Strood to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 15m
  • Distance
    562 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 16m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Strood to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Strood to Edinburgh take around 5 hours and 15 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 562 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Strood and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Strood to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Strood 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 37 departures.

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

The Strood to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 15 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Strood around 04:17 and the last train is around 23:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Strood around 06:00, and the last at 22:32.

When to book Strood 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 Strood to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Strood and Edinburgh?

More than one train company operates on the route from Strood 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
  • Thameslink
  • 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.