Wick to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 4m
  • Distance
    277 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 43m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Wick to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Wick to Edinburgh take around 8 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 277 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Wick and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Wick to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 4 departures on the route from Wick 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 Wick to Edinburgh?

The Wick to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Wick around 06:18 and the last train is around 16:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Wick around 06:18, and the last at 17:00.

When to book Wick 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 Wick to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Wick and Edinburgh?

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

  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail

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

Edinburgh to Wick 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.