Edinburgh to Ely by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Edinburgh to Ely by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Ely take around 4 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 456 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Ely.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Ely?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Ely usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Ely every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 28 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Ely?
The Edinburgh to Ely train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Ely train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Ely is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:48 and the last train is around 21:00.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Edinburgh to Ely train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Ely are $69.02.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $69 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $84. 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 Edinburgh to Ely 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 Edinburgh to Ely by train.
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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Ely?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Ely, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Abellio Greater Anglia
- East Coast
- East Midlands Trains
- Great Northern
- London North Eastern Railway
- TransPennine Express
- 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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