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Cheap train tickets from Reading to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 14 Jun

Cheapest

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

London North Eastern Railway
08:245h58
Reading
14:22Edinburgh
£1061One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:456h24
Reading
15:09Edinburgh
£1061One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:576h12
Reading
15:09Edinburgh
£1081One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:586h26
Reading
15:24Edinburgh
£1111One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:205h55
Reading
14:15Edinburgh
£1141One-way
0 changes

Train timetableReading to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 14 June
London North Eastern Railway
08:245h58
Reading
14:22Edinburgh
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:456h24
Reading
15:09Edinburgh
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:576h12
Reading
15:09Edinburgh
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:205h55
Reading
14:15Edinburgh
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:586h26
Reading
15:24Edinburgh
0 changes

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Train times from Reading to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 14 Jun

Fastest Journey

5 h 55 m

Average

6 h 11 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

521 km

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

London North Eastern Railway
08:205h55
Reading
14:15Edinburgh
£1141One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:245h58
Reading
14:22Edinburgh
£1061One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:576h12
Reading
15:09Edinburgh
£1081One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:456h24
Reading
15:09Edinburgh
£1061One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:586h26
Reading
15:24Edinburgh
£1111One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Reading to Edinburgh

distanceDistance322 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price£113 (€127)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersEast Coast, Virgin Trains, Lumo, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from Reading to Edinburgh cover the 322 miles long trip taking on average 5 h 30 min with our travel partners like East Coast, Virgin Trains, Lumo, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £80, but the average price of train tickets is £113. Travellers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: East Coast, Virgin Trains and Lumo trains Reading to Edinburgh

Find the best trains to Edinburgh from Reading with Omio's travel partners East Coast, Virgin Trains and Lumo from £98. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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

CrossCountry from Reading to Edinburgh train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 2 min
  • Cheapest Price: £418
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

FAQs: Reading to Edinburgh train

FAQs: Travel by train from Reading 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 Reading to Edinburgh.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Reading to Edinburgh can start from as little as £80 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Reading to Edinburgh is £113; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Reading to Edinburgh train travel time is 5 h 30 min   for the 322 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Reading to Edinburgh leaves at 05: 42. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Reading to Edinburgh leaves at 15: 14.
There are 10 trains a day from Reading to Edinburgh which require at least one change with East Coast, Virgin Trains, Lumo, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the route from Reading to Edinburgh you can take a train with East Coast, Virgin Trains, Lumo, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Reading to Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, you can take a night train from Reading to Edinburgh with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Reading, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Reading, Reading West and Reading Green Park. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your journey in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Park and Edinburgh Gateway.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Reading, which is located around 0.2 miles (417 m) 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.

The cheapest month for a train from Reading to Edinburgh is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Reading and Edinburgh including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Reading and Edinburgh

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Edinburgh
Reading is the most popular Reading 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 Reading for your journey to Edinburgh.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the North side of the station
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Towards Reading: Bus Stop on Oxford Road under Railway Bridge. Heading away from Reading Bus Stop on Oxford Road, outside McDonalds.
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