30
From York to Edinburgh 161 Miles2h35mFrom £16.40
From Glasgow to Edinburgh 42 Miles1h02mFrom £8.80
From Blackpool to Edinburgh 148 Miles3h18mFrom £12.00

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 3h29m to travel a distance of 175 miles. The lowest ticket price we find for this travel is from £11.90 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.

Train operators serving Edinburgh

Several train operators serve the city of Edinburgh by train, the following table list the 4 different operators serving your destination. For each train operators, the table gives you also practical information: the most popular routes, the trip duration and the lowest train ticket price we find for you. Thanks to this table, cheap trains to Edinburgh are just few clicks away. Before choosing a train operator for your next journey, we advise you to refer to our table below.

Train operator From Train duration Lowest train ticket price
Virgin Trains London 5h38m From £30.00
Birmingham 4h06m From £43.00
Bangor 5h58m From £95.00
Penrith 1h35m From £10.00
Wigan 2h41m From £22.00
TransPennine Express Manchester 3h21m From £11.90
Preston 2h39m From £10.00
Carlisle 1h26m From £11.50
Warrington 3h54m From £38.00
Wigan 2h54m From £11.00
ScotRail Glasgow 1h03m From £12.60
Aberdeen 2h34m From £5.00
Dundee 1h25m From £7.10
Inverness 4h01m From £8.10
Perth 1h27m From £8.50
Cross Country Glasgow 0h59m From £8.80
Newcastle upon Tyne 1h29m From £9.90
Aberdeen 2h35m From £23.50
Birmingham 5h03m From £52.90
Gloucester 6h21m From £62.00

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.

Other mode of transport

Tired of travelling by train? Other transport solutions exist to travel to Edinburgh from UK cities or European cities. If you want to travel faster you can choose a flight, but the carbon footprint is higher than taking train, car or bus. Bearing this in mind, bus companies may be a good alternative for your journey.

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