Northampton to Edinburgh train

Cheap train tickets from Northampton to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Cheapest

£56

Average

£92

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.

Avanti West Coast
12:56Northampton5h25 18:21Edinburgh
0 changes
£561One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:39Northampton5h39 13:18Edinburgh
0 changes
£651One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:56Northampton5h22 15:18Edinburgh
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£681One-way
Transpennine Express
08:56Northampton5h42 14:38Edinburgh
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£1131One-way
Avanti West Coast
14:56Northampton5h28 20:24Edinburgh
0 changes
£1131One-way

Train schedule Northampton to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 27 May
Avanti West Coast
07:39Northampton5h39 13:18Edinburgh
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Transpennine Express
08:04Northampton5h25 13:29Edinburgh
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Avanti West Coast
08:25Northampton6h13 14:38Edinburgh
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Transpennine Express
08:56Northampton5h42 14:38Edinburgh
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:56Northampton5h22 15:18Edinburgh
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Avanti West Coast
12:56Northampton5h25 18:21Edinburgh
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Avanti West Coast
14:56Northampton5h28 20:24Edinburgh
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Fastest train times from Northampton to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Fastest Journey

5 h 22 m

Average

5 h 36 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

438 km

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.

Avanti West Coast
09:56Northampton5h22 15:18Edinburgh
0 changes
£681One-way
Transpennine Express
08:04Northampton5h25 13:29Edinburgh
0 changes
£1141One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:56Northampton5h25 18:21Edinburgh
0 changes
£561One-way
Avanti West Coast
14:56Northampton5h28 20:24Edinburgh
0 changes
£1131One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:39Northampton5h39 13:18Edinburgh
0 changes
£651One-way

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Overview: Train from Northampton to Edinburgh

distanceDistance272 miles (438 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price£71 (€80)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross 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.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Northampton to Edinburgh

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

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:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 46 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 5 a day

Trains from Northampton to Edinburgh

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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Northampton to Edinburgh

Travel by train to Edinburgh 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 Northampton to Edinburgh.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Edinburgh from Northampton for as low as £48  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Northampton to Edinburgh is £71  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Northampton to Edinburgh via train to be approximately 272 miles (438 km).
The train time to Edinburgh from Northampton is on average 5 h 13 min  for the 272 miles (438 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Northampton to Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

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.

For the journey from Northampton to Edinburgh you can take a train with Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Northampton and Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Northampton for Edinburgh is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Northampton to Edinburgh at 07: 04   or take the last train from Northampton to Edinburgh leaving at 17: 25. Look for the latest Northampton Edinburgh train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
If you buy Northampton to Edinburgh train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £71. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Northampton to Edinburgh. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Northampton
Edinburgh
The major railway station for departures from Northampton is Northampton. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Northampton for your trip from Northampton to Edinburgh.

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