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Basingstoke to Edinburgh by train
Trains per day50
Avg. journey time7hr 12m
Travelling from Basingstoke to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Basingstoke to Edinburgh take around 6 hours, covering a distance of approximately 539 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basingstoke and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Basingstoke to Edinburgh?
Journeys between Basingstoke and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 47 departures on the route from Basingstoke to Edinburgh every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 55 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Basingstoke to Edinburgh?
The Basingstoke to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 6 hours, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Basingstoke to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Basingstoke around 04:54 and the last train is around 00:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basingstoke around 04:54, and the last at 00:02.
When to book Basingstoke to Edinburgh train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basingstoke to Edinburgh by train.
Which train companies operate between Basingstoke and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Basingstoke to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- TransPennine Express
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin East Coast
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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