Prestonpans to Edinburgh by train

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Travelling from Prestonpans to Edinburgh by train

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

1. Are there direct trains from Prestonpans to Edinburgh?

Direct trains from Prestonpans to Edinburgh have been found.

We usually find around 37 direct trains on the route from Prestonpans to Edinburgh every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 33 departures.

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

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

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Prestonpans around 06:25 and the last train is around 22:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Prestonpans around 06:26, and the last at 22:40.

When to book Prestonpans 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 Prestonpans to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Prestonpans and Edinburgh?

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

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

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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.