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The price shown for each trip will be the average for all passengers, including any infants.
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Edinburgh train information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and train companies that offer trains to Edinburgh

RETURN FROM

£40

ONE-WAY FROM

£16

POPULAR STATION

Edinburgh Waverley

POPULAR TRAIN COMPANY

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The cheapest return train ticket to Edinburgh is from Newcastle upon Tyne, starting at £40. This price was found within the last 72 hours.
The cheapest one-way train ticket to Edinburgh is from Glasgow, starting at £16. This price was found within the last 72 hours.
Edinburgh Waverley is one of the most popular stations in Edinburgh
Train, Lumo, and LNER also service this route

Book return train tickets to Edinburgh

Below are the quickest and cheapest return train tickets to Edinburgh that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Lumo
29 Sep
04:42Newcastle upon Tyne Newcastle Central (Metro)
1h 26m
06:08Edinburgh Waverley
20 Oct
02:23Edinburgh Waverley
1h 29m
03:52Newcastle upon Tyne Newcastle Central (Metro)
Train
9 Sep
16:30Manchester Oxford Road
3h 11m
19:41Edinburgh Waverley
16 Sep
02:12Edinburgh Waverley
3h 08m
05:20Manchester Oxford Road
Train
9 Sep
02:29Manchester Oxford Road
3h 09m
05:38Edinburgh Waverley
9 Sep
16:11Edinburgh Waverley
3h 38m
19:49Manchester Oxford Road
Train
24 Aug
16:30Manchester Oxford Road
3h 11m
19:41Edinburgh Waverley
25 Aug
02:12Edinburgh Waverley
3h 08m
05:20Manchester Oxford Road
Train
22 Aug
16:30Manchester Oxford Road
3h 11m
19:41Edinburgh Waverley
25 Aug
02:12Edinburgh Waverley
3h 08m
05:20Manchester Oxford Road
Train
9 Sep
02:10Manchester
3h 28m
05:38Edinburgh Waverley
9 Sep
16:11Edinburgh Waverley
4h 03m
20:14Manchester

Book one-way train tickets to Edinburgh

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets to Edinburgh found on momondo in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find available train tickets by date.
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22 Aug
08:52Glasgow Springburn
1h 21m
2 stops
10:13Edinburgh Park
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22 Aug
08:08Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
1h 04m
09:12Edinburgh Park
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22 Aug
02:48Glasgow Easterhouse
1h 01m
03:49Edinburgh Waverley

FAQs for booking trains to Edinburgh

The majority of trains to Edinburgh from across the UK arrive at Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station, the city’s main terminal. Its position between the New and Old parts of the city centre gives passengers on Edinburgh trains excellent access to the many historic buildings, monuments and attractions on offer. The distance is a short one by taxi, car hire, rideshare or cycle from Edinburgh Waverley to the Old Town is a short one. It’s close enough to walk even with heavy luggage, so you won’t need public transport like buses or trains. If you have cheap train tickets to Edinburgh, why not take advantage of them to explore the many attractions, including some between the two locations. Edinburgh Dungeon, the Royal Mile, St. Giles Cathedral and the National Library of Scotland are all situated in or near the Old City. Public bus 35 from North Bridge and 45 from South Bridge can take you to the National Museum of Scotland at the southern end, but you can walk to the historic Edinburgh Castle and Princess Street Gardens to the west of the city centre.

If you arrive on Edinburgh trains and wish to explore the city without the bother of carrying your bags along, there are luggage storage facilities at Edinburgh Waverley to lighten the load. This is a convenient service for passengers travelling on Edinburgh trains for day trips or for those in transit to other locations with time to spare before departure. Visitors with train tickets to Edinburgh who arrive before their check-in time can also benefit from using the luggage storage lockers at Waverley station for short periods. You can leave your bags at an independent company at Platform 2 not far from the Carlton Road entrance to the station; it’s open from early morning until late evening. If you’re travelling with very heavy bags, you can reserve space in advance. The storage facilities offer round-the-clock security for travellers on trains to Edinburgh with valuable luggage.

If you’re arriving by rail to Edinburgh, you can take advantage of a range of facilities at Edinburgh Waverley station. At the Travel Centre, you can find a ticket office and vending machines for onward travel to other Scottish cities. Toilets with baby changing facilities are located near the office, as are showers, offering convenience and comfort for travellers after long journeys. Cashpoints, photo booths, public telephones and a lost property office are some of the other amenities. A selection of retail stores and restaurants are available for refreshments and shopping. Passengers with limited mobility travelling on trains to Edinburgh will find accessible toilets and lifts, tactile strips and induction loops to help them get around the terminal; there are also step-free exits. Beyond intercity, commuter rail and bus links, Europcar has an onsite location near Platform 2, while Enterprise has an office near the New Street Car Park. If you prefer, bike-sharing facilities are available close to Edinburgh Waverley, , with taxis and rideshare pick-ups as additional transport options from the station.

UK citizens and permanent residents don’t need a passport or visa for Edinburgh trains; a valid driving licence, national ID card or proof of age card is sufficient. These are also accepted forms of ID for foreign nationals living in the UK, but taking your passport along in case of emergencies is recommended.

The ticket price can vary depending on general demand and more importantly where you’re coming from. If you’re leaving from a popular departure point like London for instance, prices usually start around £44. Manchester and Birmingham are other options, with prices usually starting from around £77 and £86 respectively.

Edinburgh is best served by Edinburgh Waverley. There you’ll find a number of trains that can get you to your destination. Major cities accessible by train from Edinburgh Waverley are Manchester and London.

Some of the options we’ve found for trains to Edinburgh are Train, Lumo, and LNER. Typically, your options for trains to Edinburgh will be determined by the route you take.

£16 is the average one-way price to Edinburgh this week. For the next 3 months, we predict the price of tickets to Edinburgh to remain steady. We recommend booking when you can, as seats may be limited.

If you are travelling from Edinburgh Waverley station, Inverkeithing Ferrytoll station or Edinburgh York Place station to the center of Edinburgh, then the most direct route is 7.0 mi, 5.2 mi and 7.1 mi, respectively.

You will need to travel 0.4 mi to get from Edinburgh Waverley to Edinburgh Castle, 0.0 mi to get from Edinburgh Waverley to Edinburgh Waverley Station, and 3.1 mi to get from Edinburgh Waverley to Edinburgh Zoo.



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