The cheapest trains from Edinburgh to Belfast

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Cheapest

$50

Average

$50

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Edinburgh to Belfast will cost around $ 50 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 50.

Cheapest
09:45AMEdinburgh Waverley2h20 12:05PMAyr
1 changes
$501One-way
Cheapest
09:27AMEdinburgh Waverley3h08 12:35PMAyr
1 changes
$501One-way

Timetable Edinburgh to Belfast

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09:27AMEdinburgh Waverley3h08 12:35PMAyr
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09:45AMEdinburgh Waverley2h20 12:05PMAyr
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Thu
Sep 23
$50Scotrail
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$113easyJet
Fri
Sep 24
$51Scotrail
$44National Express
$103easyJet
Sat
Sep 25
$51Scotrail
$44National Express
$81easyJet
Sun
Sep 26
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$44National Express
$49easyJet
Mon
Sep 27
$51Scotrail
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$49easyJet
Tue
Sep 28
$50Scotrail
$44National Express
$61easyJet
Wed
Sep 29
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$44National Express
$49easyJet
Thu
Sep 30
$50Scotrail
$44National Express
$61easyJet
Fri
Oct 1
$50Scotrail
$44National Express
$61easyJet
Sat
Oct 2
$51Scotrail
$45National Express
$54easyJet
Sun
Oct 3
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$45National Express
$48easyJet
Mon
Oct 4
$51Scotrail
$45National Express
$49easyJet
Tue
Oct 5
$51Scotrail
$44National Express
$49easyJet
Wed
Oct 6
$51Scotrail
$45National Express
$50easyJet
Thu
Oct 7
$50Scotrail
$44National Express
$49easyJet
Fri
Oct 8
$51Scotrail
$44National Express
$49easyJet
Sat
Oct 9
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$45National Express
$54easyJet
Sun
Oct 10
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$45National Express
$66easyJet
Mon
Oct 11
$51Scotrail
$45National Express
$54easyJet
Tue
Oct 12
$51Scotrail
$44National Express
$49easyJet

The fastest trains from Edinburgh to Belfast

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

2 h 44 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

231 km

It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Belfast without transferring at least once.

Fastest
09:45AMEdinburgh Waverley2h20 12:05PMAyr
1 changes
$501One-way
09:27AMEdinburgh Waverley3h08 12:35PMAyr
1 changes
$501One-way

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Train Information to Belfast from Edinburgh

distanceDistance143 miles (230 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$51 (€41)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesScotrail

Trains from Edinburgh to Belfast cover the 143 miles (230 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 20 min with our travel partners like Scotrail. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $51 (€41), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $50 (€41). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Belfast Central.

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Trains from Edinburgh to Belfast
Travel by train to Belfast 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 Edinburgh to Belfast.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Edinburgh and Belfast cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Edinburgh to Belfast to cost as little as $50 (€41)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Belfast from Edinburgh?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Edinburgh to Belfast train to cost on average $51 (€41)  one way.
What is the distance from Edinburgh to Belfast by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Edinburgh to Belfast by train to be approximately 143 miles (230 km).
How long is the train ride to Belfast from Edinburgh?
On average the Edinburgh to Belfast train time is 2 h 20 min  covering the 143 miles (230 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Edinburgh to Belfast do I depart from? Which Belfast train station from Edinburgh do I arrive in?

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. When arriving in Belfast, you can end your journey in train stations like Belfast Central and Belfast Port.

Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley   to Belfast Central   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Edinburgh train station to Belfast? Where is the Belfast train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival train station in Belfast, called Belfast Central, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.

Which train companies can take me between Edinburgh and Belfast?
For the best Edinburgh to Belfast train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Scotrail. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Belfast from Edinburgh to compare what amenities they may offer.
When is the earliest train from Edinburgh to Belfast? When is the last train from Edinburgh to Belfast?
The earliest train departing from Edinburgh to Belfast leaves at 8: 27 AM. The last train departing from Edinburgh to Belfast leaves at 8: 45 AM. You can find the latest Edinburgh to Belfast train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy train tickets from Edinburgh to Belfast to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Edinburgh to Belfast is on average $51 (€41) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Edinburgh to Belfast available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Belfast
Edinburgh Waverley
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.