Edinburgh to Perth by train
Avg. journey time
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.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Perth?
Direct trains from Edinburgh to Perth have been found.
We usually find around 46 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Perth every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 32 departures.
2. 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.
3. 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 06:30 and the last train is around 23:19.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Edinburgh to Perth train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Perth are $11.27, 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 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.
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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
- Virgin East Coast
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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