Edinburgh to Runcorn train

Sat, 15 Jun
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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Runcorn

Showing times and prices for 15 Jun

Cheapest

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

Avanti West Coast
06:523h33
Edinburgh
10:25Runcorn
£2331One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:523h33
Edinburgh
12:25Runcorn
£2331One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:523h33
Edinburgh
14:25Runcorn
£2331One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
12:523h33
Edinburgh
16:25Runcorn
£2331One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
14:523h33
Edinburgh
18:25Runcorn
£2331One-way
2 changes

Train timetableEdinburgh to Runcorn

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 15 June
TransPennine Express Service
06:134h37
Edinburgh
10:50Runcorn
3 changes
Avanti West Coast
06:523h33
Edinburgh
10:25Runcorn
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
06:523h50
Edinburgh
10:42Runcorn
1 change
TransPennine Express Service
08:104h40
Edinburgh
12:50Runcorn
3 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:523h33
Edinburgh
12:25Runcorn
2 changes

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Train times from Edinburgh to Runcorn

Showing times and prices for 15 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 33 m

Average

3 h 53 m

Trains per day

18

Distance

292 km

To travel from Edinburgh to Runcorn you need to make at least one change.

Avanti West Coast
06:523h33
Edinburgh
10:25Runcorn
£2331One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:523h33
Edinburgh
12:25Runcorn
£2331One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:523h33
Edinburgh
14:25Runcorn
£2331One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
12:523h33
Edinburgh
16:25Runcorn
£2331One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
14:523h33
Edinburgh
18:25Runcorn
£2331One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Runcorn

distanceDistance180 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price£98 (€111)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains or TransPennine Express

Trains from Edinburgh to Runcorn cover the 180 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 51 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £98, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £71. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Runcorn.

FAQs: Edinburgh to Runcorn train

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh to Runcorn 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 Runcorn.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Runcorn can start from as little as £71 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Runcorn is £98; 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 Runcorn train travel time is 3 h 51 min   for the 180 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Runcorn leaves at 07: 52. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Runcorn leaves at 15: 52.
There are 12 trains a day from Edinburgh to Runcorn which require at least one change with Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Edinburgh to Runcorn train with Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Runcorn from Edinburgh as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Park and Edinburgh Gateway. When arriving in Runcorn, you can end your journey in train stations like Runcorn and Runcorn East.

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 Runcorn, located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Runcorn from Edinburgh is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 51 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh to Runcorn by train is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Edinburgh to Runcorn including taking a train or coach.

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