Salisbury to Edinburgh by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    23:17
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 53m

Travelling from Salisbury to Edinburgh by train

The fastest trains from Salisbury to Edinburgh take around 6 hours and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 551 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Salisbury and Edinburgh.

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

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Salisbury to Edinburgh 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 35 departures. The duration is normally about 6 hours and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Salisbury around 05:12 and the last train is around 23:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Salisbury around 05:15, and the last at 23:03.

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

When to book Salisbury 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 Salisbury to Edinburgh by train.

Which trains operate between Salisbury and Edinburgh?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • South West Trains

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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