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Cheap train tickets from Galashiels to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Jul 26

Cheapest

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

Scotrail
09:25AM0h58
Galashiels
10:23AMEdinburgh
$171One-way
0 transfers
Scotrail
10:54AM0h56
Galashiels
11:50AMEdinburgh
$171One-way
0 transfers
Scotrail
07:23AM0h54
Galashiels
08:17AMEdinburgh
$171One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Galashiels to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 26
Scotrail
09:25AM0h58
Galashiels
10:23AMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Scotrail
10:54AM0h56
Galashiels
11:50AMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Scotrail
07:23AM0h54
Galashiels
08:17AMEdinburgh
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Galashiels to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Jul 26

Fastest Journey

54 m

Average

56 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

45 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Galashiels for Edinburgh every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Scotrail
07:23AM0h54
Galashiels
08:17AMEdinburgh
$171One-way
0 transfers
Scotrail
10:54AM0h56
Galashiels
11:50AMEdinburgh
$171One-way
0 transfers
Scotrail
09:25AM0h58
Galashiels
10:23AMEdinburgh
$171One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Galashiels to Edinburgh

distanceDistance27 miles (44 km)
durationAverage train duration51 min
priceAverage train ticket price$17 (€15)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesScotRail

Trains from Galashiels to Edinburgh cover the 27 miles (44 km) long trip taking on average 51 min with our travel partners like ScotRail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $17 (€15), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $8 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Galashiels and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: ScotRail from Galashiels to Edinburgh trains

For as little as $8 (€7) you can travel by train between Galashiels and Edinburgh with ScotRail. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

ScotRail from Galashiels to Edinburgh train information:

  • Average Duration: 51 min
  • Cheapest Price: $8
  • ScotRail frequency: 25 a day

FAQs: Trains from Galashiels to Edinburgh

FAQs: Travel by train from Galashiels 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 Galashiels to Edinburgh.
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Cheap train tickets from Galashiels to Edinburgh can start from as little as $8 (€7) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Galashiels to Edinburgh is $17 (€15); 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 Galashiels to Edinburgh is 51 min   to travel the 27 mile (44 km) long journey, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Galashiels to Edinburgh leaves at 4: 53 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Galashiels to Edinburgh leaves at 7: 52 PM.
Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day from Galashiels to Edinburgh with ScotRail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Take the Galashiels to Edinburgh train with ScotRail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route to Edinburgh from Galashiels as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 52 PM.

When departing from Galashiels, you have various train station options to start your route from including Galashiels, Galashiels, Transport Interchange and Galashiels (via Berwick). When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your journey in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Park and Edinburgh Gateway.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Galashiels, which is located around 0.6 miles (912 m) 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.

A day trip to Edinburgh from Galashiels is worth doing with a journey time of 51 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Galashiels to Edinburgh is April.
You have options as you can travel to Edinburgh from Galashiels 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Galashiels and Edinburgh

Galashiels
Edinburgh
The major railway station for departures from Galashiels is Galashiels. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Galashiels for your journey to Edinburgh from Galashiels.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the transport interchange opposite the station
The major train station for arrivals in Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your journey to Edinburgh from Galashiels.
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Ticket Office Hours
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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