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Edinburgh to Gravesend by train

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 8m
  • Distance
    554 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    24
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 38m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Edinburgh to Gravesend by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Gravesend take around 5 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 554 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Gravesend.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Gravesend?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Gravesend 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 29 departures.

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

The Edinburgh to Gravesend train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Gravesend is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 07:04, and the last at 23:36.

When to book Edinburgh to Gravesend 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 Edinburgh to Gravesend by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Gravesend?

More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Gravesend, 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
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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

Gravesend to Edinburgh 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.