The cheapest trains from Plymouth to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Oct 22

Cheapest

$398

Average

$448

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 Plymouth to Edinburgh will cost around $ 448 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 398.

Cheapest
10:14AMPlymouth8h58 07:12PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$3981One-way
Cheapest
08:13AMPlymouth9h01 05:14PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$3981One-way
09:27AMPlymouth8h11 05:38PMEdinburgh Waverley
2 changes
$4111One-way
09:27AMPlymouth8h41 06:08PMEdinburgh Waverley
0 changes
$4111One-way
08:35AMPlymouth8h48 05:23PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$6211One-way

COMPARE Prices across different modes

Fri
Oct 22
$398London North Eastern Railway
$91National Express
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Sat
Oct 23
$368Cross Country
$75National Express
$307Loganair
Tue
Oct 26
$162London North Eastern Railway
$30National Express
$140Loganair
Wed
Oct 27
$164London North Eastern Railway
$37National Express
$140Loganair

The fastest trains from Plymouth to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Oct 22

Fastest Journey

8 h 11 m

Average

8 h 43 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

624 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Plymouth for Edinburgh every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 624 km distance in an average of 8 h 43 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 8 h 11 m .

The slowest trains will take 9 h 1 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:27AMPlymouth8h11 05:38PMEdinburgh Waverley
2 changes
$4111One-way
09:27AMPlymouth8h41 06:08PMEdinburgh Waverley
0 changes
$4111One-way
08:35AMPlymouth8h48 05:23PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$6211One-way
10:14AMPlymouth8h58 07:12PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$3981One-way
08:13AMPlymouth9h01 05:14PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$3981One-way

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Train Information from Plymouth to Edinburgh

distanceDistance386 miles (623 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$298 (€242)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day

Trains from Plymouth to Edinburgh cover the 386 miles (623 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 48 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $298 (€242), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $162 (€131). Travelers depart most frequently from Plymouth and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Plymouth to Edinburgh?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Plymouth and Edinburgh for the next 7 days starting from $162 (€131)  one way.
What is the price of a train ticket from Plymouth to Edinburgh?
The train price to Edinburgh from Plymouth is on average $298 (€242)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
What is the distance to Edinburgh from Plymouth by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Edinburgh from Plymouth by train to be approximately 386 miles (623 km).
How long is a train to Edinburgh from Plymouth on average?
The Plymouth to Edinburgh train duration is on average 8 h 48 min, which is to be expected when traveling 386 miles (623 km) between Plymouth and Edinburgh. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which train station from Plymouth to Edinburgh do I depart from? Which Edinburgh train station from Plymouth do I arrive in?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Plymouth   and arriving in Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the train station in Plymouth? Where is the train station in Edinburgh?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Plymouth and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Edinburgh.

How many train services are there between Plymouth and Edinburgh a day?
On average, there are 7 trains a day from Plymouth to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Plymouth to Edinburgh? When is the last train from Plymouth to Edinburgh?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Plymouth at 7: 13 AM. The last train leaves from Plymouth at 10: 27 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Plymouth to Edinburgh and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book Plymouth to Edinburgh train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Plymouth to Edinburgh is on average $298 (€242) if you buy 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 Plymouth to Edinburgh available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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