Edinburgh to Prestonpans by train

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Travelling from Edinburgh to Prestonpans by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Prestonpans take around 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 13 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Prestonpans.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Prestonpans?

Direct trains from Edinburgh to Prestonpans have been found.

We usually find around 30 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Prestonpans every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 29 departures.

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

The Edinburgh to Prestonpans train travel time is normally about 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Prestonpans is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 07:13 and the last train is around 23:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 07:42, and the last at 00:10.

When to book Edinburgh to Prestonpans 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 Prestonpans by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Prestonpans?

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

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

Prestonpans 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.