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Shenfield to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    04:38
  • Last train
    23:47
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 26m
  • Distance
    534 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    35
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 20m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Shenfield to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Shenfield to Edinburgh take around 5 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 534 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Shenfield and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Shenfield to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Shenfield 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 49 departures.

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

The Shenfield to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Shenfield around 04:38 and the last train is around 23:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Shenfield around 04:38, and the last at 22:38.

When to book Shenfield 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 Shenfield to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Shenfield and Edinburgh?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • East Coast
  • Greater Anglia
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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

Edinburgh to Shenfield 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.