Trains from Swindon to Edinburgh

Swindon to Edinburgh train information

Swindon Edinburgh train map

Train duration 8h08m
Arrival Edinburgh, Scotland
Departure Swindon, England
Distance 309 Miles
Train operators Great Western Railway
Lowest train price from £53.30
Average train price £114.00

Which operators can I use?

The trip between Swindon, located in England and Edinburgh, situated in Scotland is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following train companies: Great Western Railway.

How much times does it take?

The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to Edinburgh from Swindon. The average train time from Swindon to Edinburgh is 8h08m to cover the 309 miles.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

We found tickets from £53.30 to travel in the next month. Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Swindon to Edinburgh train tickets

from £53.30 MORE 6h41m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £21.00 MORE 14h33m

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Swindon - 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 table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Purchasing your train from Swindon to Edinburgh in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £80 when booking your ticket 1 month in advance which is 43% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Swindon to Edinburgh trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Swindon
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£53.30 05/01/2020 16:37 Great Western Railway 11 days ago
Swindon
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£66.70 05/01/2020 13:40 Great Western Railway 11 days ago
Swindon
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£66.70 05/01/2020 13:40 Great Western Railway 11 days ago
Swindon
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£72.80 05/01/2020 11:40 Great Western Railway 11 days ago
Swindon
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£73.20 05/01/2020 12:36 Great Western Railway 11 days ago
Swindon
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£73.20 05/01/2020 12:36 Great Western Railway 11 days ago
Swindon
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£77.20 05/01/2020 14:35 Great Western Railway 11 days ago
Swindon
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£88.00 05/01/2020 10:15 Great Western Railway 11 days ago
Swindon
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£91.60 05/01/2020 15:40 Great Western Railway 11 days ago
Swindon
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£93.75 05/01/2020 08:26 Great Western Railway 11 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

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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 Swindon Edinburgh train ticket.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you purchase after that, you will spare money.

For instance, train tickets from Swindon to Edinburgh cost on average £113.96 (1). When dividing £88 by £113.96 (£88/£113.96 = 0.77), you can see that after only 1 one way trips from Edinburgh to Swindon, the card will have paid for itself.

How much does a railcard cost?

The cost to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a whole year.

(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
Swindon to Edinburgh train £113.96 £75.98 £37.99 0.77

(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