Rotherham to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 30m
  • Distance
    304 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 6m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Rotherham to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Rotherham to Edinburgh take around 3 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 304 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rotherham and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Rotherham to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 59 departures on the route from Rotherham 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 61 departures.

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

The Rotherham to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Rotherham around 05:37 and the last train is around 23:39. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rotherham around 05:36, and the last at 22:46.

When to book Rotherham 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 Rotherham to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rotherham and Edinburgh?

More than one train company operates on the route from Rotherham 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 Rotherham 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.