Edinburgh to Dunbar by train

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Travelling from Edinburgh to Dunbar by train

Fast 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.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Dunbar?

Direct trains from Edinburgh to Dunbar have been found.

We usually find around 25 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Dunbar every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 20 departures.

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

The Edinburgh to Dunbar train travel time is normally about 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

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.

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.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Dunbar?

More than one train company 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
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail

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 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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