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Formby to Edinburgh

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  1. on time
    Formby
    Platform 2
    16:09
    Formby
    Platform 2
    16:27
    Southport
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:47
    Southport
    Platform 6 estimated
    17:18
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 2
    17:18
    Wigan Wallgate
    17:38
    Wigan North Western
    17:38
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 5 estimated
    20:20
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  2. on time
    Formby
    Platform 2
    17:09
    Formby
    Platform 2
    17:27
    Southport
    Platform 2 estimated
    17:47
    Southport
    Platform 6 estimated
    18:18
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 2
    18:18
    Wigan Wallgate
    18:38
    Wigan North Western
    18:38
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 5 estimated
    20:00
    Carlisle
    Platform 3 estimated
    20:15
    Carlisle
    Platform 3 estimated
    21:35
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Formby
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:09
    Formby
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:27
    Southport
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:47
    Southport
    Platform 6 estimated
    19:18
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 2
    19:18
    Wigan Wallgate
    19:38
    Wigan North Western
    19:38
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 5 estimated
    22:19
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  4. on time
    Formby
    Platform 2 estimated
    19:09
    Formby
    Platform 2 estimated
    19:27
    Southport
    Platform 2 estimated
    19:47
    Southport
    Platform 6 estimated
    20:18
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 2
    20:18
    Wigan Wallgate
    20:38
    Wigan North Western
    20:38
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 5 estimated
    22:01
    Carlisle
    Platform 3 estimated
    22:15
    Carlisle
    Platform 3 estimated
    23:34
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    Formby
    Platform 1 estimated
    23:33
    Formby
    Platform 1 estimated
    23:58
    Sandhills
    Platform 1 estimated
    00:10
    Sandhills
    00:28
    Liverpool Central
    00:28
    Liverpool Central
    03:37
    Liverpool Lime Street
    03:37
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 10 estimated
    04:11
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    05:00
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    07:44
    Carstairs
    Platform DM estimated
    07:50
    Carstairs
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:34
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 7 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 7 estimated
    5 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    Formby
    Platform 1 estimated
    23:33
    Formby
    Platform 1 estimated
    23:58
    Sandhills
    Platform 1 estimated
    00:10
    Sandhills
    00:28
    Liverpool Central
    00:28
    Liverpool Central
    03:37
    Liverpool Lime Street
    03:37
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 10 estimated
    04:11
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    06:26
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    09:39
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 10 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 10 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak
  7. Formby
    Platform 2 estimated
    06:22
    Formby
    Platform 2 estimated
    06:40
    Southport
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:48
    Southport
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:24
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:24
    Wigan Wallgate
    07:38
    Wigan North Western
    07:38
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:18
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  8. Formby
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:22
    Formby
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:40
    Southport
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:47
    Southport
    Platform 6 estimated
    08:24
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:24
    Wigan Wallgate
    08:38
    Wigan North Western
    08:38
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:59
    Carlisle
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:12
    Carlisle
    Platform 1 estimated
    11:35
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak
  9. Formby
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:22
    Formby
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:40
    Southport
    Platform 3 estimated
    08:52
    Southport
    Platform 6 estimated
    09:23
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:23
    Wigan Wallgate
    09:38
    Wigan North Western
    09:38
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 5 estimated
    12:22
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  10. Formby
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:22
    Formby
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:38
    Southport
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:47
    Southport
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:23
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:23
    Wigan Wallgate
    10:37
    Wigan North Western
    10:37
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:51
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    11:03
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    13:27
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Formby to Edinburgh

  • Train Fares from: £11.90
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 2 to 3
  • How long does it take to travel from Formby to Edinburgh by train?

    The average journey time between Formby and Edinburgh is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 11 trains per day travelling from Formby to Edinburgh. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

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

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

    The distance between Formby and Edinburgh is 166 miles.

    Distance: 166 miles
  • What time is the first train from Formby to Edinburgh?

    The first train from Formby to Edinburgh departs at .

    What time is the last train from Formby to Edinburgh?

    The last train from Formby to Edinburgh 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.

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