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Introducing ScotRail

ScotRail trains are one of the major rail companies in Scotland. ScotRail connects passengers to Edinburgh Waverley, Glasgow Central, and Aberdeen. With these great links, passengers can visit the city sights, or take in the breathtaking views of the Scottish Highlands, all while using the same rail network.

ScotRail timetables, ticket prices, and journey planner can be found here, including more on WiFi usage and more on travel destinations.

Why not plan ahead by checking out our ScotRail train times page.

Peak Hour

Peak Hours

Any train leaving before 09:15 am. Evening off-peak depends on service, so please check at the station.

Contact Information

Contact Information

Customer relations: 0344 8110 141

Twitter Customer Help: @ScotRail

Cycle Policy

Cycle Policy

There are no restrictions on bikes, however, there will be limited space during peak hours.



18 different rail routes allow onboard WiFi services.

First Class

First Class

ScotRail offers First Class travel on selected routes.

Lost Property

Lost Property

Most Lost Property is taken Glasgow Queen Street, where items can be collected.

Glasgow to Edinburgh Trains

ScotRail trains between Glasgow and Edinburgh is the main passenger train service on the whole network. From Edinburgh Waverley to Glasgow Central, the journey connects commuters and other passengers for important meetings and days out. 2 direct trains to Glasgow from Edinburgh run every hour during peak times, giving fast journeys between the two major cities, without the hassle of changing trains at busy times. Edinburgh to Glasgow train times, ticket prices, and journey information can be found on our site, as well as at all ScotRail stations should you need any on the day assistance.

Things to do in Edinburgh range from discovery to shopping and everything in between! Passengers can visit the capital to view the iconic Edinburgh castle, along with Royal Mile. If it is shopping and more relaxation, Princes Street provides you with great bars and restaurants, along with several shops to upgrade your wardrobe.

Visiting Glasgow is all about culture. You can take in the architecture of Glasgow Cathedral and Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Furthermore, you can witness the Old Firm Derby between Rangers and Celtic or take a fun trip down the busy Buchanan Street.

Edinburgh Royal Mile

Discover where ScotRail can take you


Trains to Glasgow


Trains to Edinburgh


Trains to Inverness


Trains to Aberdeen


ScotRail Destinations

As well as Edinburgh and Glasgow, ScotRail provides major transport links for the rest of Scotland. Trains reach Aberdeen, Inverness, and Stirling, bringing Scotland together under 1 train line. With the ability to now visit Scotland by train, you can take in many sights and attractions at a low, stress-free cost. Travel to Inverness to get a chance to find the Loch Ness Monster, or visit the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct, which will look familiar to Harry Potter fans.

Golfing fans can use ScotRail trains to visit some of the most iconic Open Golf courses, with Carnoustie only a short train journey from Aberdeen. With so many sights to see within, Scotland, ScotRail has made seeing them so much more accessible thanks to their fast journeys and connections. All train times and ticket prices can be seen on the site, so you can start planning your ideal trip now!

About ScotRail

ScotRail offers a number of different train ticket discounts for all passengers. Whilst including standard network railcards, there are also Flexipass savings as free travel for kids on certain routes. Free Wifi is a pledge that ScotRail has made for all trains and stations on the network, however, for now, all major routes in and out of Glasgow and Edinburgh provides free Wifi at stations and on trains. Club 55 is a new travel price for anyone aged 55 and over. A return journey between 2 ScotRail stations for just £19, giving great opportunities to travel the country at one low price.


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