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Edinburgh to Musselburgh by train

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Travelling from Edinburgh to Musselburgh by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Musselburgh take around 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 8 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Musselburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Musselburgh?

Direct trains from Edinburgh to Musselburgh have been found.

We usually find around 38 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Musselburgh every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 28 departures.

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

The Edinburgh to Musselburgh train travel time is normally about 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Musselburgh is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 07:13 and the last train is around 23:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 07:42, and the last at 23:11.

When to book Edinburgh to Musselburgh 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 Musselburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Musselburgh?

ScotRail is the train company that operates on the route from Edinburgh to Musselburgh.

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

Musselburgh 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.