Edinburgh to Selby by train

  • First train
    05:48
  • Last train
    22:13
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 53m
  • Distance
    277 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    20
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 12m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Edinburgh to Selby by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Selby take around 2 hours and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 277 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Selby.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Selby?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Selby 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 Selby?

The Edinburgh to Selby train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Selby is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:48 and the last train is around 22:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:48, and the last at 20:18.

When to book Edinburgh to Selby 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 Selby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Selby?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Hull Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Selby to Edinburgh by train

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Child and youth passengers

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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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