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Train Information between Swindon and Edinburgh

distanceDistance308 miles (497 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£174 (€197)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day

Trains from Swindon to Edinburgh cover the 308 miles (497 km) long route taking on average 5 h 56 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £174, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £95. Travellers depart most frequently from Swindon and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Travel Tips

Trains from Swindon 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 Swindon to Edinburgh.
How much do cheap trains between Swindon and Edinburgh cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Swindon to Edinburgh to cost as little as £95  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets between Swindon and Edinburgh?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Swindon to Edinburgh train prices are on average £174  one way.
How far is it from Swindon to Edinburgh by train?
The Swindon to Edinburgh train distance is approximately 308 miles (497 km).
How many hours does it take from Swindon to Edinburgh by train?
While the time it takes to travel 308 miles (497 km) from Swindon to Edinburgh can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Swindon to Edinburgh is on average 5 h 56 min.
Which train station in Swindon goes to Edinburgh? Which train station do I come into Edinburgh from Swindon?

When taking the train from Swindon to Edinburgh, you can choose to depart from train stations like Swindon and Swindon, Bus Station. Your route can end in train stations such as Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Swindon   and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the Swindon train station located? Where is the Edinburgh train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Swindon, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Swindon.

The most popular arrival train station, Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Edinburgh.

How many trains are there between Swindon and Edinburgh a day?
The average number of trains departing Swindon for Edinburgh is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Swindon to Edinburgh?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Swindon at 07: 25. The last train leaves from Swindon at 10: 40. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Swindon to Edinburgh and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket to Edinburgh from Swindon to get the best deals?
If you buy Swindon to Edinburgh train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £174. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Edinburgh from Swindon. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Swindon is the most popular Swindon 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 Swindon for your journey to Edinburgh.