Trains to Edinburgh

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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
£7.10 MORE 04/03/2017 07:09 ScotRail 16 hours ago
£8.70 MORE 26/02/2017 13:30 ScotRail 1 day ago
£9.00 MORE 16/03/2017 21:54 TransPennine Express 7 days ago
£11.00 MORE 23/02/2017 19:04 Virgin Trains 5 days ago
£11.00 MORE 21/03/2017 20:43 TransPennine Express 2 days ago
£11.50 MORE 17/03/2017 20:09 ScotRail 7 days ago
£12.00 MORE 25/02/2017 13:27 Virgin Trains 1 month ago
£12.60 MORE 03/03/2017 12:00 ScotRail 4 days ago
£18.40 MORE 01/03/2017 12:37 ScotRail 5 days ago
£18.40 MORE 23/02/2017 07:13 ScotRail 2 months 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, Newcastle upon Tyne, Glasgow, Birmingham, Leeds 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 Miles3h30mFrom £13.00
From Birmingham to Edinburgh 245 Miles4h38mFrom £16.00
From Liverpool to Edinburgh 176 Miles3h55mFrom £13.00
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 Miles1h04mFrom £8.80

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 3h30m to travel a distance of 175 miles. The lowest ticket price we find for this travel is from £13.00 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 3 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 More info
Birmingham 4h06m From £16.00 More info
Nuneaton 4h10m From £58.00 More info
Rugby 4h59m From £100.00 More info
Bangor 5h05m From £119.00 More info
TransPennine Express Manchester 3h22m From £16.50 More info
Preston 2h40m From £15.00 More info
Carlisle 1h26m From £7.50 More info
Wigan 2h54m From £11.00 More info
Penrith 1h44m From £9.00 More info
ScotRail Glasgow 1h06m From £11.52 More info
Aberdeen 2h37m From £5.00 More info
Dundee 1h27m From £5.00 More info
Stirling 0h46m From £8.70 More info
Ayr 2h47m From £18.40 More info

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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