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Train Information between Edinburgh and Swindon

distanceDistance308 miles (497 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 7 min
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Swindon cover the 308 miles (497 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 7 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Swindon.

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Trains from Edinburgh to Swindon
Travel by train to Swindon 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 Swindon.
What is the distance by train from Edinburgh to Swindon?
You should expect to travel around 308 miles (497 km)  between Edinburgh and Swindon by train.
How many hours does it take from Edinburgh to Swindon by train?
The train time to Swindon from Edinburgh is on average 6 h 7 min  for the 308 miles (497 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Swindon from Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Edinburgh to Swindon, which train station in Edinburgh do I depart from and which train station in Swindon do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Edinburgh to start your route from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. In Swindon you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Swindon and Swindon, Bus Station.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Swindon.

Where do I find the Edinburgh train station to Swindon? Where is the Swindon train station?

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 Swindon and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Swindon.

How many trains per day are there between Edinburgh and Swindon?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Edinburgh to Swindon. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Edinburgh to Swindon? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Edinburgh at 07: 30. The last train leaves from Edinburgh at 08: 17. Check Omio for the latest train times from Edinburgh to Swindon and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Edinburgh for your journey to Swindon.
Amenities at station
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