Kings Lynn to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    04:43
  • Last train
    22:44
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 3m
  • Distance
    425 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    18
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 59m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Kings Lynn to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Kings Lynn to Edinburgh take around 5 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 425 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Kings Lynn and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Kings Lynn to Edinburgh?

Journeys between Kings Lynn and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Kings Lynn 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 16 departures.

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

The Kings Lynn to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Kings Lynn around 04:43 and the last train is around 22:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Kings Lynn around 05:44, and the last at 22:26.

When to book Kings Lynn 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 Kings Lynn to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Kings Lynn and Edinburgh?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Great Northern
  • London North Eastern Railway

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

Edinburgh to Kings Lynn 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.