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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3 h 39 m
3 h 54 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||261 miles (421 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 51 min|
|Average train ticket price||£105 (€118)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||London 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.
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 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!
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.
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.
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.
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