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Edinburgh to Prestwick by train
Fastest journey1hr 55m
Trains per day59
Avg. journey time2hr 25m
Travelling from Edinburgh to Prestwick by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Prestwick take around 1 hour and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 102 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Prestwick.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Prestwick?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Prestwick 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 63 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Prestwick 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 55 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Prestwick?
The Edinburgh to Prestwick train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Prestwick train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Prestwick is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:55 and the last train is around 23:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:06, and the last at 00:33.
When to book Edinburgh to Prestwick 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 Prestwick by train.
Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Prestwick?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Prestwick, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- London North Eastern Railway
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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