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Travelling from Chichester to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Chichester to Edinburgh take around 6 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 592 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chichester and Edinburgh.

Are there direct trains from Chichester to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Chichester to Edinburgh every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 19 departures.

How long is the train journey from Chichester to Edinburgh?

The Chichester to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Chichester to Edinburgh train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Chichester around 05:12 and the last train is around 23:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chichester around 06:06, and the last at 23:57.

When to book Chichester 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 Chichester to Edinburgh by train.

Which train companies operate between Chichester and Edinburgh?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • Southern
  • Virgin Trains

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 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.

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