Peterborough to Edinburgh train

Cheap train tickets from Peterborough to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Cheapest

£79

Average

£105

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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08:18AMPeterborough3h51 12:09PMEdinburgh Waverley
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£791One-way
10:18AMPeterborough3h53 02:11PMEdinburgh Waverley
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£1121One-way
09:48AMPeterborough3h39 01:27PMEdinburgh Waverley
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£1121One-way
09:18AMPeterborough3h52 01:10PMEdinburgh Waverley
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£1121One-way
10:53AMPeterborough4h16 03:09PMEdinburgh Waverley
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£1121One-way

Train schedule Peterborough to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 21 May
08:18Peterborough3h51 12:09Edinburgh Waverley
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09:18Peterborough3h52 13:10Edinburgh Waverley
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09:48Peterborough3h39 13:27Edinburgh Waverley
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10:18Peterborough3h53 14:11Edinburgh Waverley
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10:53Peterborough4h16 15:09Edinburgh Waverley
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Fastest train times from Peterborough to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 39 m

Average

3 h 54 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

422 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Peterborough for Edinburgh every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:48Peterborough3h39 13:27Edinburgh Waverley
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£1121One-way
08:18Peterborough3h51 12:09Edinburgh Waverley
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£791One-way
09:18Peterborough3h52 13:10Edinburgh Waverley
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£1121One-way
10:18Peterborough3h53 14:11Edinburgh Waverley
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£1121One-way
10:53Peterborough4h16 15:09Edinburgh Waverley
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£1121One-way

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Overview: Train from Peterborough to Edinburgh

distanceDistance261 miles (421 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price£105 (€118)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway or Cross Country

Trains from Peterborough to Edinburgh cover the 261 miles (421 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 51 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £105, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £56. Travellers depart most frequently from Peterborough and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Peterborough to Edinburgh

You can travel by train from Peterborough to Edinburgh with CrossCountry for as low as £56. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Peterborough and Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry tickets to Edinburgh from Peterborough are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with CrossCountry to Edinburgh from Peterborough all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 261 miles (421 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Peterborough to Edinburgh routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Peterborough to Edinburgh train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Edinburgh with CrossCountry!

    Trains from Peterborough to Edinburgh

    Virgin trains East Coast operate direct trains from Peterborough to Edinburgh. The daily schedule begins with the first train just after 7:00 a.m. and continues with hourly departures throughout the day. The final service from Peterborough is around 7:15 p.m. Journey times are just under four hours. Sunday services are reduced, with a first departure around 10:20 a.m.

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

    Departure Station: Peterborough station is located on the west side of the city centre, about ten minutes walk from the old quarter. The bus station is located in the Queensgate Centre, five minutes walk from the station. Taxis are available from the station forecourt.

    Arrival Station: Edinburgh Waverley station is located in the heart of the city, about five minutes on foot from the Royal Mile. Bus and tram connections around the city are available from stops near the Princes Street entrance. The airport shuttle bus and night bus services depart from Waverley Bridge. Taxis can be hired inside the station, close to the main concourse.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Peterborough 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 Peterborough to Edinburgh.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Peterborough to Edinburgh to cost as little as £56  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Peterborough to Edinburgh train prices are on average £105  one way.
    You should expect to travel around 261 miles (421 km)  from Peterborough to Edinburgh by train.
    The Peterborough to Edinburgh train duration is on average 3 h 51 min, which is to be expected when travelling 261 miles (421 km) to Edinburgh from Peterborough. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

    Omio customers book a train from Peterborough   to Edinburgh Waverley   most frequently for this route.

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Peterborough, is located 0.1 miles (231 m) from the city centre of Peterborough.

    The most popular arrival train station, Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.4 miles (659 m) away from the city centre of Edinburgh.

    Take the Peterborough to Edinburgh train with London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Peterborough to Edinburgh as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 10 direct trains per day from Peterborough to Edinburgh with London North Eastern Railway, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
    The average number of trains departing Peterborough for Edinburgh is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest train departing from Peterborough to Edinburgh leaves at 07: 18. The last train departing from Peterborough to Edinburgh leaves at 18: 18. You can find the latest Peterborough to Edinburgh train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    You can find a train between Peterborough and Edinburgh to cost on average £105 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Peterborough to Edinburgh train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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

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