Edinburgh to Milngavie by train

  • First train
    05:55
  • Last train
    23:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 18m
  • Distance
    70 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    48
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 54m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Edinburgh to Milngavie by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Milngavie take around 1 hour and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 70 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Milngavie.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Milngavie?

Journeys between Edinburgh and Milngavie 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 56 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Milngavie 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 41 departures.

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

The Edinburgh to Milngavie train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

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

When to book Edinburgh to Milngavie 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 Milngavie by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Milngavie?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • 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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