Welwyn to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    05:47
  • Last train
    22:49
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 25m
  • Distance
    502 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    35
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 45m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Welwyn to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Welwyn to Edinburgh take around 4 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 502 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Welwyn and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Welwyn to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Welwyn 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 45 departures.

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

The Welwyn to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Welwyn around 05:48 and the last train is around 22:49. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Welwyn around 05:47, and the last at 22:48.

When to book Welwyn 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 Welwyn to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Welwyn and Edinburgh?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • East Coast
  • Great Northern
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • 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.