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Travelling from Edinburgh to Forres by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Forres take around 4 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 186 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Forres.

Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Forres?

Journeys between Edinburgh and Forres 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 25 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Forres every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 26 departures.

How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Forres?

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

What are the Edinburgh to Forres train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Forres is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:30, and the last at 22:26.

When to book Edinburgh to Forres 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 Forres by train.

Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Forres?

More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Forres, 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 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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