Rochester to Edinburgh by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:10
  • Last train
    23:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 37m

Travelling from Rochester to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Rochester to Edinburgh take around 5 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 564 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rochester and Edinburgh.

Are there direct trains from Rochester to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Rochester to Edinburgh 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 41 departures.

How long is the train journey from Rochester to Edinburgh?

The Rochester to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Rochester to Edinburgh train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Rochester around 04:10 and the last train is around 23:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rochester around 05:58, and the last at 23:55.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Rochester 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 Rochester to Edinburgh by train.

Which train companies operate between Rochester and Edinburgh?

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

  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • Southeastern
  • Virgin Trains

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

Find journey information for Edinburgh to Rochester

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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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