Trains from Edinburgh to Gloucester

Edinburgh to Gloucester train information

Edinburgh Gloucester train map

Train duration 6h06m
Arrival Gloucester, England
Departure Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 285 Miles
Train operators Virgin Trains, Cross Country
Lowest train price from £49.25
Average train price £75.00

Which train company can I use?

The trip between Edinburgh, located in Scotland and Gloucester, situated in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by the following train operators: Virgin Trains, Cross Country.

How long is the train?

On average, it takes normally 6h06m by train to cover the 285 miles to go to Gloucester from Edinburgh. The train duration can change depending if the train is direct or with changes.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

The cheapest fare we've found for the next 180 days is £49.25 one way.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Gloucester train tickets

from £49.25 MORE 6h07m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £43.40 MORE 11h22m

Edinburgh - Gloucester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Edinburgh to Gloucester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Edinburgh - Gloucester: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Getting your train beforehand is almost always cheaper than leaving it to the last minute. However, as you may see in the table above, the price of train tickets Edinburgh to Gloucester tend to be stable and cost £51.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Gloucester trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Gloucester
£57.25 02/01/2020 22:12 22 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Gloucester
£59.85 02/01/2020 14:52 Virgin Trains 22 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Gloucester
£63.00 31/12/2019 07:10 Cross Country 1 month ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Gloucester
£63.05 31/12/2019 12:08 Cross Country 1 month ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Gloucester
£63.05 31/12/2019 08:08 Cross Country 1 month ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Gloucester
£63.05 31/12/2019 10:10 Cross Country 1 month ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Gloucester
£63.05 31/12/2019 14:09 Cross Country 1 month ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Gloucester
£63.55 31/12/2019 13:08 Cross Country 1 month ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Gloucester
£64.25 02/01/2020 17:07 Cross Country 22 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Gloucester
£64.75 02/01/2020 08:52 Virgin Trains 22 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Edinburgh Gloucester train

Discount Edinburgh - Gloucester train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Edinburgh Gloucester train ticket.

How much can I save with a railcard?

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can estimate the number of journeys you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you have to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Edinburgh Gloucester ticket is £74.31 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £74.31: £88/£74.31 = 1.18. You will need to make about 2 trips from Gloucester to Edinburgh (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

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

(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
Edinburgh to Gloucester train £74.31 £49.54 £24.77 1.19

(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