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Edinburgh to Hamilton by train
Fastest journey1hr 2m
Trains per day47
Avg. journey time1hr 47m
Travelling from Edinburgh to Hamilton by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Hamilton take around 1 hour and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 57 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Hamilton.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Hamilton?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Hamilton usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 48 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Hamilton 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 40 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Hamilton?
The Edinburgh to Hamilton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Hamilton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Hamilton is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 06:24 and the last train is around 00:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:52, and the last at 23:14.
When to book Edinburgh to Hamilton 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 Hamilton by train.
Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Hamilton?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Hamilton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- London North Eastern Railway
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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