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Travelling from Edinburgh to Greenock by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Greenock take around 1 hour and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 97 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Greenock.

Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Greenock?

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

We usually find around 74 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Greenock 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 62 departures.

How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Greenock?

The Edinburgh to Greenock train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Edinburgh to Greenock train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Greenock is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:55 and the last train is around 00:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:55, and the last at 23:30.

When to book Edinburgh to Greenock 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 Greenock by train.

Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Greenock?

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