Edinburgh to Hastings by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:26
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 36m

Travelling from Edinburgh to Hastings by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Hastings take around 6 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 619 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Hastings.

Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Hastings?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Hastings 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 27 departures.

How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Hastings?

The Edinburgh to Hastings train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Edinburgh to Hastings train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Hastings is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 06:26 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:20, and the last at 00:31.

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

When to book Edinburgh to Hastings 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 Hastings by train.

Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Hastings?

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

  • Chiltern Railways
  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • Southeastern
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • TransPennine Express
  • 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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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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