Musselburgh to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    06:32
  • Last train
    22:52
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    6m
  • Distance
    8 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    46
  • Avg. journey time
    9m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Musselburgh to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Musselburgh to Edinburgh take around 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 8 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Musselburgh and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Musselburgh to Edinburgh?

Direct trains from Musselburgh to Edinburgh have been found.

We usually find around 51 direct trains on the route from Musselburgh to Edinburgh every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 36 departures.

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

The Musselburgh to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Musselburgh around 06:32 and the last train is around 22:52. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Musselburgh around 06:33, and the last at 22:47.

When to book Musselburgh 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 Musselburgh to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Musselburgh and Edinburgh?

ScotRail is the train company that operates on the route from Musselburgh to Edinburgh.

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.