Chorley to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    06:18
  • Last train
    20:36
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 49m
  • Distance
    258 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    47
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 10m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Chorley to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Chorley to Edinburgh take around 2 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 258 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chorley and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Chorley to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 49 departures on the route from Chorley 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 44 departures.

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

The Chorley to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Chorley around 06:18 and the last train is around 20:36. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chorley around 06:18, and the last at 00:11.

When to book Chorley 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 Chorley to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chorley and Edinburgh?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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

Edinburgh to Chorley 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.