Skegness to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    07:09
  • Last train
    21:02
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 11m
  • Distance
    387 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    11
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 59m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Skegness to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Skegness to Edinburgh take around 5 hours and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 387 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Skegness and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Skegness to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Skegness 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 10 departures.

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

The Skegness to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Skegness around 07:09 and the last train is around 21:02. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Skegness 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 Skegness to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Skegness and Edinburgh?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Hull Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway

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

Edinburgh to Skegness 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.