Trains from Cheltenham to Edinburgh

Cheltenham to Edinburgh train information

Cheltenham Edinburgh train map

Train duration 6h06m
Arrival Edinburgh, Scotland
Departure Cheltenham, England
Distance 284 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £49.00
Average train price £106.00

The route connecting Cheltenham, which is in England and Edinburgh, located in Scotland is well connected by trains. The trains are run by these several operators: Cross Country.

On average, it takes approximately 6h06m by train covering a distance of 284 miles to get to Edinburgh from Cheltenham. The duration may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change.

We found tickets from £49.00 to travel in the next month. Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Cheltenham to Edinburgh train tickets

from £49.00 MORE 5h31m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £14.90 MORE 11h13m

Cheltenham - Edinburgh prices calendar

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Cheltenham - Edinburgh: the best time to book cheap trains

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Overall, the earlier you purchase your ticket, the cheaper it gets but there can be some exceptions. We gathered the offers from the last six months in order to understand the best time to purchase your train tickets Cheltenham to Edinburgh. The figures show that booking your train from Cheltenham to Edinburgh in advance is not always the best option.

We found trains at £118 when booking 1 day in advance while you will have to pay a minimum of £148 if you get your ticket 3 days in advance. Thus, based on our data, the best time to purchase your seat is 1 day in advance as it is 20% cheaper than 3 days in advance.

Best prices for Cheltenham to Edinburgh trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Cheltenham and Edinburgh by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Edinburgh to Cheltenham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Cheltenham
Spa
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£49.00 17/03/2020 18:16 Cross Country 1 month ago
Cheltenham
Spa
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£50.40 17/03/2020 08:16 Cross Country 1 month ago
Cheltenham
Spa
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£54.10 17/03/2020 07:11 Cross Country 1 month ago
Cheltenham
Spa
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£58.70 17/03/2020 14:16 Cross Country 1 month ago
Cheltenham
Spa
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£59.60 17/03/2020 09:16 Cross Country 1 month ago
Cheltenham
Spa
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£73.40 17/03/2020 12:16 Cross Country 1 month ago
Cheltenham
Spa
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£78.40 17/03/2020 13:16 Cross Country 1 month ago
Cheltenham
Spa
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£78.90 17/03/2020 17:16 Cross Country 1 month ago
Cheltenham
Spa
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£152.95 17/03/2020 17:16 Cross Country 1 month ago
Cheltenham
Spa
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£152.95 17/03/2020 12:16 Cross Country 1 month ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Cheltenham Edinburgh train

Discount Cheltenham - Edinburgh train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to spend less for your Cheltenham Edinburgh train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to estimate the number of journeys you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

    For your evaluation, you need to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Cheltenham Edinburgh ticket is £105.12 (1).

    Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £105.12: £88/£105.12 = 0.84. You will need to make approximately 1 trips from Edinburgh to Cheltenham (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Cheltenham to Edinburgh train £105.12 £70.08 £35.04 0.84

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare