Edinburgh to Perth by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:30
  • Last train
    23:19
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 12m

Travelling from Edinburgh to Perth by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Perth take around 1 hour and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 51 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Perth.

Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Perth?

Direct trains from Edinburgh to Perth have been found.

We usually find around 45 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Perth every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Perth?

The Edinburgh to Perth train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Edinburgh to Perth train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Perth is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 06:29 and the last train is around 23:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:30, and the last at 23:19.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Edinburgh to Perth 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 Perth by train.

Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Perth?

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

  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail

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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