Edinburgh to Thurso train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Thurso

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The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh to Thurso is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

First ScotRail Service
08:37AMEdinburgh9h12 05:49PMThurso
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First ScotRail Service
01:30PMEdinburgh8h49 10:19PMThurso
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Train schedule from Edinburgh to Thurso

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, March 27
First ScotRail Service
08:37AMEdinburgh9h12 05:49PMThurso
1 transfer
First ScotRail Service
01:30PMEdinburgh8h49 10:19PMThurso
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Thurso

Showing times and prices for Mar 27

Fastest Journey

8 h 49 m

Average

9 h

Trains per day

2

Distance

294 km

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

First ScotRail Service
01:30PMEdinburgh8h49 10:19PMThurso
1 transfer
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First ScotRail Service
08:37AMEdinburgh9h12 05:49PMThurso
1 transfer
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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Thurso

distanceDistance182 miles (294 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesScotrail or LNER

Trains from Edinburgh to Thurso cover the 182 miles (294 km) long trip taking on average 14 h 32 min with our travel partners like Scotrail or LNER. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Thurso.

Train companies: ScotRail from Edinburgh to Thurso trains

Travel between Edinburgh and Thurso on ScotRail trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

ScotRail

ScotRail tickets between Edinburgh and Thurso are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with ScotRail between Edinburgh and Thurso all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current ScotRail train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 182 miles (294 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the ScotRail 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 Thurso routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best ScotRail Edinburgh to Thurso train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the ScotRail 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 Thurso with ScotRail!

ScotRail from Edinburgh to Thurso train information:

  • Average Duration: 10 h 38 min
  • ScotRail frequency: 2 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Thurso

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Thurso 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 Thurso.
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When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Edinburgh and Thurso by train to be approximately 182 miles (294 km).
On average the Edinburgh to Thurso train time is 14 h 32 min  covering the 182 mile (294 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0.4 miles (660 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Thurso and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (367 m) from the train station to the city center in Thurso.

When taking a train from Edinburgh to Thurso, you can count on Scotrail or LNER for the best way to get you to Thurso. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Edinburgh to Thurso and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Edinburgh to Thurso. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Edinburgh to Thurso leaves at 8: 37 AM. The last train departing from Edinburgh to Thurso leaves at 7: 39 PM. You can find the latest Edinburgh to Thurso train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this connection

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Thurso
The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your journey from Edinburgh to Thurso.
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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 Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
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