Taunton to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 6m
  • Distance
    549 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 28m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Taunton to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Taunton to Edinburgh take around 7 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 549 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Taunton and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Taunton to Edinburgh?

Direct trains from Taunton to Edinburgh have been found.

We usually find around 18 direct trains on the route from Taunton to Edinburgh every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 16 departures.

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

The Taunton to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Taunton around 06:50 and the last train is around 15:51. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Taunton around 06:49, and the last at 15:51.

When to book Taunton 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 Taunton to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Taunton and Edinburgh?

CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Taunton to Edinburgh.

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 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.