Trains from Edinburgh to Halifax

Edinburgh to Halifax train information

Edinburgh Halifax train map

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Arrival Halifax, England
Departure Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 163 Miles

There are many train companies across the country & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you can see the trains from Edinburgh in Scotland to Halifax in England as well as the train operator for this journey.

There are 163 miles between Edinburgh to Halifax. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Halifax from Edinburgh, and it’s also a greener option than driving your car or flying.

Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the cost of the train will change.

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Best prices for Edinburgh to Halifax trains

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

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National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you might want to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to make great savings for your Edinburgh Halifax train ticket.

  • If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to evaluate how many trips 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 railcard cost, for instance £30, how much you're saving on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Edinburgh Halifax ticket is £50.00 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you approximately 2 trips from Halifax to Edinburgh (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 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
Edinburgh to Halifax train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(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