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.
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5 h 22 m
5 h 36 m
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Of the 7 trains that leave Northampton for Edinburgh every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||272 miles (438 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 13 min|
|Average train ticket price||£71 (€80)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Cross Country|
Trains from Northampton to Edinburgh cover the 272 miles (438 km) long route taking on average 5 h 13 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £48, but the average price of train tickets is £71. Travellers depart most frequently from Northampton and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
For as little as £48 you can travel by train from Northampton to Edinburgh with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Northampton to Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Looking for trains between Northampton and Edinburgh? CrossCountry is one of the best companies to travel with on the 272 miles (438 km) trip from Northampton to Edinburgh. As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio quickly shows you the latest CrossCountry train timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Northampton to Edinburgh routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Northampton to Edinburgh, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Northampton - Edinburgh train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with CrossCountry!
Northampton to Edinburgh train information with CrossCountry:
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 board the train most frequently from Northampton, which is located around 2 miles (3.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (659 m) away from the city centre.
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