Penzance to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    10hr 27m
  • Distance
    667 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    11hr 5m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Penzance to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Penzance to Edinburgh take around 10 hours and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 667 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Penzance and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Penzance to Edinburgh?

Direct trains from Penzance to Edinburgh have been found.

We usually find around 5 direct trains on the route from Penzance to Edinburgh every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found at least one departure.

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

The Penzance to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 10 hours and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Penzance around 06:28 and the last train is around 09:25. At weekends the only direct train usually departs Penzance around 06:30.

When to book Penzance 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 Penzance to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Penzance and Edinburgh?

CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Penzance to Edinburgh.

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

Edinburgh to Penzance 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.