Edinburgh to Plymouth train

Thu, 23 May
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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Cheapest

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

London North Eastern Railway
08:308h42
Edinburgh
17:12Plymouth
£1331One-way
0 changes
Lumo
09:248h53
Edinburgh
18:17Plymouth
£1431One-way
0 changes

Train timetableEdinburgh to Plymouth

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 23 May
Lumo
09:248h53
Edinburgh
18:17Plymouth
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:308h42
Edinburgh
17:12Plymouth
0 changes

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Train times from Edinburgh to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Fastest Journey

8 h 42 m

Average

8 h 47 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

624 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Edinburgh for Plymouth every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
08:308h42
Edinburgh
17:12Plymouth
£1331One-way
0 changes
Lumo
09:248h53
Edinburgh
18:17Plymouth
£1431One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Plymouth

distanceDistance386 miles
durationAverage train duration8 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price£159 (€178)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, East Coast, Great Western Rail, Lumo or Virgin Trains

Trains from Edinburgh to Plymouth cover the 386 miles long trip taking on average 8 h 28 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, East Coast, Great Western Rail, Lumo or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £159, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £71. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Plymouth.

Train providers: CrossCountry, East Coast and Great Western Rail trains Edinburgh to Plymouth

For as little as £92 you can travel by train from Edinburgh to Plymouth with CrossCountry, East Coast and Great Western Rail. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Great Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London Paddington to the West of England, South Wales and the Cotswolds. It also operates services from London Paddington to Oxford, Reading and Bristol. It offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and catering services. The most popular routes for Great Western Railway are London Paddington to Bristol, Reading and Oxford.

    FAQs: Edinburgh to Plymouth train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh to Plymouth 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 Plymouth.
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Plymouth can start from as little as £71 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Plymouth is £159; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    On average the Edinburgh to Plymouth train travel time is 8 h 28 min   for the 386 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Edinburgh to Plymouth leaves at 05: 23. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Edinburgh to Plymouth leaves at 14: 30.
    Yes, it is possible to travel from Edinburgh to Plymouth without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There are 8 direct trains from Edinburgh to Plymouth each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
    For the trip from Edinburgh to Plymouth you can take a train with CrossCountry, East Coast, Great Western Rail, Lumo or Virgin Trains. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Edinburgh and Plymouth on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    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 Plymouth, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

    The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh to Plymouth by train is November.
    You have options as you can travel between Edinburgh and Plymouth 3 different ways: coach, train or flight.

    Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Plymouth

    Edinburgh
    Plymouth
    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 to Plymouth from Edinburgh.
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    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.
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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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