Edinburgh to Dunbar by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:48
  • Last train
    23:02
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    19m

Travelling from Edinburgh to Dunbar by train

The fastest trains from Edinburgh to Dunbar take around 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 42 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Dunbar.

Direct trains run between Edinburgh and Dunbar.

We usually find around 21 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Dunbar every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 22 departures. The duration is normally about 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Dunbar is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:48 and the last train is around 23:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:48, and the last at 22:06.

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

When to book Edinburgh to Dunbar 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 Dunbar by train.

Which trains operate between Edinburgh and Dunbar?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • ScotRail

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

Find journey information for Dunbar to Edinburgh

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

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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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