Dover to Edinburgh train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Dover to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Jun 23


Fastest Journey

7 h 32 m


7 h 38 m

Trains per day



612 km

Cheap train tickets from Dover to start from $123 with an average ticket price of $138.

The fastest train from Dover to takes 7h 32m in comparison to an average duration of 7h 38m and covers a distance of 612 km.

3 trains that leave Dover for every day with 3 travelling directly.

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London North Eastern Railway
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London North Eastern Railway
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Overview: Train from Dover to Edinburgh

distanceDistance379 miles (612 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price$142 (€125)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersEast Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from Dover to Edinburgh cover the 379 miles (612 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 57 min with our travel partners like East Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains or Caledonian Sleeper. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $142 (€125), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $87 (€76). Travelers depart most frequently from Dover Priory and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

FAQs: Trains from Dover to Edinburgh

FAQs: Travel by train from Dover 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 Dover to Edinburgh.
Cheap train tickets from Dover to Edinburgh can start from as little as $87 (€76) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Dover to Edinburgh is $142 (€125); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Dover to Edinburgh is 5 h 57 min   to travel the 379 mile (612 km) long route. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner to search for a specific date.
The first train from Dover to Edinburgh leaves at 4: 58 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Dover to Edinburgh leaves at 3: 20 PM.
For the route from Dover to Edinburgh you can take a train with East Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains or Caledonian Sleeper. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Edinburgh from Dover on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, you can take a night train from Dover to Edinburgh with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Dover, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Dover Priory and Dover, Town Centre (Pencester Rd). When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your route in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Park and Edinburgh Gateway.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Dover Priory, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Dover to Edinburgh by train is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Dover and Edinburgh including taking a bus, train or flight.

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