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Plymouth to Edinburgh train information

Plymouth Edinburgh train map

Train duration 9h54m
Arrival Edinburgh, Scotland
Departure Plymouth, England
Distance 388 Miles
Train operators Great Western Railway
Lowest train price from £118.20
Average train price £155.00

All trains from Plymouth (South West England) to Edinburgh (Eastern Scotland) are provided by Great Western Railway. The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.

The train is a fast and simple solution to travel to Edinburgh from Plymouth. The average train duration between Plymouth to Edinburgh is 9h54m to travel the 388 miles.

Looking at our data, the best price to travel by train in the next 30 days is £118.20. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Plymouth to Edinburgh train tickets

from £118.20 MORE 9h09m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £32.30 MORE 15h05m

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Best prices for Plymouth to Edinburgh trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£118.20 19/07/2019 12:19 Great Western Railway 16 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£118.20 19/07/2019 12:19 Great Western Railway 16 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£118.20 12/07/2019 12:19 Great Western Railway 19 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£118.20 12/07/2019 12:19 Great Western Railway 19 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£132.70 19/07/2019 08:05 Great Western Railway 16 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£132.70 12/07/2019 08:05 Great Western Railway 19 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£133.70 19/07/2019 10:03 Great Western Railway 16 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£153.90 12/07/2019 10:03 Great Western Railway 19 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£224.95 21/07/2019 10:44 Great Western Railway 2 months ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£224.95 21/07/2019 12:41 Great Western Railway 2 months ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Plymouth Edinburgh train

Discount Plymouth - Edinburgh train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you are able 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 pay less for your Plymouth Edinburgh train ticket.

In order to understand the benefits of 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 assessment, you have to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Plymouth Edinburgh ticket is £154.91 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £154.91: £88/£154.91 = 0.57. You will need to make about 1 trips from Edinburgh to Plymouth (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £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
Plymouth to Edinburgh train £154.91 £103.28 £51.64 0.57

(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