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Travelling from Edinburgh to Runcorn by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Runcorn take around 3 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 294 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Runcorn.
Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Runcorn?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Runcorn usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 10 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Runcorn 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 18 departures.
How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Runcorn?
The Edinburgh to Runcorn train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
What are the Edinburgh to Runcorn train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Runcorn is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 06:14 and the last train is around 00:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:15, and the last at 00:30.
When to book Edinburgh to Runcorn 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 Runcorn by train.
Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Runcorn?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Runcorn, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- London Midland
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.