Buy train and bus tickets for UK and Europe - the easy way
Edinburgh to Thurso by train
Fastest journey7hr 30m
Trains per day14
Avg. journey time9hr 38m
Travelling from Edinburgh to Thurso by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Thurso take around 7 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 294 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Thurso.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Thurso?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Thurso usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Thurso 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 13 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Thurso?
The Edinburgh to Thurso train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Thurso train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Thurso is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:18 and the last train is around 23:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:18, and the last at 18:36.
When to book Edinburgh to Thurso 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 Thurso by train.
Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Thurso?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Thurso, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- London North Eastern Railway
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Other journeys to Thurso
From Inverness From $12.62
Easy, fast and cheap
Pay in EUR, GBP or USD
Cheaper UK tickets with Pricehack
100% human support