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  1. on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3
    05:40
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3
    07:44
    Carstairs
    Platform 1
    07:50
    Carstairs
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:34
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 7 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 7 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  2. on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  4. on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  5. on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  6. on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  7. on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  8. on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 10 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  9. on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  10. on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 7 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak

Journey information from Preston (Lancs) to Edinburgh

  • Train Fares from: £9.00
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Preston (Lancs) to Edinburgh by train?

    The average journey time between Preston (Lancs) and Edinburgh is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 17 trains per day travelling from Preston (Lancs) to Edinburgh. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Preston (Lancs) to Edinburgh?

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

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Preston (Lancs) and Edinburgh?

    The distance between Preston (Lancs) and Edinburgh is 153 miles.

    Distance: 153 miles
  • What time is the first train from Preston (Lancs) to Edinburgh?

    The first train from Preston (Lancs) to Edinburgh departs at .

    What time is the last train from Preston (Lancs) to Edinburgh?

    The last train from Preston (Lancs) 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.
  • Savings tips for Preston (Lancs) to Edinburgh

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