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Edinburgh to Swindon by train
Fastest journey5hr 42m
Trains per day43
Avg. journey time7hr 32m
Travelling from Edinburgh to Swindon by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Swindon take around 5 hours and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 497 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Swindon.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Swindon?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Swindon usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 44 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Swindon 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 41 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Swindon?
The Edinburgh to Swindon train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Swindon train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Swindon is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 00:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:48, and the last at 23:36.
When to book Edinburgh to Swindon 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 Swindon by train.
Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Swindon?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Swindon, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- UK Rail Connections
- 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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