The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Northampton to Edinburgh will cost around £ 130 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 108.
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5 h 4 m
5 h 28 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Northampton to Edinburgh without changing at least once.
|Distance||272 miles (438 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 51 min|
|Average train ticket price||£103 (€117)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Avanti West Coast|
Trains from Northampton to Edinburgh cover the 272 miles (438 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 51 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £103, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £82. Travellers depart most frequently from Northampton and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
There are no direct trains from Northampton to Edinburgh but there are regular indirect connections, requiring two changes. Weekday services begin with early morning London Midland departures to Rugby, connecting with Virgin trains services to Carlisle for TransPennine Express trains to Edinburgh. Alternative routes require changes at Milton Keynes Central and Crewe. There are connections roughly every hour until late afternoon. Later journeys are possible but require three or more changes. Journey times are around 5 hours and 15 minutes for most connections. Trains from Northampton to Edinburgh depart from Northampton Station, located west of the town centre, and arrive at Waverley Station, in central Edinburgh.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Northampton to Edinburgh Waverley.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Northampton and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Edinburgh most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.
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