Plymouth to Edinburgh by train
Travelling from Plymouth to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Plymouth to Edinburgh take around 8 hours and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 624 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Plymouth and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Plymouth to Edinburgh?
Direct trains from Plymouth to Edinburgh have been found.
We usually find around 10 direct trains on the route from Plymouth to Edinburgh every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 9 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Plymouth to Edinburgh?
The Plymouth to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Plymouth to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Plymouth around 05:20 and the last train is around 14:25.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Plymouth around 05:25, and the last at 14:25.
What's the Plymouth to Edinburgh train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Plymouth to Edinburgh are $89.65.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $111 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $147. 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 Plymouth 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 Plymouth to Edinburgh by train.
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Which train companies operate between Plymouth and Edinburgh?
CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Plymouth to Edinburgh.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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