Motherwell to Edinburgh by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:00
  • Last train
    21:23
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    41m

Travelling from Motherwell to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Motherwell to Edinburgh take around 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 53 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Motherwell and Edinburgh.

Are there direct trains from Motherwell to Edinburgh?

Direct trains from Motherwell to Edinburgh have been found.

We usually find around 32 direct trains on the route from Motherwell to Edinburgh every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 21 departures.

How long is the train journey from Motherwell to Edinburgh?

The Motherwell to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Motherwell to Edinburgh train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Motherwell around 06:00 and the last train is around 21:23. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Motherwell around 06:00, and the last at 21:18.

When to book Motherwell to Edinburgh 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 Motherwell to Edinburgh by train.

Which train companies operate between Motherwell and Edinburgh?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • 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 rail 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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