Barnsley to Edinburgh by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:58
  • Last train
    23:50
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 43m

Travelling from Barnsley to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Barnsley to Edinburgh take around 3 hours and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 289 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barnsley and Edinburgh.

Are there direct trains from Barnsley to Edinburgh?

Journeys between Barnsley and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Barnsley to Edinburgh every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

How long is the train journey from Barnsley to Edinburgh?

The Barnsley to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Barnsley to Edinburgh train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Barnsley around 05:58 and the last train is around 23:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Barnsley around 05:58, and the last at 23:12.

When to book Barnsley to Edinburgh train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Barnsley to Edinburgh by train.

Which train companies operate between Barnsley and Edinburgh?

More than one train company operates on the route from Barnsley to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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