Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    07:53
  • Last train
    17:55
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 23m
  • Distance
    401 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    6
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 26m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh take around 4 hours and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 401 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham Airport and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh?

Direct trains from Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh have been found.

We usually find around 8 direct trains on the route from Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 6 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh?

The Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham Airport around 07:53 and the last train is around 17:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham Airport around 09:53, and the last at 17:55.

When to book Birmingham Airport 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 Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham Airport and Edinburgh?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • Virgin Trains

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

Edinburgh to Birmingham Airport by train

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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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