Basingstoke to Edinburgh by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:54
  • Last train
    00:07
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr

Travelling from Basingstoke to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Basingstoke to Edinburgh take around 6 hours, covering a distance of approximately 539 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basingstoke and Edinburgh.

Are there direct trains from Basingstoke to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Basingstoke 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 47 departures.

How long is the train journey from Basingstoke to Edinburgh?

The Basingstoke to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 6 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Basingstoke to Edinburgh train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Basingstoke around 04:54 and the last train is around 00:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basingstoke around 04:54, and the last at 00:02.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Basingstoke 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 Basingstoke to Edinburgh by train.

Which train companies operate between Basingstoke and Edinburgh?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • South West Trains
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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

Find journey information for Edinburgh to Basingstoke

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

Other journeys to Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre) View all journeys to Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)

Search accommodation in Edinburgh

Airbnb
Country guide

Trains to the UK

Read our country guide

Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

Log in / Register

  1. We'd love to send you (occasional) emails with travel tips, sales and special offers. You can change your preferences at any time.
  1. By registering you agree with our privacy policy.