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Halifax to Edinburgh by train
Fastest journey3hr 40m
Trains per day74
Avg. journey time4hr 26m
Travelling from Halifax to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Halifax to Edinburgh take around 3 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 263 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Halifax and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Halifax to Edinburgh?
Journeys between Halifax and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 76 departures on the route from Halifax 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 69 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Halifax to Edinburgh?
The Halifax to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Halifax to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Halifax around 06:05 and the last train is around 00:23. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Halifax around 06:03, and the last at 00:24.
What's the Halifax to Edinburgh train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Halifax to Edinburgh are $29.86.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $76, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Halifax 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 Halifax to Edinburgh by train.
Which train companies operate between Halifax and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Halifax to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- Grand Central Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- 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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