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  1. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    06:33
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    07:25
    Stirling
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:36
    Stirling
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:28
    Inverness
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:41
    Inverness
    Platform 5 estimated
    13:12
    Helmsdale
    Helmsdale
    2 changes
    Peak
  2. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16 estimated
    08:34
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16 estimated
    11:58
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    14:00
    Inverness
    Platform 6 estimated
    16:36
    Helmsdale
    Helmsdale
    1 change
    Peak
  3. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    09:36
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    10:54
    Perth
    Platform 5 estimated
    11:16
    Perth
    Platform 7 estimated
    13:29
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    14:00
    Inverness
    Platform 6 estimated
    16:36
    Helmsdale
    Helmsdale
    2 changes
    Peak
  4. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    13:36
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    16:54
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:30
    Inverness
    Platform 5 estimated
    21:07
    Helmsdale
    Helmsdale
    1 change
    Peak
  5. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    14:37
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    15:55
    Perth
    Platform 5 estimated
    16:16
    Perth
    Platform 7 estimated
    18:21
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:30
    Inverness
    Platform 5 estimated
    21:07
    Helmsdale
    Helmsdale
    2 changes
    Peak
  6. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    06:33
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    07:25
    Stirling
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:36
    Stirling
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:28
    Inverness
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:41
    Inverness
    Platform 5 estimated
    13:12
    Helmsdale
    Helmsdale
    2 changes
    Peak
  7. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16F estimated
    08:34
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16F estimated
    11:58
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    14:00
    Inverness
    Platform 6 estimated
    16:36
    Helmsdale
    Helmsdale
    1 change
    Peak
  8. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15F estimated
    09:36
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15F estimated
    10:54
    Perth
    Platform 5 estimated
    11:16
    Perth
    Platform 7 estimated
    13:29
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    14:00
    Inverness
    Platform 6 estimated
    16:36
    Helmsdale
    Helmsdale
    2 changes
    Peak
  9. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17F estimated
    13:36
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17F estimated
    16:54
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:30
    Inverness
    Platform 5 estimated
    21:07
    Helmsdale
    Helmsdale
    1 change
    Peak
  10. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15F estimated
    14:37
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15F estimated
    15:55
    Perth
    Platform 5 estimated
    16:16
    Perth
    Platform 7 estimated
    18:21
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:30
    Inverness
    Platform 5 estimated
    21:07
    Helmsdale
    Helmsdale
    2 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Edinburgh to Helmsdale

  • Train Fares from: £30.40
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 3
  • How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to Helmsdale by train?

    The average journey time between Edinburgh and Helmsdale is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 7 trains per day travelling from Edinburgh to Helmsdale. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Helmsdale?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Edinburgh to Helmsdale without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Edinburgh to Helmsdale.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Edinburgh and Helmsdale?

    The distance between Edinburgh and Helmsdale is 151 miles.

    Distance: 151 miles
  • What time is the first train from Edinburgh to Helmsdale?

    The first train from Edinburgh to Helmsdale departs at .

    What time is the last train from Edinburgh to Helmsdale?

    The last train from Edinburgh to Helmsdale 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.
  • Savings tips for Edinburgh to Helmsdale

    • If you take this train more than 3 times per week, you may be able save money with a Season Ticket. Find out more and see if you can buy a season ticket for Edinburgh to Helmsdale here.
    • Use a railcard. National Railcards offer up to 1/3 off train tickets and offer great value for money if you travel by train several times a year. Find out more about railcards here.
    For more tips on saving money on train travel read our cheap train tickets guide here.

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