Edinburgh to Chichester by train

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 26m
  • Distance
    592 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    17
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 51m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Edinburgh to Chichester by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Chichester take around 6 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 592 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Chichester.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Chichester?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Chichester 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 22 departures.

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

The Edinburgh to Chichester train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chichester 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 07:30, and the last at 20:00.

When to book Edinburgh to Chichester 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 Chichester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Chichester?

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

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • CrossCountry
  • 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.

Chichester 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.