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Thanks to Gopili, compare train ticket prices and find the best price to travel from Edinburgh to Lowestoft by train. Our service is dedicated to helping you find the cheapest Edinburgh to Lowestoft train ticket and gives you practical information: booking, next departures, timetables, fares, and good deals.

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How to find cheap train tickets Edinburgh to Lowestoft ?

If you're searching for cheap train tickets Edinburgh to Lowestoft, you may be in luck. Here we give you some hints to find cheap train tickets.

The earlier you book the cheaper it will be. You can save up to 80% on your train ticket by booking 12 weeks before the date of departure. Why? Because train operators can release advance tickets up to 90 days before the date of departure and it is most of the time at this time that you will get the cheapest price.

You will most of the time take notice that, the best time to travel is outside the peak travel times, which are between 06:30 to 9:30 and 15:30 to 18:30. In this way, try to avoid travelling during rush hours and you will spend less on your train ticket Edinburgh to Lowestoft.

For some journeys, it costs less to get two singles instead of a return ticket. It provides less flexibility as you need to know beforehand the time you wish to take the return journey but cheaper tickets might be available.

Frequently, getting a ticket from Edinburgh to an intermediary city as well as another ticket from this city to Lowestoft costs less than getting only one ticket for your entire journey. Split-ticketing can help you make additional savings.

Things to do in Lowestoft

We have created for you a list of 6 things that you can do in Lowestoft.

  • Maritime
  • Pleasurewood Hills
  • Lowestoft Town FC
  • Pleasurewood Hills
  • East Anglia Transport Museum
  • Village Sign

If you're discovering Lowestoft for the first time and you do not have a clear idea of the places that you can do during your stay, we're here to help. Your itinerary will obviously depend of the length of your stay as well as your preferences but the team at Gopili provides you with the famous places in Lowestoft.

Maritime is probably among the main tourist places for visitors. You can also plan to visit Pleasurewood Hills and Pleasurewood Hills which are usually suggested by the travellers who have already explored the city.

Another noteworthy location that you can discover is East Anglia Transport Museum if you want to know more about this destination.

Lowestoft Town FC is also a place that we will advise you to see if you have enough time during your trip.

Lastly, if you're still curious in discovering more about Lowestoft, Village Sign can be the final step of your stay. Even though travellers might not consider it as the most interesting place to visit, it will help you get a full picture of the city and its character.

Travel information for your train journey

Route Edinburgh to Lowestoft

Edinburgh Lowestoft train map

Train duration -
Arrival city Lowestoft, England
Departure city Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 312 Miles
  • The journey connecting Edinburgh, which is in Scotland and Lowestoft, which is in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the train company for this journey.
  • There are 312 miles between Edinburgh to Lowestoft. Taking the train is often the fastest way to travel to Lowestoft from Edinburgh, and it’s also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or flying.
  • Depending how long in advance you book your ticket as well as the travel date, the cost of the train may change.

Discount Edinburgh to Lowestoft train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to make great savings for your Edinburgh Lowestoft train ticket.

Why should I buy a railcard?

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

For your calculation, you must include the railcard cost, for instance £30, the discount on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Edinburgh Lowestoft 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. You will need to make on average 2 trips from Lowestoft to Edinburgh (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.

How much does a railcard cost?

Railcards enable you to get a third off most train fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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 Lowestoft train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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

Proximity journey

Many trains run from Edinburgh to Lowestoft, but there are also near stations served like for instance:

Book cheap train from Edinburgh to Lowestoft

You have different options to get your Edinburgh to Lowestoft train ticket:

Buying your train tickets online is simple and only takes a few clicks. Most train operators enable to do it with their website.Tickets can be collected at the station in as little as two hours after you purchased them with the self-service ticket machine. Remember that you will need the card that you've used to pay in complement of your reference number.

If you prefer a chat with an advisor that will help you buy your ticket, you are able to do so with most rail ticket retailers.

If you prefer to purchase your ticket at the station, you can do it either by yourself using the ticket vending machine and with an advisor. You need to be aware that some suburban stations might not provide all these services.

If you use our fast and convenient search service, you will be able to compare hundreds of train tickets from all major train providers. Gopili will help you get cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Lowestoft! For your information, train tickets Lowestoft to Edinburgh are also available for your return journey.

Best price found for train ticket from Edinburgh to Lowestoft

We compare train ticket prices for all major companies to travel from Edinburgh to Lowestoft by train and find the best price for you. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days to go to Lowestoft. Your Edinburgh to Lowestoft train ticket is just few clicks away!

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Transport operators from Edinburgh to Lowestoft

The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route Edinburgh to Lowestoft.

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Departure and arrival for your train travel

A lot of trains travel day to day between Edinburgh to Lowestoft. They serve the following train stations: Edinburgh Waverley train station, Lowestoft train station

And if you change?

Other alternatives of transport exist to travel from Edinburgh to Lowestoft:

Bus from Edinburgh to Lowestoft

Main train ticket types in United Kingdom

There are three principal rail tickets types in United Kingdom, Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime tickets. Each ticket types gives different fares and travel flexibility. But other tickets types are available such as Season tickets, Super-Off-Peak tickets or Rover and Rangers tickets for instance. Let's see the different types of rail ticket from Edinburgh to Lowestoft below:

If you want to buy the cheapest available ticket, Advance tickets are convenient for you. These tickets are released 12 weeks before travel and offer biggest discounts. The earlier you purchase, the cheaper the train fares are! But you can't cancel your advance train ticket, they are non-refundable, and they are sold as singles.

Off-Peak and Super Off-peak tickets are available on numerous trains outside of peak travel times. With these tickets you make your journey at Off-Peak time, so don't have to pay the price of a completely flexible Anytime ticket. You can be refunded if you decide not to travel.

Anytime tickets is ideal for you, if you want a completely flexible ticket with no restrictions to travel. They allow the greatest flexibility in your time of travel. But they are not recommended if you want the cheapest type of ticket Edinburgh to Lowestoft.

Season tickets are convenient for you if you make the same journey more than three or four times a week. In this instance, Season Tickets offer better value for money compared to buying daily tickets.