Edinburgh to Guildford by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    00:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 43m

Travelling from Edinburgh to Guildford by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Guildford take around 5 hours and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 552 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Guildford.

Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Guildford?

Journeys between Edinburgh and Guildford usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Guildford 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 41 departures.

How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Guildford?

The Edinburgh to Guildford train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Edinburgh to Guildford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Guildford is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 00:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:48, and the last at 23:56.

When to book Edinburgh to Guildford 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 Guildford by train.

Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Guildford?

More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Guildford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • 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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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

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