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Nottingham to Edinburgh by train

The journey from Nottingham to Edinburgh by train is 223.1 mi and takes 4 hrs 47 mins. There are 28 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:00 and the last at 18:18. It is possible to travel from Nottingham to Edinburgh by train for as little as £54.23 or as much as £171.51. The best price for this journey is £54.23.

Lowest Price£54.23
Journey Duration4 hrs 47 mins
Connection per Day28
Lowest Price£54.23
Highest Price£171.51
First Departure06:00
Last Departure18:18
Distance223.1 mi
DepartureNottingham
ArrivalEdinburgh
CarriersEast Midlands Railway, London North Eastern RailwayMore

Nottingham to Edinburgh Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 17 Apr 2024

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Cheap train tickets from Nottingham to Edinburgh
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Nottingham to Edinburgh.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Nottingham to Edinburgh, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Nottingham to Edinburgh.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Find the best day to travel to Edinburgh by train

When travelling to Edinburgh by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

East Midlands Railway is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the East Midlands region of England. It was formed in 2019, taking over the franchise previously operated by East Midlands Trains. The company operates services on routes including London St Pancras to Sheffield, Nottingham to Liverpool, and Norwich to Liverpool. East Midlands Railway also operates local services within the East Midlands, connecting towns and cities such as Derby, Leicester, and Lincoln.

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that operates intercity services on the "East Coast Main Line" between London, Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland. It was formed in 2018 as a result of the UK government's decision to terminate the franchise of Virgin Trains East Coast. LNER is owned by the Department for Transport and managed by the operator of the East Coast Partnership, a joint venture between infrastructure company Network Rail and train operator FirstGroup. LNER operates a fleet of electric and diesel trains, including the Azuma, which is the fastest train in the UK.

Services on board East Midlands Railway, London North Eastern Railway and Northern Rail from Nottingham to Edinburgh
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Nottingham to Edinburgh CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
25.13kg
Bus
26.93kg
Flight
71.81kg
Car
57.45kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Nottingham to Edinburgh by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Nottingham and Edinburgh are 25.13kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Nottingham and Edinburgh? By taking the train between Nottingham and Edinburgh you will save 46.68kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.8kg compared to a bus and 32.32kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Nottingham to Edinburgh?
A train ticket from Nottingham to Edinburgh is £93.92. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £54.23.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Nottingham to Edinburgh?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Nottingham to Edinburgh is £54.23. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Nottingham and Edinburgh by train?
Nottingham to Edinburgh is 223.1 mi.
How long does the train between Nottingham and Edinburgh take?
Nottingham to Edinburgh is on average 4 hrs 47 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 20 mins.
Which companies operate from Nottingham to Edinburgh?
The train journey from Nottingham to Edinburgh is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: East Midlands Railway, London North Eastern Railway, CrossCountry and Northern Rail.
How many train connections per day go from Nottingham to Edinburgh?
Nottingham to Edinburgh has 28 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Nottingham to Edinburgh leave?
The earliest train from Nottingham to Edinburgh departs at 06:00. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Nottingham to Edinburgh depart?
The latest train from Nottingham to Edinburgh departs at 18:18. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Nottingham to Edinburgh in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £54.23 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Nottingham to Edinburgh by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Nottingham and Edinburgh is 4 hrs 20 mins.
Is there a direct train from Nottingham to Edinburgh?
Yes, there is a direct train between Nottingham and Edinburgh.
What are the CO2 emissions for Nottingham to Edinburgh by train?
The train journey from Nottingham to Edinburgh creates 25.13kg of CO2 emissions.

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