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Train Information to Skipton from Edinburgh

distanceDistance144 miles (233 km)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Skipton cover the 144 miles (233 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 33 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Skipton.

Travel Tips

Trains from Edinburgh to Skipton
Travel by train to Skipton 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 Skipton.
How far is it from Edinburgh to Skipton by train?
The Edinburgh to Skipton train distance is approximately 144 miles (233 km).
How long is the train journey between Edinburgh and Skipton?
On average the train from Edinburgh to Skipton duration is 4 h 33 min  for the 144 miles (233 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Edinburgh and arrival train station in Skipton?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Skipton.

Where is the train station in Edinburgh to go to Skipton? Where is the train station in Skipton located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.2 miles (429 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Skipton, located 0.4 miles (637 m) away from the city centre.

How many train services per day are there from Edinburgh to Skipton?
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Skipton is 9 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 Skipton from Edinburgh.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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