Edinburgh to Weymouth by train

  • First train
    06:26
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 13m
  • Distance
    596 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    28
  • Avg. journey time
    11hr 3m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Edinburgh to Weymouth by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Weymouth take around 8 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 596 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Weymouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Weymouth?

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

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Weymouth 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 28 departures.

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

The Edinburgh to Weymouth train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Weymouth is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 00:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:08, and the last at 23:15.

When to book Edinburgh to Weymouth 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 Weymouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Weymouth?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Weymouth 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.