Cairnryan to Edinburgh train

Fri, 31 May
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Cheap train tickets from Cairnryan to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 31 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Scotrail
15:013h54
Girvan station (GIR)
18:55Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£351One-way
4 changes
Cheapest
Scotrail
11:024h20
Girvan station (GIR)
15:22Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£351One-way
4 changes
Cheapest
Scotrail
10:244h06
Girvan station (GIR)
14:30Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£351One-way
4 changes
Cheapest
Scotrail
14:053h52
Girvan station (GIR)
17:57Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£351One-way
4 changes
Cheapest
Scotrail
12:593h49
Girvan station (GIR)
16:48Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£351One-way
2 changes

Train timetableCairnryan to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 31 May
Scotrail
09:013h59
Girvan station (GIR)
13:00Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
2 changes
Scotrail
09:434h47
Stranraer station (STR)
14:30Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
4 changes
Scotrail
10:244h06
Girvan station (GIR)
14:30Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
4 changes
Scotrail
11:024h20
Girvan station (GIR)
15:22Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
4 changes
Scotrail
12:593h49
Girvan station (GIR)
16:48Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
2 changes
Scotrail
14:053h52
Girvan station (GIR)
17:57Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
4 changes
Scotrail
15:013h54
Girvan station (GIR)
18:55Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
4 changes
Scotrail
18:084h26
Stranraer station (STR)
22:34Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
3 changes

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Train times from Cairnryan to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 31 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 49 m

Average

4 h 9 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

158 km

To travel from Cairnryan to Edinburgh you need to make at least 2 changes.

Fastest
Scotrail
12:593h49
Girvan station (GIR)
16:48Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£351One-way
2 changes
Scotrail
14:053h52
Girvan station (GIR)
17:57Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£351One-way
4 changes
Scotrail
15:013h54
Girvan station (GIR)
18:55Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£351One-way
4 changes
Scotrail
09:013h59
Girvan station (GIR)
13:00Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£351One-way
2 changes
Scotrail
10:244h06
Girvan station (GIR)
14:30Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£351One-way
4 changes

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Overview: Train from Cairnryan to Edinburgh

distanceDistance98 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price£33 (€36)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersScotRail

Trains from Cairnryan to Edinburgh cover the 98 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 8 min with our travel partners like ScotRail. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £33, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £32. Travellers depart most frequently from Cairnryan and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Trains from Cairnryan to Edinburgh

There is no railway station in the coastal village of Cairnryan. Visitors wishing to travel by rail from Cairnryan to Edinburgh must first take the bus to Stranraer, six miles to the north. The bus takes around 20 minutes. There are no direct trains to Edinburgh from Stranraer; all services require between one and three changes. The first service of the day leaves Stranraer at 7:02 a.m. and arrives into Edinburgh at 10:51 a.m. The last service departs Stranraer at 7:03 p.m. and arrives into Edinburgh at 11:14 p.m. Services take between 3 hours 38 minutes and 4 hours 11 minutes to complete the journey to Edinburgh.

FAQs: Cairnryan to Edinburgh train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cairnryan 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 Cairnryan to Edinburgh.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cairnryan to Edinburgh can start from as little as £32 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cairnryan to Edinburgh is £33; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Cairnryan and Edinburgh is on average 3 h 8 min   for the 98 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Cairnryan to Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cairnryan to Edinburgh leaves at 06: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cairnryan to Edinburgh leaves at 20: 30.
For the best Cairnryan to Edinburgh train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with ScotRail. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Cairnryan and Edinburgh to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 30.

When departing from Cairnryan, you have various train station options to start your route from including Cairnryan and Cairnryan, A77 (Claddyburn Terr). When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your trip in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cairnryan, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) 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.

The cheapest month for a train from Cairnryan to Edinburgh is February.
You have options as you can travel to Edinburgh from Cairnryan 2 different ways: coach or train.

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