Perth to Edinburgh by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Perth to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Perth to Edinburgh take around 1 hour and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 51 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Perth and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Perth to Edinburgh?
Direct trains from Perth to Edinburgh have been found.
We usually find around 31 direct trains on the route from Perth to Edinburgh every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 27 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Perth to Edinburgh?
The Perth to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Perth to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Perth around 05:13 and the last train is around 22:43.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Perth around 05:35, and the last at 22:43.
What's the Perth to Edinburgh train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Perth to Edinburgh are $11.07, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $11, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Perth 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 Perth to Edinburgh by train.
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Which train companies operate between Perth and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Perth to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- London North Eastern Railway
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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