Trains from Watford to Edinburgh

Watford to Edinburgh train information

Watford Edinburgh train map

Train duration -
Arrival Edinburgh, Scotland
Departure Watford, England
Distance 318 Miles

There are many rail companies across the country & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you can see the trains from Watford in England to Edinburgh in Scotland as well as the rail company for this route.

There are 318 miles between Watford to Edinburgh. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Edinburgh from Watford, and it’s also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.

Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to see the latest available offers.

Best prices for Watford to Edinburgh train tickets

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Watford - Edinburgh prices calendar

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

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Watford - Edinburgh: the best time to book cheap trains

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Generally, the earlier you buy your train ticket, the cheaper it will be but there can be some exceptions. We collected the data from the past 6 months in order to find the best time to book your train tickets Watford to Edinburgh. The results illustrate that buying your train from Watford to Edinburgh in advance is not always cheaper.

We found tickets at £53 when purchasing your ticket on the day you're travelling whereas you will need to spend at least £75 if you buy your seat 7 days in advance. Thus, according to our data, the best time to buy your train ticket is on the day you're travelling as it is 30% cheaper than 7 days in advance.

Best prices for Watford to Edinburgh trains

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

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Discount Watford - Edinburgh train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Watford Edinburgh train ticket.

  • 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 Watford 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 Watford, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 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
Watford 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