Edinburgh to Carstairs by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:24
  • Last train
    21:29
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 9m

Travelling from Edinburgh to Carstairs by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Carstairs take around 1 hour and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 42 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Carstairs.

Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Carstairs?

Journeys between Edinburgh and Carstairs usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 5 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Carstairs 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 3 departures.

How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Carstairs?

The Edinburgh to Carstairs train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Edinburgh to Carstairs train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Carstairs is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 06:24 and the last train is around 19:11. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:27, and the last at 21:29.

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

When to book Edinburgh to Carstairs 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 Edinburgh to Carstairs by train.

Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Carstairs?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • 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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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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