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Kirkby to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    06:36
  • Last train
    19:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 19m
  • Distance
    275 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    17
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 6m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Kirkby to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Kirkby to Edinburgh take around 3 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 275 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Kirkby and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Kirkby to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Kirkby 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 10 departures.

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

The Kirkby to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Kirkby around 06:36 and the last train is around 19:28. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Kirkby around 06:36, and the last at 19:43.

When to book Kirkby 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 Kirkby to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Kirkby and Edinburgh?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • 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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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.