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Didcot to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 47m
  • Distance
    500 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 14m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Didcot to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Didcot to Edinburgh take around 5 hours and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 500 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Didcot and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Didcot to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 53 departures on the route from Didcot 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 46 departures.

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

The Didcot to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Didcot around 04:07 and the last train is around 00:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Didcot around 04:13, and the last at 00:48.

When to book Didcot 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 Didcot to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Didcot and Edinburgh?

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

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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

Edinburgh to Didcot 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.