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Maidstone to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    05:38
  • Last train
    00:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 42m
  • Distance
    575 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    19
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 25m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Maidstone to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Maidstone to Edinburgh take around 5 hours and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 575 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Maidstone and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Maidstone to Edinburgh?

Journeys between Maidstone and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Maidstone to Edinburgh 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 35 departures.

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

The Maidstone to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Maidstone around 05:38 and the last train is around 00:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Maidstone around 05:59, and the last at 23:03.

When to book Maidstone to Edinburgh 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 Maidstone to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Maidstone and Edinburgh?

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

  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • Southeastern
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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

Edinburgh to Maidstone 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.