Canterbury to Edinburgh train

Thu, 23 May
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Cheap train tickets from Canterbury to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Cheapest

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

Lumo
08:136h58
Canterbury
15:11Edinburgh
£781One-way
0 changes
Lumo
09:476h54
Canterbury
16:41Edinburgh
£781One-way
0 changes
Lumo
18:236h25
Canterbury
00:48Edinburgh
£911One-way
0 changes

Train timetableCanterbury to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 23 May
Lumo
08:136h58
Canterbury
15:11Edinburgh
0 changes
Lumo
18:236h25
Canterbury
00:48Edinburgh
0 changes
Lumo
09:476h54
Canterbury
16:41Edinburgh
0 changes

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Train times from Canterbury to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Fastest Journey

6 h 25 m

Average

6 h 45 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

591 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Canterbury for Edinburgh every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Lumo
18:236h25
Canterbury
00:48Edinburgh
£911One-way
0 changes
Lumo
09:476h54
Canterbury
16:41Edinburgh
£781One-way
0 changes
Lumo
08:136h58
Canterbury
15:11Edinburgh
£781One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Canterbury to Edinburgh

distanceDistance366 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price£100 (€112)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEast Coast, Virgin Trains, Lumo, CrossCountry or Southeastern

Trains from Canterbury to Edinburgh cover the 366 miles long journey taking on average 5 h 57 min with our travel partners like East Coast, Virgin Trains, Lumo, CrossCountry or Southeastern. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £58, but the average price of train tickets is £100. Travellers depart most frequently from Canterbury West and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: East Coast, Virgin Trains and Lumo trains Canterbury to Edinburgh

Travel from Canterbury to Edinburgh from £89 with Omio’s train partners East Coast, Virgin Trains and Lumo! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

LNER is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local services. Its most popular routes include London to Edinburgh, London to Leeds, and London to York. LNER offers a variety of train types, including the Azuma, InterCity 225, and HST. The Azuma is a modern, high-speed train that offers comfortable seating and onboard Wi-Fi. The InterCity 225 is a classic train that offers a more traditional experience. The HST is a high-speed train that offers a smooth ride and plenty of legroom. LNER offers a variety of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak. Advance tickets are the cheapest option and must be booked in advance. Anytime tickets are more expensive but can be used at any time. Off-Peak tickets are the most affordable option for travelling during off-peak times. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. LNER also offers a range of discounts and special offers, making it an affordable and convenient way to travel.

East Coast from Canterbury to Edinburgh train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 33 min
  • Cheapest Price: £112

FAQs: Canterbury to Edinburgh train

FAQs: Travel by train from Canterbury 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 Canterbury to Edinburgh.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Canterbury to Edinburgh can start from as little as £58 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Canterbury to Edinburgh is £100; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Canterbury to Edinburgh train time is 5 h 57 min   covering the 366 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Canterbury to Edinburgh leaves at 05: 13. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Canterbury to Edinburgh leaves at 18: 23.
There are 8 trains a day from Canterbury to Edinburgh which require at least one change with East Coast, Virgin Trains, Lumo, CrossCountry or Southeastern. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Canterbury to Edinburgh train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with East Coast, Virgin Trains, Lumo, CrossCountry or Southeastern. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Canterbury to Edinburgh to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 23.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Canterbury West, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 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 Canterbury to Edinburgh is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Canterbury to Edinburgh including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Canterbury and Edinburgh

Canterbury
Edinburgh
Canterbury West is the most popular Canterbury railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Canterbury for your journey to Edinburgh.
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Phone Number
+44 3303339232
Public transport options for Canterbury West
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station forecourt
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Phone Number
+44 3303339232
Public transport options for Canterbury East
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement bus stop in Station Road East, opposite the station entrance.
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