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Huddersfield to Edinburgh by train

Prices explained

Prices explained

At Rail Europe we believe in price transparency. We use real data from Rail Europe searches to estimate the cheapest fares you should be able to find for your journey.

The cheapest price is the lowest fare we've ever found for this journey. These prices can usually be found by searching when booking opens but they vary due to availability, which depends on factors like the day of the week or time of year.

More popular journeys include 30 day advance and 7 day advance prices. These are updated every two weeks using prices we've found by searching exactly 7 or 30 days from the most recent Thursday (we picked Thursday because this is when average prices are usually found).

30 day and 7 day prices fluctuate based on demand and availability at the time of search. For example, the 7-day price in summer is likely to be more expensive than the same journey in winter.

Prices are sourced in GBP and converted to other currencies using the daily market exchange rate.

We're always seeking to improve how price-checking works, and we welcome feedback on how we can make it better.

More advice about how to find the cheapest tickets can be found in our infographic.

  1. Cheapest Price $44.19
  2. 30 day advance $38.53
  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    20:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 14m
  • Distance
    272 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    56
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 30m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Huddersfield to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Huddersfield to Edinburgh take around 3 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 272 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Huddersfield and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Huddersfield to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 55 departures on the route from Huddersfield 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 60 departures.

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

The Huddersfield to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Huddersfield around 05:40 and the last train is around 20:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Huddersfield around 05:12, and the last at 21:30.

What's the Huddersfield to Edinburgh train price?

The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Huddersfield to Edinburgh are $44.19.

Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $38, 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 Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Huddersfield and Edinburgh?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • 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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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.