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Salford to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    06:05
  • Last train
    00:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 10m
  • Distance
    281 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    36
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 41m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Salford to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Salford to Edinburgh take around 3 hours and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 281 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Salford and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Salford to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Salford 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 42 departures.

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

The Salford to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Salford around 06:05 and the last train is around 23:39. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Salford around 06:05, and the last at 00:35.

When to book Salford 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 Salford to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Salford and Edinburgh?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • 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 Salford 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.