Edinburgh to Carstairs by train

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Travelling from Edinburgh to Carstairs by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Carstairs take around 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 42 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Carstairs.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Carstairs?

Direct trains from Edinburgh to Carstairs have been found.

We usually find around 16 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Carstairs every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found at least one departure.

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

The Edinburgh to Carstairs train travel time is normally about 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Carstairs is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 07:40 and the last train is around 23:14. At weekends the only direct train usually departs Edinburgh around 07:54.

When to book Edinburgh to Carstairs 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 Edinburgh to Carstairs by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Carstairs?

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

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • ScotRail

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

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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.