Scarborough to Edinburgh by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:00
  • Last train
    22:07
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 23m

Travelling from Scarborough to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Scarborough to Edinburgh take around 3 hours and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 257 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Scarborough and Edinburgh.

Are there direct trains from Scarborough to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Scarborough 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 29 departures.

How long is the train journey from Scarborough to Edinburgh?

The Scarborough to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Scarborough to Edinburgh train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Scarborough around 06:00 and the last train is around 22:07. This is the same at the weekend.

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

When to book Scarborough 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 Scarborough to Edinburgh by train.

Which train companies operate between Scarborough and Edinburgh?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • TransPennine Express

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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