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Edinburgh to Helensburgh by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 51m
  • Distance
    96 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 3m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Edinburgh to Helensburgh by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Helensburgh take around 1 hour and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 96 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Helensburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Helensburgh?

Direct trains from Edinburgh to Helensburgh have been found.

We usually find around 66 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Helensburgh every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 50 departures.

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

The Edinburgh to Helensburgh train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Helensburgh is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 06:20 and the last train is around 22:23. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:19, and the last at 21:50.

When to book Edinburgh to Helensburgh 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 Helensburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Helensburgh?

ScotRail is the train company that operates on the route from Edinburgh to Helensburgh.

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

Helensburgh 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.