Torquay to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    06:08
  • Last train
    23:59
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 32m
  • Distance
    612 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    20
  • Avg. journey time
    10hr
  • Train operators

Travelling from Torquay to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Torquay to Edinburgh take around 7 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 612 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Torquay and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Torquay to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Torquay to Edinburgh every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Torquay to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Torquay around 06:08 and the last train is around 23:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Torquay around 06:39, and the last at 23:05.

When to book Torquay 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 Torquay to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Torquay and Edinburgh?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • First TransPennine Express
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TransPennine Express
  • 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.