Hinckley to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 41m
  • Distance
    398 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 5m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Hinckley to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Hinckley to Edinburgh take around 4 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 398 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hinckley and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Hinckley to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Hinckley 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 16 departures.

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

The Hinckley to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Hinckley around 05:54 and the last train is around 22:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hinckley around 06:07, and the last at 22:38.

When to book Hinckley 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 Hinckley to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hinckley and Edinburgh?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • 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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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.