Edinburgh to Plymouth by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Edinburgh to Plymouth by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Plymouth take around 8 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 624 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Plymouth.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Plymouth?
Direct trains from Edinburgh to Plymouth have been found.
We usually find around 15 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Plymouth every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 18 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Plymouth?
The Edinburgh to Plymouth train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Plymouth train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Plymouth is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 06:06 and the last train is around 15:08.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Edinburgh to Plymouth train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Plymouth are $77.25.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $112 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $143. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Edinburgh to Plymouth 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 Plymouth by train.
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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Plymouth?
CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Edinburgh to Plymouth.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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