Edinburgh to Motherwell train

Thu, 23 May
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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Motherwell

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Cheapest

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

Scotrail
17:051h29
Edinburgh
18:34Motherwell
£131One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
08:581h18
Edinburgh
10:16Motherwell
£131One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
10:200h42
Edinburgh
11:02Motherwell
£131One-way
0 changes

Train timetableEdinburgh to Motherwell

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 23 May
Scotrail
08:581h18
Edinburgh
10:16Motherwell
0 changes
Scotrail
10:200h42
Edinburgh
11:02Motherwell
0 changes
Scotrail
17:051h29
Edinburgh
18:34Motherwell
0 changes

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Train times from Edinburgh to Motherwell

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Fastest Journey

42 m

Average

1 h 9 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

53 km

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

Scotrail
10:200h42
Edinburgh
11:02Motherwell
£131One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
08:581h18
Edinburgh
10:16Motherwell
£131One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
17:051h29
Edinburgh
18:34Motherwell
£131One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Motherwell

distanceDistance32 miles
durationAverage train duration38 min
priceAverage train ticket price£12 (€14)
frequencyTrain frequency15 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersScotRail, CrossCountry or East Coast

Trains from Edinburgh to Motherwell cover the 32 miles long journey taking on average 38 min with our travel partners like ScotRail, CrossCountry or East Coast. Normally, there are 15 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £7, but the average price of train tickets is £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Motherwell.

Train providers: ScotRail, CrossCountry and East Coast trains Edinburgh to Motherwell

For as little as £12 you can travel by train between Edinburgh and Motherwell with ScotRail, CrossCountry and East Coast. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

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.

Train information from Edinburgh to Motherwell with ScotRail:

  • Average Duration: 42 min
  • Cheapest Price: £12
  • ScotRail frequency: 14 a day

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.

FAQs: Edinburgh to Motherwell train

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh 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
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Motherwell can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Motherwell is £12; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Edinburgh to Motherwell is on average 38 min   for the 32 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Edinburgh to Motherwell by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Motherwell leaves at 05: 25. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Motherwell leaves at 22: 13.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Edinburgh to Motherwell without having to change trains with ScotRail, CrossCountry or East Coast. There are 4 direct trains from Edinburgh to Motherwell each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the trip from Edinburgh to Motherwell you can take a train with ScotRail, CrossCountry or East Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Motherwell from Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 13.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Motherwell, located 0.2 miles (330 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Motherwell from Edinburgh is worth doing with a journey time of 38 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh to Motherwell by train is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Edinburgh to Motherwell including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Motherwell

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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
Edinburgh GatewayWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
Edinburgh, Airport

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