Nottingham to Edinburgh train

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Cheap train tickets from Nottingham to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 21 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Nottingham to Edinburgh is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
17:175h04
Nottingham
22:21Edinburgh
£411One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
18:005h16
Nottingham
23:16Edinburgh
£1201One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
05:535h44
Nottingham
11:37Edinburgh
£1221One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:174h51
Nottingham
14:08Edinburgh
£1341One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:174h47
Nottingham
13:04Edinburgh
£1821One-way
0 changes

Train timetableNottingham to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 21 June
London North Eastern Railway
18:005h16
Nottingham
23:16Edinburgh
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
05:535h44
Nottingham
11:37Edinburgh
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
18:404h25
Nottingham
23:05Edinburgh
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
13:394h37
Nottingham
18:16Edinburgh
0 changes
Cross Country
10:174h44
Nottingham
15:01Edinburgh
0 changes

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Train times from Nottingham to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 21 Jun

Fastest Journey

4 h 25 m

Average

4 h 57 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

359 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Nottingham for Edinburgh every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
18:404h25
Nottingham
23:05Edinburgh
£1831One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
13:394h37
Nottingham
18:16Edinburgh
£1821One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:174h44
Nottingham
15:01Edinburgh
£1821One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:174h47
Nottingham
13:04Edinburgh
£1821One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:174h51
Nottingham
14:08Edinburgh
£1341One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Nottingham to Edinburgh

distanceDistance222 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price£128 (€145)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersEast Coast, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Nottingham to Edinburgh cover the 222 miles long route taking on average 4 h 25 min with our travel partners like East Coast, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £128, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £41. Travellers depart most frequently from Nottingham and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies: East Coast, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry trains Nottingham to Edinburgh

You can travel by train between Nottingham and Edinburgh with East Coast, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry for as low as £41. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

LNER is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local services. Its most popular routes include London to Edinburgh, London to Leeds, and London to York. LNER offers a variety of train types, including the Azuma, InterCity 225, and HST. The Azuma is a modern, high-speed train that offers comfortable seating and onboard Wi-Fi. The InterCity 225 is a classic train that offers a more traditional experience. The HST is a high-speed train that offers a smooth ride and plenty of legroom. LNER offers a variety of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak. Advance tickets are the cheapest option and must be booked in advance. Anytime tickets are more expensive but can be used at any time. Off-Peak tickets are the most affordable option for travelling during off-peak times. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. LNER also offers a range of discounts and special offers, making it an affordable and convenient way to travel.

East Coast from Nottingham to Edinburgh train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: £82

Trains from Nottingham to Edinburgh

Trains from Nottingham to Edinburgh are operated by Virgin trains East Coast and CrossCountry with up to four trains an hour from about 5:30 a.m. until around 7:00 p.m. There are also two later departures that involve an overnight journey and more connections. Routes involve one or two changes at places like Grantham, Newark, Chesterfield, York or Sheffield. A much-reduced service operates on Sundays.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Nottingham to Edinburgh?

Departure Station:Nottingham Station is 5 minutes walk away from the city centre. Station facilities include a taxi rank, car parking and bicycle storage while both city trams and local buses stop outside the main entrance. The Skylink service provides shuttle buses between Nottingham Station and East Midlands Airport.

Arrival Station:Trains from Nottingham to Edinburgh arrive at the city's Waverley Station, a busy rail hub located in the Old Town. It is served by taxis, local buses and the Airlink 100 shuttle service to Edinburgh Airport. Car parking and bicycle storage are available at Waverley Station.

FAQs: Nottingham to Edinburgh train

FAQs: Travel by train from Nottingham 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 Nottingham to Edinburgh.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Nottingham to Edinburgh can start from as little as £41 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Nottingham to Edinburgh is £128; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Nottingham to Edinburgh train time is 4 h 25 min   covering the 222 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Nottingham to Edinburgh leaves at 04: 53. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Nottingham to Edinburgh leaves at 19: 17.
There are 10 trains a day from Nottingham to Edinburgh which require at least one change with East Coast, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the trip from Nottingham to Edinburgh you can take a train with East Coast, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or Northern Rail (3). Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Nottingham to Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 17.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Nottingham, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Edinburgh from Nottingham is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 25 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Nottingham to Edinburgh is December.
You have options as you can travel from Nottingham to Edinburgh 2 different ways: coach or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Nottingham and Edinburgh

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Edinburgh
Nottingham is the most popular Nottingham 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 Nottingham for your journey to Edinburgh.
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+44 800 200 6060
Public transport options for Nottingham
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses will pick up and drop off from Carrington Street, at the front of the station.
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