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Guildford to Edinburgh by train
Fastest journey5hr 45m
Trains per day55
Avg. journey time6hr 59m
Travelling from Guildford to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Guildford to Edinburgh take around 5 hours and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 552 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Guildford and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Guildford to Edinburgh?
Journeys between Guildford and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 55 departures on the route from Guildford 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 63 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Guildford to Edinburgh?
The Guildford to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Guildford to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Guildford around 04:20 and the last train is around 23:39. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Guildford around 04:25, and the last at 23:37.
When to book Guildford 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 Guildford to Edinburgh by train.
Which train companies operate between Guildford and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Guildford to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- Great Western Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- UK Rail Connections
- 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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