Reading to Edinburgh train

Cheap train tickets from Reading to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Aug 17

Cheapest

105

Average

140

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
08:27AMReading6h48 03:15PMEdinburgh
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1051One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:10AMReading6h12 01:22PMEdinburgh
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1051One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:20AMReading5h57 03:17PMEdinburgh
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1071One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:57AMReading6h25 02:22PMEdinburgh
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1081One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:17AMReading5h58 03:15PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
1101One-way

Train schedule from Reading to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, August 17
London North Eastern Railway
07:10AMReading6h12 01:22PMEdinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
07:57AMReading6h25 02:22PMEdinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
08:27AMReading6h48 03:15PMEdinburgh
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Lumo
08:35AMReading5h38 02:13PMEdinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
08:47AMReading5h35 02:22PMEdinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
09:17AMReading5h58 03:15PMEdinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
09:20AMReading5h57 03:17PMEdinburgh
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Fastest train times from Reading to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Aug 17

Fastest Journey

5 h 35 m

Average

6 h 4 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

521 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Reading for Edinburgh every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
08:47AMReading5h35 02:22PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
2221One-way
Lumo
08:35AMReading5h38 02:13PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
2221One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:20AMReading5h57 03:17PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
1071One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:17AMReading5h58 03:15PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
1101One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:10AMReading6h12 01:22PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
1051One-way

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Overview: Train from Reading to Edinburgh

distanceDistance322 miles (520 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$194 (€180)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCaledonian Sleeper, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Reading to Edinburgh cover the 322 miles (520 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 38 min with our travel partners like Caledonian Sleeper, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $194 (€180), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $103 (€95). Travelers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Reading to Edinburgh trains

CrossCountry trains will get you to Edinburgh from Reading from $103 (€95). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

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

Looking to travel by train from Reading to Edinburgh? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with CrossCountry. Check Omio to see current CrossCountry train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Reading to Edinburgh train and book CrossCountry tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Reading and Edinburgh, you can expect to travel 322 miles (520 km) one-way with CrossCountry. If you search for trains between Reading and Edinburgh in the Omio app, you can check if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with CrossCountry, we do the work for you to get you safely to Edinburgh from Reading. Book that perfect Reading to Edinburgh train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with CrossCountry!

Reading to Edinburgh train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 17 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Reading 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 Reading to Edinburgh.
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If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Reading to Edinburgh trains for as little as $103 (€95)  in the next 7 days.
The Reading to Edinburgh train ticket price is on average $194 (€180)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The distance to Edinburgh from Reading by train is approximately 322 miles (520 km).
While the time it takes to travel 322 miles (520 km) to Edinburgh from Reading can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Reading to Edinburgh train journey time is on average 5 h 38 min.

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

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Reading, which is located around 0.2 miles (420 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (659 m) away from the city center.

When taking a train from Reading to Edinburgh, you can count on Caledonian Sleeper, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway for the best way to get you to Edinburgh. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Reading to Edinburgh and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 11 trains a day from Reading to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from Reading to Edinburgh at 5: 22 AM   or take the last train from Reading to Edinburgh leaving at 2: 18 PM. Look for the latest Reading to Edinburgh train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
The price of a one way train ticket from Reading to Edinburgh is on average $194 (€180) if you purchase 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 Reading to Edinburgh available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Reading
Edinburgh
Reading is the most popular Reading 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 Reading for your trip to Edinburgh.
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Public transit options for Reading
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the North side of the station
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Public transit options for Reading West
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Towards Reading: Bus Stop on Oxford Road under Railway Bridge. Heading away from Reading Bus Stop on Oxford Road, outside McDonalds.

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