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Trains Galashiels to Edinburgh: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Galashiels to Edinburgh?

Prices will vary when you travel from Galashiels to Edinburgh. On average, though, you'll pay about £ 1,078.47 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as £ 17.90, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

Galashiels to Edinburgh by train

Best price £ 17.90
Journey duration 55 min
Connections per day 6
First departure 14:30
Last departure 18:52
Distance 28.0 mi
Departure Galashiels
Arrival Edinburgh
Carriers Nationalrail, ScotRail

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How long does it take to get from Galashiels to Edinburgh by train?

The distance between Galashiels and Edinburgh is around 28.0 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 55 min. However, the fastest routes between Galashiels and Edinburgh take 52 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

At what time of the day can I travel from Galashiels to Edinburgh?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Galashiels to Edinburgh, which usually leaves at 14:30. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 18:52. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Galashiels to Edinburgh route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Galashiels and Edinburgh. You can start your journey in Galashiels at stations such as Galashiels, Galashiels [ GAL ], Tweedbank Station, Edinburgh Waverley and Galashiels Railway Station. These connect to stations including Edinburgh, Edinburgh [ EDB ], Edinburgh Gateway, Edinburgh Waverley, Tweedbank Station and Galashiels Railway Station in Edinburgh. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Galashiels to Edinburgh.

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

The exact number of journeys from Galashiels 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 6 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Nationalrail and ScotRail. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 8 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 Galashiels 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 Galashiels to Edinburgh varies, but in general, you can expect to find 6 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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