Meadowhall to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    22:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 20m
  • Distance
    304 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 8m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Meadowhall to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Meadowhall to Edinburgh take around 3 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 304 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Meadowhall and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Meadowhall to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Meadowhall 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 33 departures.

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

The Meadowhall to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Meadowhall around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Meadowhall around 05:30, and the last at 23:42.

When to book Meadowhall 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 Meadowhall to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Meadowhall and Edinburgh?

More than one train company operates on the route from Meadowhall 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
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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

Edinburgh to Meadowhall 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.