Lille to Edinburgh by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Lille to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Lille to Edinburgh take around 6 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 723 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lille and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Lille to Edinburgh?
Journeys between Lille and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Lille 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.
2. How long is the train journey from Lille to Edinburgh?
The Lille to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Lille to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Lille around 07:35 and the last train is around 21:00.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lille around 08:13, and the last at 21:00.
What's the Lille to Edinburgh train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Lille to Edinburgh are $125.93.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $155 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $189. 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 Lille to Edinburgh train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 Lille to Edinburgh by train.
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Which train companies operate between Lille and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Lille to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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