Edinburgh to Hemel Hempstead by train

  • First train
    06:26
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 2m
  • Distance
    501 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    28
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 18m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Edinburgh to Hemel Hempstead by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Hemel Hempstead take around 5 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 501 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Hemel Hempstead.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Hemel Hempstead?

Journeys between Edinburgh and Hemel Hempstead usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Hemel Hempstead 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 29 departures.

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

The Edinburgh to Hemel Hempstead train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Hemel Hempstead 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 19:00.

When to book Edinburgh to Hemel Hempstead 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 Hemel Hempstead by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Hemel Hempstead?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • London Midland
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • Southern
  • 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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