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Gloucester to Edinburgh by train
Fastest journey5hr 22m
Trains per day25
Avg. journey time6hr 55m
Travelling from Gloucester to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Gloucester to Edinburgh take around 5 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 459 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gloucester and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Gloucester to Edinburgh?
Journeys between Gloucester and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Gloucester to Edinburgh every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 32 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Gloucester to Edinburgh?
The Gloucester to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Gloucester to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Gloucester around 06:00 and the last train is around 22:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gloucester around 06:53, and the last at 23:16.
What's the Gloucester to Edinburgh train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Gloucester to Edinburgh are $41.73.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $41 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $86. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Gloucester to Edinburgh 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 Gloucester to Edinburgh by train.
Which train companies operate between Gloucester and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Gloucester to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- East Coast
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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