Edinburgh to Motherwell train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Motherwell

Showing times and prices for 12 Aug

Cheapest

£12

Average

£12

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.

Scotrail
08:35Edinburgh2h02 10:37Motherwell
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£121One-way
Scotrail
07:27Edinburgh1h49 09:16Motherwell
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£121One-way
London North Eastern Railway
19:19Edinburgh0h43 20:02Motherwell
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£121One-way
Scotrail
08:26Edinburgh1h53 10:19Motherwell
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£121One-way
Scotrail
08:06Edinburgh1h31 09:37Motherwell
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£121One-way

Train schedule Edinburgh to Motherwell

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 12 August
Scotrail
07:27Edinburgh1h49 09:16Motherwell
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Scotrail
08:06Edinburgh1h31 09:37Motherwell
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Scotrail
08:26Edinburgh1h53 10:19Motherwell
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Scotrail
08:35Edinburgh2h02 10:37Motherwell
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London North Eastern Railway
19:19Edinburgh0h43 20:02Motherwell
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Scotrail
20:03Edinburgh1h38 21:41Motherwell
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Motherwell

Showing times and prices for 12 Aug

Fastest Journey

43 m

Average

1 h 36 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

53 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Edinburgh for Motherwell every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
19:19Edinburgh0h43 20:02Motherwell
0 changes
£121One-way
Scotrail
08:06Edinburgh1h31 09:37Motherwell
0 changes
£121One-way
Scotrail
20:03Edinburgh1h38 21:41Motherwell
0 changes
£121One-way
Scotrail
07:27Edinburgh1h49 09:16Motherwell
0 changes
£121One-way
Scotrail
08:26Edinburgh1h53 10:19Motherwell
0 changes
£121One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Motherwell

distanceDistance32 miles
durationAverage train duration39 min
priceAverage train ticket price£11 (€13)
frequencyTrain frequency24 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesScotrail, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Edinburgh to Motherwell cover the 32 miles long journey taking on average 39 min with our travel partners like Scotrail, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 24 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £11, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Motherwell.

Train providers: ScotRail and CrossCountry trains Edinburgh to Motherwell

Travel to Motherwell from Edinburgh from £8 with Omio’s train partners ScotRail and CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

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ScotRail

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

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket between Edinburgh and Motherwell online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Edinburgh to Motherwell as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains to Motherwell from Edinburgh start at £8 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 32 miles (52 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train to Motherwell from Edinburgh. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Edinburgh to Motherwell CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Motherwell train information:

  • Average Duration: 40 min
  • Average Price: £8
  • CrossCountry frequency: 2 a day

ScotRail is one of the best options when travelling by train to Motherwell from Edinburgh. Omio quickly shows you current ScotRail train timetables for the Edinburgh - Motherwell journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance from Edinburgh to Motherwell is around 32 miles (52 km) and the cheapest ScotRail one-way ticket you can book starts at £12. As you check the latest Edinburgh to Motherwell train timetable from ScotRail for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Motherwell safely. If you search for ScotRail tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect ScotRail ticket between Edinburgh and Motherwell so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

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
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Edinburgh and Motherwell for as little as £8  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Edinburgh to Motherwell train price to come in at an average of £11  one way.
The distance from Edinburgh to Motherwell by train is approximately 32 miles.
The train time from Edinburgh to Motherwell is on average 39 min  for the 32 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go to Motherwell from Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley   to Motherwell   most frequently for this route.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh.

The most popular arrival train station, Motherwell, is located 0.2 miles (396 m) away from the city centre of Motherwell.

If you're looking for trains from Edinburgh to Motherwell, you can rely on Scotrail, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway to get you to Motherwell. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Edinburgh to Motherwell journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Motherwell is 24 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Edinburgh to Motherwell train departs at 05: 26   and the last train from Edinburgh to Motherwell leaves at 22: 13. Check out the most up-to-date Edinburgh to Motherwell train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
You can find a train to Motherwell from Edinburgh to cost on average £11 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Edinburgh to Motherwell train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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 between Edinburgh and Motherwell.
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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.
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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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

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