Trains from Peterborough to Edinburgh

Peterborough to Edinburgh train information

Peterborough Edinburgh train map

Train duration 5h00m
Arrival Edinburgh, Scotland
Departure Peterborough, England
Distance 262 Miles
Lowest train price from £26.70
Average train price £116.00

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train between Peterborough (East of England) to Edinburgh (Eastern Scotland). The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.

There are 262 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Peterborough to Edinburgh is around 5h00m. Train travel is most of the time the fastest way to travel to Edinburgh from Peterborough, and it's also a greener option than driving or taking the plane.

Based on our data, the lowest fare to travel in the next month is £26.70. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Peterborough to Edinburgh train tickets

from £26.70 MORE 4h06m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £16.00 MORE 12h33m

Peterborough - Edinburgh prices calendar

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

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National Express£43

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

Peterborough - 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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£34

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£42

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£43

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£59

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£59

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£72

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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 Peterborough to Edinburgh in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £34 when purchasing your train 1 month in advance which is 53% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Peterborough to Edinburgh trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Peterborough
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£54.20 15/12/2019 18:52 1 day ago
Peterborough
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£56.20 19/12/2019 09:52 1 day ago
Peterborough
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£60.90 19/12/2019 09:18 1 day ago
Peterborough
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£62.30 15/12/2019 18:48 1 day ago
Peterborough
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£62.40 15/12/2019 18:18 1 day ago
Peterborough
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£65.00 19/12/2019 18:19 1 day ago
Peterborough
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£65.50 15/12/2019 13:18 1 day ago
Peterborough
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£65.50 15/12/2019 14:18 1 day ago
Peterborough
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£65.50 15/12/2019 15:18 1 day ago
Peterborough
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£65.50 15/12/2019 11:18 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Peterborough Edinburgh train

Discount Peterborough - Edinburgh train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you can get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to save money for your Peterborough Edinburgh train ticket.

How much can I save with a railcard?

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Peterborough to Edinburgh? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Peterborough Edinburgh ticket (i.e.: £115.38)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£115.38 = 0.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 1 trips from Peterborough to Edinburgh (one way journey).

What is the cost of a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 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
Peterborough to Edinburgh train £115.38 £76.92 £38.46 0.76

(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

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