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  1. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 5
    21:00
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 5
    00:48
    Leeds
    Platform 12 estimated
    06:11
    Leeds
    Platform 15 estimated
    11:48
    Plymouth
    Platform 6 estimated
    Plymouth
    Platform 6 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  2. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    23:40
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    07:07
    London Euston
    07:07
    London Euston
    08:03
    London Paddington
    08:03
    London Paddington
    Platform 3 estimated
    11:10
    Plymouth
    Platform 4 estimated
    Plymouth
    Platform 4 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  3. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 6 estimated
    Plymouth
    Platform 5 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  4. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    06:13
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    08:46
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    09:17
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:34
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:42
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:58
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2 estimated
    11:12
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 12 estimated
    14:48
    Plymouth
    Platform 5 estimated
    Plymouth
    Platform 5 estimated
    3 changes
    Off Peak
  5. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 5 estimated
    06:24
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:49
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:49
    London Kings Cross
    11:35
    London Paddington
    11:35
    London Paddington
    Platform 9 estimated
    14:57
    Plymouth
    Platform 6 estimated
    Plymouth
    Platform 6 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    on time
    Plymouth
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  7. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    07:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    11:48
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 1 estimated
    11:48
    London Kings Cross
    13:03
    London Paddington
    13:03
    London Paddington
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:23
    Plymouth
    Platform 5 estimated
    Plymouth
    Platform 5 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  8. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 6 estimated
    08:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 6 estimated
    12:52
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 3 estimated
    12:52
    London Kings Cross
    14:03
    London Paddington
    14:03
    London Paddington
    Platform 1 estimated
    17:16
    Plymouth
    Platform 5 estimated
    Plymouth
    Platform 5 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  9. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    Plymouth
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  10. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    10:00
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    12:29
    York
    Platform 5 estimated
    12:44
    York
    Platform 5 estimated
    18:46
    Plymouth
    Platform 4 estimated
    Plymouth
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak

Journey information from Edinburgh to Plymouth

  • Train Fares from: £70.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to Plymouth by train?

    The average journey time between Edinburgh and Plymouth is . On an average weekday, there are 18 trains travelling from Edinburgh to Plymouth. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Edinburgh to Plymouth by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Edinburgh to Plymouth cost?

    Train tickets from Edinburgh to Plymouth can start from as little as £70.50 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.

  • Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Plymouth?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Edinburgh to Plymouth without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Edinburgh to Plymouth.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Edinburgh and Plymouth?

    The distance between Edinburgh and Plymouth is 387 miles.

    Distance: 387 miles
  • What time is the first train from Edinburgh to Plymouth?

    The first train from Edinburgh to Plymouth departs at .

    What time is the last train from Edinburgh to Plymouth?

    The last train from Edinburgh to Plymouth departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Edinburgh to Plymouth timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Edinburgh to Plymouth for Friday 14th Aug 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
21:0011:4814h 48m, 1 change
23:4011:1011h 30m, 2 changes
06:0614:488h 42m, direct
06:1314:488h 35m, 3 changes
06:2414:578h 33m, 2 changes
07:0215:488h 46m, direct
07:3016:238h 53m, 2 changes
08:3017:168h 46m, 2 changes
09:0817:458h 37m, direct
10:0018:468h 46m, 1 change

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Plymouth to Edinburgh.

How to find cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Plymouth

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
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