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Edinburgh to Halifax by train
Fastest journey3hr 43m
Trains per day47
Avg. journey time4hr 41m
Travelling from Edinburgh to Halifax by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Halifax take around 3 hours and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 263 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Halifax.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Halifax?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Halifax usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 48 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Halifax 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 45 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Halifax?
The Edinburgh to Halifax train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Halifax train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Halifax 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 06:06, and the last at 23:36.
When to book Edinburgh to Halifax 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 Halifax by train.
Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Halifax?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Halifax, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- Grand Central Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- 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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