Trains from Gloucester to Edinburgh

Gloucester to Edinburgh train information

Gloucester Edinburgh train map

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Arrival Edinburgh, Scotland
Departure Gloucester, England
Distance 285 Miles

Which train company can I use?

Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train from Gloucester (South West England) to Edinburgh (Eastern Scotland). The services on board will change depending on the train provider.

How much times does it take?

Travelling by train is a quick and easy option to cover the 285 miles from Gloucester to Edinburgh.

What is the price of the train?

Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the cost of the train can change.

Best prices for Gloucester to Edinburgh train tickets

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Gloucester - Edinburgh prices calendar

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

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Gloucester - Edinburgh: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Days before Departure

The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Buying your train from Gloucester to Edinburgh in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £49 when purchasing your train 1 month in advance which is 42% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Gloucester to Edinburgh trains

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

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Discount Gloucester - Edinburgh train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Gloucester Edinburgh train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from Gloucester to Edinburgh cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way journeys from Edinburgh to Gloucester, the railcard will have paid for itself.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train 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
Gloucester to Edinburgh 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