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Edinburgh to Shotton by train
Fastest journey3hr 41m
Trains per day12
Avg. journey time6hr 18m
Travelling from Edinburgh to Shotton by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Shotton take around 3 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 305 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Shotton.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Shotton?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Shotton usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Shotton 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 10 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Shotton?
The Edinburgh to Shotton train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Shotton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Shotton is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 06:13 and the last train is around 23:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:15, and the last at 00:33.
When to book Edinburgh to Shotton 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 Shotton by train.
Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Shotton?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Shotton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- Caledonian Sleeper
- First TransPennine Express
- Northern Rail
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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