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Train Information to Edinburgh from Watford

distanceDistance317 miles (511 km)
priceAverage train ticket price£99 (€112)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast

Trains from Watford to Edinburgh cover the 317 miles (511 km) long route taking on average 4 h 29 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £99, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £54. Travellers depart most frequently from Watford Junction and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Travel Tips

Trains from Watford 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 Watford to Edinburgh.
What is the cost of cheap trains from Watford to Edinburgh?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Watford to Edinburgh to cost as little as £54  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Watford to Edinburgh?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Watford to Edinburgh train prices are on average £99  one way.
How many miles is it from Watford to Edinburgh by train?
You should expect to travel around 317 miles (511 km)  from Watford to Edinburgh by train.
How long is the train to Edinburgh from Watford?
The Watford to Edinburgh train duration is on average 4 h 29 min, which is to be expected when travelling 317 miles (511 km) to Edinburgh from Watford. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station from Watford to Edinburgh do I depart from? Which Edinburgh train station from Watford do I arrive in?

When departing from Watford, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Watford Junction, Watford High Street and Watford North. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your journey in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

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

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Watford Junction and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

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

What train providers go from Watford to Edinburgh?
Take the Watford to Edinburgh train with Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Watford to Edinburgh as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there to Edinburgh from Watford a day?
The average number of trains departing Watford for Edinburgh is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Watford to Edinburgh? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train for this route departs from Watford at 07: 19. The last train leaves from Watford at 09: 49. Check Omio for the latest train times from Watford to Edinburgh and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase train tickets to Edinburgh from Watford to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Watford to Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £99 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Watford to Edinburgh a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Watford Junction is the most popular Watford 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 Watford for your journey to Edinburgh.