South Lanarkshire to Edinburgh by train Find train times and tickets

  • Recommended departure
    07:49
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    40m

Travelling from South Lanarkshire to Edinburgh by train

The fastest trains from South Lanarkshire to Edinburgh take around 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 42 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between South Lanarkshire and Edinburgh.

Journeys between South Lanarkshire and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find at least one departure on the route from South Lanarkshire to Edinburgh every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends. The duration is normally about 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the only train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart South Lanarkshire around 07:49. At weekends the only train usually departs South Lanarkshire around 07:49.

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

When to book South Lanarkshire 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 South Lanarkshire to Edinburgh by train.

Which trains operate between South Lanarkshire and Edinburgh?

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

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

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

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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.

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