The cheapest trains from Plymouth to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 24 Oct

Cheapest

£263

Average

£263

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.

The average ticket from Plymouth to Edinburgh will cost around £ 263 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 263.

Cheapest
09:27Plymouth8h10 17:37Edinburgh Waverley
2 changes
£2631One-way
Cheapest
09:27Plymouth8h32 17:59Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£2631One-way
Cheapest
10:27Plymouth8h34 19:01Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£2631One-way
Cheapest
11:27Plymouth8h13 19:40Edinburgh Waverley
2 changes
£2631One-way

Timetable Plymouth to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, 24 Oct
09:27Plymouth8h10 17:37Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
09:27Plymouth8h32 17:59Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
10:27Plymouth8h34 19:01Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
11:27Plymouth8h13 19:40Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes

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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
24 Oct
£263Cross Country
£61National Express
£166Loganair
Tue
26 Oct
£116London North Eastern Railway
£22National Express
£101Loganair
Wed
27 Oct
£118London North Eastern Railway
£26National Express
£100Loganair
Thu
28 Oct
£118London North Eastern Railway
£47National Express
£129Loganair
Fri
29 Oct
£140London North Eastern Railway
£39National Express
£92Loganair

The fastest trains from Plymouth to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 24 Oct

Fastest Journey

8 h 10 m

Average

8 h 22 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

624 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Plymouth for Edinburgh every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 624 km distance in an average of 8 h 22 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 8 h 10 m .

The slowest trains will take 8 h 34 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:27Plymouth8h10 17:37Edinburgh Waverley
2 changes
£2631One-way
11:27Plymouth8h13 19:40Edinburgh Waverley
2 changes
£2631One-way
09:27Plymouth8h32 17:59Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£2631One-way
10:27Plymouth8h34 19:01Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£2631One-way

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Train Information to Edinburgh from Plymouth

distanceDistance386 miles (623 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price£170 (€192)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day

Trains from Plymouth to Edinburgh cover the 386 miles (623 km) long route taking on average 8 h 48 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £116, but the average price of train tickets is £170. Travellers depart most frequently from Plymouth and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Edinburgh from Plymouth cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Plymouth and Edinburgh for as little as £116  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Plymouth to Edinburgh?
The Plymouth to Edinburgh train ticket price is on average £170  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance by train from Plymouth to Edinburgh?
You should expect to travel around 386 miles (623 km)  to Edinburgh from Plymouth by train.
What is the average Plymouth to Edinburgh train duration?
The train time to Edinburgh from Plymouth is on average 8 h 48 min  for the 386 miles (623 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Edinburgh from Plymouth by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Plymouth goes to Edinburgh? Which train station do I come into Edinburgh from Plymouth?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Plymouth   to Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the train station in Plymouth? Where is the train station in Edinburgh?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Plymouth and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Edinburgh most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

How many trains are there to Edinburgh from Plymouth a day?
On average, there are 7 trains a day from Plymouth to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Plymouth to Edinburgh? What time is the last train from Plymouth to Edinburgh?
You can take the first train from Plymouth to Edinburgh at 07: 13   or take the last train from Plymouth to Edinburgh leaving at 10: 27. Look for the latest Plymouth Edinburgh train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
When should I buy Plymouth Edinburgh train tickets to score the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Plymouth to Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £170 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Plymouth to Edinburgh are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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