Edinburgh to Mallaig by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 13m
  • Distance
    200 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 37m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Edinburgh to Mallaig by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Mallaig take around 6 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 200 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Mallaig.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Mallaig?

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

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Mallaig every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Edinburgh to Mallaig train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Mallaig is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:06 and the last train is around 23:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 04:50, and the last at 23:30.

When to book Edinburgh to Mallaig 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 Mallaig by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Mallaig?

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

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • ScotRail

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.