Edinburgh to Winchester by train

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    20:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 18m
  • Distance
    558 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    35
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 11m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Edinburgh to Winchester by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Winchester take around 6 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 558 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Winchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Winchester?

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

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Winchester 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 31 departures.

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

The Edinburgh to Winchester train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Winchester is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 19:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:48, and the last at 20:00.

When to book Edinburgh to Winchester 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 Winchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Winchester?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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

Winchester to Edinburgh by train

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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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