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Edinburgh to Cumbernauld by train

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

Travelling from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld take around 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 49 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Cumbernauld.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld?

Journeys between Edinburgh and Cumbernauld usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld 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 26 departures.

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

The Edinburgh to Cumbernauld train travel time is normally about 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cumbernauld is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:18 and the last train is around 00:03. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:18, and the last at 23:30.

When to book Edinburgh to Cumbernauld 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 Cumbernauld by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Cumbernauld?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail

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

Cumbernauld 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.