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Overview: Train from Gloucester to Edinburgh

distanceDistance284 miles (458 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price$217 (€180)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Gloucester to Edinburgh cover the 284 miles (458 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 29 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $217 (€180), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $133 (€110). Travelers depart most frequently from Gloucester and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: CrossCountry between Gloucester and Edinburgh

Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets to Edinburgh from Gloucester from $133 (€110) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular trip.


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

Find the perfect CrossCountry train between Gloucester and Edinburgh 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 Gloucester to Edinburgh. 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 284 miles (458 km) on this journey and your CrossCountry Gloucester to Edinburgh train ticket can cost as little as $133 (€110) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets between Gloucester and Edinburgh 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!

  • Average Price: $133

When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets between Gloucester and Edinburgh don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Gloucester to Edinburgh

Travel by train 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 Gloucester to Edinburgh.

How much are cheap trains from Gloucester to Edinburgh?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Gloucester and Edinburgh for as low as $133 (€110)  for the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train between Gloucester and Edinburgh?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $217 (€180)  for a train ticket between Gloucester and Edinburgh.

How far is it from Gloucester to Edinburgh by train?

The Gloucester to Edinburgh train distance is approximately 284 miles (458 km).

What is the Gloucester to Edinburgh train travel time?

The train time from Gloucester to Edinburgh is on average 5 h 29 min  for the 284 miles (458 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Edinburgh from Gloucester by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by train from Gloucester to Edinburgh, which train station in Gloucester do I depart from and which train station in Edinburgh do I arrive in?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Gloucester   to Edinburgh Waverley.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Gloucester and travel around 0.2 miles (317 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (429 m) from the train station to the city center in Edinburgh.

What train providers go from Gloucester to Edinburgh?

Take the Gloucester to Edinburgh train with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Edinburgh from Gloucester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there from Gloucester to Edinburgh?

The average number of trains departing Gloucester for Edinburgh is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Gloucester to Edinburgh? What time is the last train from Gloucester to Edinburgh?

The earliest train for this route departs from Gloucester at 10: 49 AM. The last train leaves from Gloucester at 11: 49 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Gloucester to Edinburgh and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase train tickets to Edinburgh from Gloucester to score the best deals?

If you book a train ticket from Gloucester to Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $217 (€180) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Gloucester and Edinburgh are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Gloucester is Gloucester. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Gloucester for your journey to Edinburgh from Gloucester.

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