Carlton to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    06:01
  • Last train
    23:19
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 36m
  • Distance
    359 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 53m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Carlton to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Carlton to Edinburgh take around 4 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 359 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlton and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Carlton to Edinburgh?

Journeys between Carlton and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Carlton 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 22 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Carlton to Edinburgh?

The Carlton to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Carlton to Edinburgh train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Carlton around 06:01 and the last train is around 23:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlton around 06:01, and the last at 23:05.

When to book Carlton 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 Carlton to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Carlton and Edinburgh?

More than one train company operates on the route from Carlton to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Edinburgh to Carlton by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.