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Eastbourne to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    04:49
  • Last train
    00:06
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 41m
  • Distance
    621 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    38
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 20m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Eastbourne to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Eastbourne to Edinburgh take around 6 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 621 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Eastbourne and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Eastbourne to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Eastbourne to Edinburgh every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

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

The Eastbourne to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Eastbourne around 04:49 and the last train is around 00:06. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Eastbourne around 05:03, and the last at 00:06.

When to book Eastbourne 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 Eastbourne to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Eastbourne and Edinburgh?

More than one train company operates on the route from Eastbourne to Edinburgh, 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
  • Southern
  • 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 Eastbourne 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.