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Trains Liverpool to Edinburgh: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Liverpool to Edinburgh?

When you're traveling from Liverpool to Edinburgh, you can expect to pay an average of approximately 542.65 RM. You might be able to find prices as low as 455.95 RM, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Liverpool to Edinburgh by train

Journey duration 1 h 26 min
Connections per day 24
First departure 06:36
Last departure 22:48
Distance 283 km
Departure Liverpool
Arrival Edinburgh
Carriers Nationalrail, TransPennine Express, Mersey rail, Northern rail, First transpennine express, Avanti West Coast, ScotRail, London North Eastern Railway, Cross country, East Midlands Railway, Transport For Wales

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455.95 RM
Maximum price
470,610.51 RM

Liverpool - Edinburgh


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How long does the journey from Liverpool to Edinburgh take by train?

The journey between Liverpool and Edinburgh by train usually takes 1 h 30 min to cover a distance of 283 km. The shortest journey from Liverpool to Edinburgh will take you 2 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Edinburgh quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do the first and last departures from Liverpool to Edinburgh leave?

The first daily departure from Liverpool to Edinburgh leaves at 08:43, while the last journey of the day sets out at 22:48. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Liverpool and Edinburgh. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

When traveling from Liverpool to Edinburgh by train, which stations can I use?

In Liverpool, departure stations include Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Lime Street [ LIV ], Warrington Central, Hunts Cross, Haymarket, Halewood, Lockerbie, Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Oxford Road and Durham. When you arrive in Edinburgh, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Edinburgh, Edinburgh [ EDB ], Lockerbie, Liverpool Lime Street, Warrington Central, Manchester Oxford Road, Liverpool South Parkway, Edinburgh Waverley, Carlisle and York. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Liverpool to Edinburgh are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from Liverpool to Edinburgh can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 27 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Nationalrail, TransPennine Express, Mersey rail, Northern rail, First transpennine express, Avanti West Coast, ScotRail, London North Eastern Railway, Cross country, East Midlands Railway and Transport For Wales. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 94 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Liverpool to Edinburgh. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Liverpool to Edinburgh varies, but in general, you can expect to find 27 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more.


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