How to travel from Hamilton to Edinburgh

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Travel Information between Hamilton and Edinburgh

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$16 - $16
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $16 (€14) • 1 h 24 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $16 (€14) • 1 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesScotRail

Travel 35 miles (56 km) by train or bus from Hamilton to Edinburgh. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are ScotRail among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Hamilton to Edinburgh.

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from Hamilton to Edinburgh

How to get from Hamilton to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Hamilton to Edinburgh is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Find the best route from Hamilton to Edinburgh with Omio's travel partners ScotRail and CrossCountry! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

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.

    FAQs: Travel from Hamilton to Edinburgh

    FAQs: Travel 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 Hamilton to Edinburgh.

    You can get to Edinburgh from Hamilton 2 different ways: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to go to Edinburgh from Hamilton is by taking a train, which costs on average $16 (€14).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Hamilton to Edinburgh:

    Taking a train costs $1 (€1) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $16 (€14).

    The quickest way to travel between Hamilton and Edinburgh is by train, which takes on average 1 h 24 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Bus takes on average 1 h 42 min.

    You should expect to travel around 35 miles (56 km) between Hamilton and Edinburgh.

    The average frequency per day from Hamilton to Edinburgh is:

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Hamilton and Edinburgh as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Hamilton to Edinburgh:

      • Buses from Hamilton to Edinburgh most often leave from Hamilton, Bus Station (Interchange) and arrive in Edinburgh, Bus Station.
      • Trains mostly depart from Hamilton Central and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

      The following travel companies offer services from Hamilton to Edinburgh:

      • ScotRail or CrossCountry can get you to Edinburgh by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with CrossCountry from Hamilton to Edinburgh for $16 (€14) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Hamilton to Edinburgh with the following travel companies:

      • Direct train with.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Edinburgh as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Hamilton and Edinburgh.

      Looking to extend your trip from Hamilton to Edinburgh? Many Omio customers who go from Hamilton to Edinburgh usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow, Inverness, Manchester or Aberdeen. If you're looking to explore London, Glasgow, Inverness, Manchester or Aberdeen from Edinburgh, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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