Gourock to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    05:20
  • Last train
    23:24
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 4m
  • Distance
    101 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    28
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 23m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Gourock to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Gourock to Edinburgh take around 2 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 101 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gourock and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Gourock to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Gourock to Edinburgh 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 22 departures.

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

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

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Gourock around 05:20 and the last train is around 23:24. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Gourock 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 Gourock to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gourock and Edinburgh?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • ScotRail
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Edinburgh to Gourock 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.