Edinburgh to Hexham by train

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    21:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 4m
  • Distance
    129 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    48
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 50m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Edinburgh to Hexham by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Hexham take around 2 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 129 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Hexham.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Hexham?

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

We usually find around 47 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Hexham 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 Edinburgh to Hexham?

The Edinburgh to Hexham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Hexham is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 22:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:06, and the last at 21:00.

When to book Edinburgh to Hexham 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 Hexham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Hexham?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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

Hexham to Edinburgh 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.