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Bournemouth to Edinburgh by train
Fastest journey7hr 18m
Trains per day37
Avg. journey time9hr 11m
Travelling from Bournemouth to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Bournemouth to Edinburgh take around 7 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 588 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bournemouth and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Bournemouth to Edinburgh?
Journeys between Bournemouth and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Bournemouth to Edinburgh every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 37 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Bournemouth to Edinburgh?
The Bournemouth to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Bournemouth to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Bournemouth around 05:57 and the last train is around 23:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bournemouth around 05:42, and the last at 23:12.
What's the Bournemouth to Edinburgh train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Bournemouth to Edinburgh are $67.90.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $67 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $71. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth to Edinburgh by train.
Which train companies operate between Bournemouth and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Bournemouth to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- TransPennine Express
- UK Rail Connections
- 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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