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Newport to Edinburgh by train
Fastest journey5hr 44m
Trains per day47
Avg. journey time8hr 5m
Travelling from Newport to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Newport to Edinburgh take around 5 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 486 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Newport and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Newport to Edinburgh?
Journeys between Newport and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 46 departures on the route from Newport 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 52 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Newport to Edinburgh?
The Newport to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Newport to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Newport around 04:40 and the last train is around 22:26. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Newport around 04:52, and the last at 23:36.
When to book Newport 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 Newport to Edinburgh by train.
Which train companies operate between Newport and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Newport to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- East Coast
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
- 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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