Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Motherwell

Showing times and prices for 29 Jan

Cheapest

£12

Average

£14

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 Motherwell will cost around £ 14 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 12.

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10:28Edinburgh Waverley1h18 11:46Motherwell
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£121One-way
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09:06Edinburgh Waverley1h31 10:37Motherwell
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£121One-way
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08:05Edinburgh Waverley1h32 09:37Motherwell
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£121One-way
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10:03Edinburgh Waverley1h34 11:37Motherwell
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£121One-way
08:15Edinburgh Waverley1h55 10:10Motherwell
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£211One-way

Train schedule Edinburgh to Motherwell

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08:05Edinburgh Waverley1h32 09:37Motherwell
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08:15Edinburgh Waverley1h55 10:10Motherwell
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09:06Edinburgh Waverley1h31 10:37Motherwell
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10:03Edinburgh Waverley1h34 11:37Motherwell
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10:28Edinburgh Waverley1h18 11:46Motherwell
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Motherwell

Showing times and prices for 29 Jan

Fastest Journey

1 h 18 m

Average

1 h 34 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

53 km

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

Fastest
10:28Edinburgh Waverley1h18 11:46Motherwell
1 changes
£121One-way
09:06Edinburgh Waverley1h31 10:37Motherwell
1 changes
£121One-way
08:05Edinburgh Waverley1h32 09:37Motherwell
1 changes
£121One-way
10:03Edinburgh Waverley1h34 11:37Motherwell
1 changes
£121One-way
08:15Edinburgh Waverley1h55 10:10Motherwell
2 changes
£211One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Motherwell

distanceDistance32 miles (52 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price£12 (€14)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Edinburgh to Motherwell cover the 32 miles (52 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 32 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £12, but the average price of train tickets is £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Motherwell.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Edinburgh to Motherwell

Find the best trains to Motherwell from Edinburgh with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £12. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

CrossCountry

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

Find cheap tickets for CrossCountry trains from Edinburgh to Motherwell on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Edinburgh to Motherwell train timetable from CrossCountry, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 32 miles (52 km) journey from Edinburgh to Motherwell, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains from Edinburgh to Motherwell in the Omio app, you can check to see if the CrossCountry trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the CrossCountry train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Motherwell from Edinburgh and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Edinburgh to Motherwell with CrossCountry!

    When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets between Edinburgh and Motherwell don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Trains from Edinburgh to Motherwell

    CrossCountry Trains and ScotRail offer direct trains from Edinburgh to Motherwell. Daily schedules begin with an early morning departure, and continue with hourly services throughout the day, until the final train from the capital leaves in late evening. Additional indirect services require a change at Bellshill. Journey times range from 40 minutes for the fastest direct trains to around an hour and 30 minutes for indirect routes. Sunday trains from Edinburgh to Motherwell are less frequent, with the first direct service leaving just after 10:00 a.m. Departures are from Edinburgh Waverley Station in the city centre, arriving at Motherwell Station, just north of the town centre.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Motherwell

    Travel by train to Motherwell 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 Motherwell.
    FAQs

    How much do cheap train tickets to Motherwell from Edinburgh cost?

    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Edinburgh and Motherwell for the next 7 days starting from £12  one way.

    How much is a train ticket from Edinburgh to Motherwell?

    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Edinburgh and Motherwell is £12  one way.

    What is the distance between Edinburgh and Motherwell via train?

    You should expect to travel around 32 miles (52 km)  from Edinburgh to Motherwell by train.

    What is the average Edinburgh to Motherwell train duration?

    The Edinburgh to Motherwell train duration is on average 1 h 32 min, which is to be expected when travelling 32 miles (52 km) from Edinburgh to Motherwell. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

    What station does the Edinburgh to Motherwell train leave from? Which Motherwell train station do I come into from Edinburgh?

    Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Edinburgh Waverley   to Motherwell.

    Where is the train station in Edinburgh? Where is the train station in Motherwell?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh.

    The most popular arrival train station, Motherwell, is located 0.2 miles (311 m) away from the city centre of Motherwell.

    Which train providers can take me to Motherwell from Edinburgh?

    When taking a train from Edinburgh to Motherwell, you can count on Cross Country for the best way to get you to Motherwell. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Edinburgh to Motherwell and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    How many train services are there to Motherwell from Edinburgh a day?

    On average, there are 25 trains a day from Edinburgh to Motherwell. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    When is the earliest train from Edinburgh to Motherwell? When is the last train from Edinburgh to Motherwell?

    You can take the first train from Edinburgh to Motherwell at 09: 05   or take the last train from Edinburgh to Motherwell leaving at 09: 06. Look for the latest Edinburgh Motherwell train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

    How early should I book Edinburgh to Motherwell train tickets to get the best deals?

    If you buy Edinburgh to Motherwell train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £12. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Edinburgh to Motherwell. 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
    Motherwell
    The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your trip from Edinburgh to Motherwell.
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    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
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    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
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    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
    Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
    Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
    Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express