Worcester to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    22:47
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr
  • Distance
    423 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    21
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 52m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Worcester to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Worcester to Edinburgh take around 5 hours, covering a distance of approximately 423 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Worcester and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Worcester to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Worcester to Edinburgh every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 21 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Worcester to Edinburgh?

The Worcester to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 5 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Worcester to Edinburgh train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Worcester around 05:30 and the last train is around 22:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Worcester around 06:07, and the last at 22:47.

When to book Worcester 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 Worcester to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Worcester and Edinburgh?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport for Wales
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Edinburgh to Worcester by train

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Child and youth passengers

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