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Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley) by train

It takes an average of 4h 51m to travel from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley) by train, over a distance of around 169 miles (272 km). There are normally 118 trains per day traveling from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley) and tickets for this journey start from $36.98 when you book in advance.

First train

02:42

Last train

01:49

Departure station

Huddersfield

Arrival station

Edinburgh (Waverley)

Journey time

From 3h 32m

Distance

169 miles (272 km)

Frequency

118 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From $36.98

Train operators

CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway, Transport for Wales, Lumo

Travel from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley) by train in 3 hours 32 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley) by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley) by train is 4 hours 51 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 3 hours 32 minutes. You'll usually find 118 trains per day traveling the 272 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there are no direct services to Edinburgh (Waverley).

Book train tickets from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley) in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $36.98. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

FAQs for Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley)

Want to know more about your journey from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley)? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley) take?

The average journey time by train between Huddersfield and Edinburgh (Waverley) is 4 hours and 51 minutes, with around 118 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Huddersfield and Edinburgh (Waverley) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley) is 3 hours and 32 minutes.

How much does the train from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley) cost?

Train tickets from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley) can start from as little as $36.98 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley)?

No, there are no direct train services from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley). Travelling from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley) by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley) leave?

The first train from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley) leaves at 02:42. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley) leave?

The last train from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley) leaves at 01:49. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Huddersfield and Edinburgh (Waverley) by train?

Trains travelling from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley) cover a distance of around 169 miles (272 km) during the journey.

Cheap train tickets from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley)

Train tickets from Huddersfield to Edinburgh (Waverley) start at $36.98 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

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