Stafford to Edinburgh by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Stafford to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Stafford to Edinburgh take around 3 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 357 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stafford and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Stafford to Edinburgh?
Journeys between Stafford and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Stafford 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 25 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Stafford to Edinburgh?
The Stafford to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Stafford to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Stafford around 06:36 and the last train is around 23:53.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stafford around 06:36, and the last at 23:31.
What's the Stafford to Edinburgh train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Stafford to Edinburgh are $36.76.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $36 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $50. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Stafford 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 Stafford to Edinburgh by train.
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Which train companies operate between Stafford and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Stafford to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- London Midland
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- TransPennine Express
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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