Sittingbourne to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    05:05
  • Last train
    00:05
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 39m
  • Distance
    574 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    38
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 19m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Sittingbourne to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Sittingbourne to Edinburgh take around 5 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 574 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sittingbourne and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Sittingbourne to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 42 departures on the route from Sittingbourne 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 28 departures.

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

The Sittingbourne to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Sittingbourne around 05:05 and the last train is around 00:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sittingbourne around 05:37, and the last at 23:33.

When to book Sittingbourne 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 Sittingbourne to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sittingbourne and Edinburgh?

More than one train company operates on the route from Sittingbourne to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • Southeastern
  • UK Rail Connections
  • 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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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.