Perth to Edinburgh train

Wed, 17 Jul
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Cheap train tickets from Perth to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 17 Jul

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Scotrail
05:161h40
Perth station (PTH)
06:56Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£121One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Scotrail
06:001h37
Perth station (PTH)
07:37Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£121One-way
0 changes

Train timetablePerth to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 17 July
Scotrail
05:161h40
Perth station (PTH)
06:56Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 change
Scotrail
06:001h37
Perth station (PTH)
07:37Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes

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Train times from Perth to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 17 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 37 m

Average

1 h 38 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

51 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Perth for Edinburgh every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Scotrail
06:001h37
Perth station (PTH)
07:37Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£121One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
05:161h40
Perth station (PTH)
06:56Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£121One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Perth to Edinburgh

distanceDistance32 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price£17 (€20)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesScotRail or East Coast

Trains from Perth to Edinburgh cover the 32 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 9 min with our travel partners like ScotRail or East Coast. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £17, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Perth and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies: ScotRail and East Coast trains Perth to Edinburgh

Find the best trains from Perth to Edinburgh with Omio's travel partners ScotRail and East Coast from £11. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

Perth to Edinburgh train information with ScotRail:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 9 min
  • Cheapest Price: £11

Trains from Perth to Edinburgh

Scotrail and Virgin Trains East Coast provide direct trains from Perth to Edinburgh. There is a frequent daytime service with departures roughly every half hour. The first train from Perth leaves just after 5:00 a.m. with the final departure around 10:45 p.m. Journey times range from an hour and 20 minutes to an hour and 45 minutes. Indirect services, with slightly longer journey times, require a change at Stirling.

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

Departure Station: Perth The city's station is located on the south-western side of Perth, about ten minutes on foot from the centre. Nearby bus stops on King's Place and Leonard Street serve routes around Perth. Taxis are available from the station concourse and adjacent to platform 3.

Arrival Station: Edinburgh Waverley Waverley station is located in the city centre, with nearby bus and tram stops on Princes Street and Waverley Bridge providing connections around Edinburgh. Night buses and airport shuttles stop on the bridge. There is a taxi rank within the station.

FAQs: Perth to Edinburgh train

FAQs: Travel by train from Perth 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 Perth to Edinburgh.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Perth to Edinburgh can start from as little as £11 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Perth to Edinburgh is £17; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Perth to Edinburgh train travel time is 1 h 9 min   for the 32 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Perth to Edinburgh leaves at 05: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Perth to Edinburgh leaves at 23: 13.
For the best Perth to Edinburgh train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with ScotRail or East Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Edinburgh from Perth to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 13.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Perth, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 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 day trip to Edinburgh from Perth is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 9 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Perth to Edinburgh is February.
You have options as you can travel to Edinburgh from Perth 2 different ways: coach or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Perth and Edinburgh

Perth
Edinburgh
Perth is the most popular Perth 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 Perth for your journey to Edinburgh.
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Public transport options for Perth
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the main station entrance car park
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh train station for Omio travellers, but Edinburgh has quite a few train hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main railway stations in Edinburgh for your journey from Perth.
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Edinburgh GatewayWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station

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