The cheapest trains from Edinburgh to Belfast

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Cheapest

£37

Average

£37

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 Edinburgh to Belfast will cost around £ 37 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 37.

Cheapest
09:45Edinburgh Waverley2h50 12:35Ayr
1 changes
£371One-way
Cheapest
09:28Edinburgh Waverley3h07 12:35Ayr
1 changes
£371One-way

Timetable Edinburgh to Belfast

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09:28Edinburgh Waverley3h07 12:35Ayr
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09:45Edinburgh Waverley2h50 12:35Ayr
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Sat
23 Oct
£37Scotrail
£32National Express
£83easyJet
Sun
24 Oct
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£49easyJet
Mon
25 Oct
£37Scotrail
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£42easyJet
Tue
26 Oct
£37Scotrail
£32National Express
£39easyJet
Wed
27 Oct
£37Scotrail
£32National Express
£36easyJet
Thu
28 Oct
£37Scotrail
£32National Express
£38easyJet
Fri
29 Oct
£37Scotrail
£32National Express
£62easyJet
Sat
30 Oct
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£91easyJet
Sun
31 Oct
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£32National Express
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Mon
1 Nov
£37Scotrail
£32National Express
£34easyJet
Tue
2 Nov
£37Scotrail
£32National Express
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Wed
3 Nov
£36Scotrail
£32National Express
£31easyJet
Thu
4 Nov
£37Scotrail
£32National Express
£32easyJet
Fri
5 Nov
£37Scotrail
£32National Express
£56easyJet
Sat
6 Nov
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£32National Express
£42easyJet
Mon
8 Nov
£37Scotrail
£32National Express
£32easyJet
Tue
9 Nov
£37Scotrail
£32National Express
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Wed
10 Nov
£36Scotrail
£32National Express
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Thu
11 Nov
£37Scotrail
£32National Express
£31easyJet

The fastest trains from Edinburgh to Belfast

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 50 m

Average

2 h 58 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

231 km

It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Belfast without changing at least once.

Fastest
09:45Edinburgh Waverley2h50 12:35Ayr
1 changes
£371One-way
09:28Edinburgh Waverley3h07 12:35Ayr
1 changes
£371One-way

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Train Information from Edinburgh to Belfast

distanceDistance143 miles (230 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£37 (€41)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesScotrail

Trains from Edinburgh to Belfast cover the 143 miles (230 km) long route taking on average 2 h 20 min with our travel partners like Scotrail. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £37, but the average price of train tickets is £37. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Belfast Central.

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Trains from Edinburgh to Belfast
Travel by train to Belfast 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 Edinburgh to Belfast.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train between Edinburgh and Belfast cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Belfast from Edinburgh for as little as £37  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets to Belfast from Edinburgh?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Edinburgh to Belfast train price to come in at an average of £37  one way.
How many miles is it from Edinburgh to Belfast by train?
The train distance from Edinburgh to Belfast is around 143 miles (230 km).
How long is the train journey to Belfast from Edinburgh?
On average the Edinburgh to Belfast train time is 2 h 20 min  covering the 143 miles (230 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station from Edinburgh to Belfast do I depart from? Which Belfast train station from Edinburgh do I arrive in?

Some of the Edinburgh train stations to Belfast you can start your journey from include Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Belfast include Belfast Central and Belfast Port.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arriving in Belfast Central.

Where is the departure train station in Edinburgh located? Where is the arrival train station in Belfast located?

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

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Belfast Central and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in Belfast.

Which train providers should I travel with from Edinburgh to Belfast?
Take the Edinburgh to Belfast train with Scotrail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Edinburgh and Belfast as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When can I take the first train from Edinburgh to Belfast? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first train from Edinburgh to Belfast leaves at 08: 27   and the last train for this leaves at 09: 45. Omio shows you the latest train from Edinburgh to Belfast times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I buy Edinburgh to Belfast train tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase Edinburgh to Belfast train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £37. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Belfast from Edinburgh. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Belfast
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your journey to Belfast.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59 | Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN