Belfast to Edinburgh train

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Overview: Train from Belfast to Edinburgh

distanceDistance143 miles (230 km)
changesDirect trainNo

Trains from Belfast to Edinburgh cover the 143 miles (230 km) long route. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Belfast Lanyon Place and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Belfast to Edinburgh trains

Find the best route from Belfast to Edinburgh with CrossCountry. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Edinburgh from Belfast you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Are you making plans to travel between Belfast and Edinburgh? Why not take a train with CrossCountry? Omio can show you current CrossCountry train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Belfast to Edinburgh trains all in one place. On the CrossCountry train, you can expect to travel 143 miles (230 km) to Edinburgh from Belfast. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Belfast and Edinburgh, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way CrossCountry train from Belfast to Edinburgh, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

    Trains from Belfast to Edinburgh

    ScotRail provides the service for trains from Belfast to Edinburgh. The earliest train departs from Belfast around 7:30 a.m. and the average journey time between the two destinations is 6.5 hours. The last train departs from Belfast Port station during the mid-afternoon, arriving into Edinburgh around 10:30 p.m. Finally, ScotRail runs 3-4 trains from Belfast to Edinburgh every weekday, with a further 2 services a day at weekends.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Belfast to Edinburgh

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Belfast to Edinburgh.
    FAQs
    The distance between Belfast and Edinburgh by train is approximately 143 miles (230 km).

    Some of the Belfast train stations to Edinburgh you can start your journey from include Belfast Lanyon Place, Belfast Port and Belfast. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Edinburgh include Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Belfast Lanyon Place   and arriving in Edinburgh Waverley.

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Belfast Lanyon Place and need to travel around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Edinburgh most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (660 m) from this train station to the city center.

    Important Stations and Airports for this connection

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    Edinburgh
    Belfast Lanyon Place is the most popular Belfast railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Belfast for your trip to Edinburgh.
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