Trains from Northampton to Edinburgh

Northampton to Edinburgh train information

Northampton Edinburgh train map

Train duration -
Arrival Edinburgh, Scotland
Departure Northampton, England
Distance 272 Miles
  • There are several rail providers across the UK & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you will be able to see the trains connecting Northampton in England to Edinburgh in Scotland as well as the rail company for this route.
  • There are 272 miles between Northampton to Edinburgh. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Edinburgh from Northampton, and it’s also a greener option than driving your car or flying.
  • Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Northampton to Edinburgh train tickets

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Northampton - Edinburgh prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Northampton to Edinburgh 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.

Northampton - Edinburgh: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Northampton to Edinburgh are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 3 days in advance, you can find tickets from £38 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £66 for your train. Thus, you may save 42% on the price of your ticket by booking 3 days in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Northampton to Edinburgh trains

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

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Discount Northampton - Edinburgh train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Northampton 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 five types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • When buying a railcard, you aim to break even after several journeys. But is it really profitable when travelling from Northampton to Edinburgh? Use your calculator, considering:

    A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

    B = average price cut with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

    C = average cost for a Northampton Edinburgh ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

    The first step is to divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be efficient. You can now divide that number by C. It will give you the approximate number of journeys needed across the year to be profitable.

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be profitable if you're doing around 2 trips from Northampton to Edinburgh (one way trip).

  • 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
Northampton 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