Salisbury to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    23:33
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 51m
  • Distance
    551 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 30m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Salisbury to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Salisbury to Edinburgh take around 6 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 551 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Salisbury and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Salisbury to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 37 departures on the route from Salisbury 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 40 departures.

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

The Salisbury to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Salisbury around 05:12 and the last train is around 23:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Salisbury around 05:15, and the last at 23:03.

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.

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Which train companies operate between Salisbury and Edinburgh?

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

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Edinburgh to Salisbury 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.