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£48Avanti West Coast
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Train Information between Edinburgh and Nottingham

distanceDistance222 miles (358 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price£85 (€96)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway or Cross Country

Trains from Edinburgh to Nottingham cover the 222 miles (358 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 27 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £85, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £42. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Nottingham.

Train companies

Travel with CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Nottingham

Travel from Edinburgh to Nottingham from £42 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

CrossCountry

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

Book your CrossCountry Edinburgh to Nottingham train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry’s up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Edinburgh to Nottingham routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Edinburgh and Nottingham is 222 miles (358 km), and the best price for a one-way Edinburgh - Nottingham CrossCountry train ticket starts at £84 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!

  • Average Price: £84

CrossCountry has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your CrossCountry tickets between Edinburgh and Nottingham and when travelling by train:

  • 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 Nottingham

Trains from Edinburgh to Nottingham take approximately four and a half to five hours to make the journey on routes operated by Virgin trains East Coast and CrossCountry. Trains start at around 5:30 a.m. followed by up to three departures an hour until the last train leaves at about 6:00 p.m. The route involves connections at places such as Newark, Doncaster, Derby, Sheffield and Grantham. A slightly reduced timetable operates on Sundays.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Edinburgh to Nottingham?

Departure Station:Trains from Edinburgh to Nottingham depart from Waverley Station. This attractive listed building can be found in Edinburgh's Old Town district. It is served by local buses, a shuttle bus to Edinburgh Airport and has a taxi rank, car park and bicycle stands.

Arrival Station:Nottingham Station is just a short walk of five minutes from the city centre and is served by taxis, local buses and the Skylink shuttle service to the East Midlands Airport. The station has bicycle stands and car parking.

Travel Tips

Trains from Edinburgh to Nottingham
Travel by train to Nottingham 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 Nottingham.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Nottingham from Edinburgh cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Nottingham from Edinburgh to cost as little as £42  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Edinburgh to Nottingham on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Nottingham from Edinburgh is £85  one way.
How far is it from Edinburgh to Nottingham by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Edinburgh and Nottingham via train to be approximately 222 miles (358 km).
How many hours does it take from Edinburgh to Nottingham by train?
The train time from Edinburgh to Nottingham is on average 4 h 27 min  for the 222 miles (358 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Nottingham from Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Edinburgh to Nottingham train leave from? Which Nottingham train station do I come into from Edinburgh?

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

Where is the departure train station in Edinburgh located? Where is the arrival train station in Nottingham 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 Nottingham and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Nottingham.

What train companies go from Edinburgh to Nottingham?
If you're looking for trains from Edinburgh to Nottingham, you can rely on London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country to get you to Nottingham. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Edinburgh to Nottingham route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there between Edinburgh and Nottingham a day?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Edinburgh to Nottingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Edinburgh to Nottingham?
The first train from Edinburgh to Nottingham leaves at 05: 48   and the last train for this leaves at 10: 05. Omio shows you the latest train from Edinburgh to Nottingham times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I buy train tickets between Edinburgh and Nottingham to score the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Edinburgh to Nottingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £85 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Nottingham from Edinburgh are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Nottingham
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 Nottingham.
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