Edinburgh to Plymouth train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for Jun 27

Cheapest

156

Average

189

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.

London North Eastern Railway
09:00AMEdinburgh9h20 06:20PMPlymouth
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1561One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:30AMEdinburgh8h50 06:20PMPlymouth
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1561One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:30AMEdinburgh8h46 05:16PMPlymouth
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1591One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:30AMEdinburgh8h42 04:12PMPlymouth
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1601One-way
Cross Country
07:08AMEdinburgh9h27 04:35PMPlymouth
0 transfers
3151One-way

Train schedule from Edinburgh to Plymouth

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, June 27
Cross Country
07:08AMEdinburgh9h27 04:35PMPlymouth
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London North Eastern Railway
07:30AMEdinburgh8h42 04:12PMPlymouth
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London North Eastern Railway
08:30AMEdinburgh8h46 05:16PMPlymouth
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London North Eastern Railway
09:00AMEdinburgh9h20 06:20PMPlymouth
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London North Eastern Railway
09:30AMEdinburgh8h50 06:20PMPlymouth
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for Jun 27

Fastest Journey

8 h 42 m

Average

9 h 1 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

624 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Edinburgh for Plymouth every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
07:30AMEdinburgh8h42 04:12PMPlymouth
0 transfers
1601One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:30AMEdinburgh8h46 05:16PMPlymouth
0 transfers
1591One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:30AMEdinburgh8h50 06:20PMPlymouth
0 transfers
1561One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:00AMEdinburgh9h20 06:20PMPlymouth
0 transfers
1561One-way
Cross Country
07:08AMEdinburgh9h27 04:35PMPlymouth
0 transfers
3151One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Plymouth

distanceDistance386 miles (623 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price$278 (€248)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or First Great Western Service

Trains from Edinburgh to Plymouth cover the 386 miles (623 km) long route taking on average 8 h 44 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $278 (€248), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $154 (€138). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Plymouth.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Great Western Rail from Edinburgh to Plymouth trains

Buy your official CrossCountry and Great Western Rail train tickets from Edinburgh to Plymouth from $154 (€138) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

Great Western Rail
CrossCountry

Great Western Rail tickets to Plymouth from Edinburgh are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with Great Western Rail between Edinburgh and Plymouth all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Great Western Rail train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 386 miles (623 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the Great Western Rail train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Edinburgh to Plymouth routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Great Western Rail Edinburgh to Plymouth train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Great Western Rail train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Plymouth with Great Western Rail!

Great Western Rail from Edinburgh to Plymouth train information:

  • Average Duration: 11 h 52 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 2 a day

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

Find the perfect CrossCountry train from Edinburgh to Plymouth for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Edinburgh to Plymouth. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 386 miles (623 km) on this journey and your CrossCountry Edinburgh to Plymouth train ticket can cost as little as $340 (€304) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets from Edinburgh to Plymouth in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

Edinburgh to Plymouth train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 10 h 11 min
  • Average Price: $340
  • CrossCountry frequency: 4 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Plymouth

Travel by train to Plymouth 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 Plymouth.
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Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Plymouth from Edinburgh for the next 7 days starting from $154 (€138)  one way.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $278 (€248)  for a train ticket between Edinburgh and Plymouth.
The distance to Plymouth from Edinburgh by train is approximately 386 miles (623 km).
On average the Edinburgh to Plymouth train travel time is 8 h 44 min  for the 386 miles (623 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. When arriving in Plymouth, you can end your route in train stations like Plymouth and Plymouth.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city center of Edinburgh.

The most popular arrival train station, Plymouth, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center of Plymouth.

When taking a train from Edinburgh to Plymouth, you can count on Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or First Great Western Service for the best way to get you to Plymouth. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Edinburgh to Plymouth and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 7 trains a day from Edinburgh to Plymouth. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Edinburgh to Plymouth train departs at 7: 07 AM   and the last train from Edinburgh to Plymouth leaves at 1: 00 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Edinburgh to Plymouth on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
You can find trains to Plymouth from Edinburgh to cost on average $278 (€248) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Edinburgh to Plymouth train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Plymouth
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your trip to Plymouth.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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