Edinburgh Train Tickets
Railsaver offers the cheapest Edinburgh train ticket prices to get you from Edinburgh as quickly and as cheaply as possible. All you need to do is use the Railsaver National Rail Journey Planner above to check train times, compare fares and book your train ticket from Edinburgh online in few easy steps.
Important: When you book a Edinburgh train ticket using the Railsaver National Rail Journey Planner at the top of this page the price of your ticket will be for the complete journey and include any connections that you may need to make en-route between Edinburgh, and you will not need to purchase any additional train tickets.
Edinburgh Waverley Train Station
Edinburgh Waverley train station is the main railway station in the Scottish capital Edinburgh. Covering an area of over 25 acres in the centre of the city, it is the second-largest main line railway station in the United Kingdom.
Besides your train from to Edinburgh there are many other local rail services operated by including the routes to Glasgow, the Fife Circle, and services to Stirling, Dunblane and Alloa departing from Edinburgh Waverley train station, all of which you may book here.
Edinburg Waverley is also the terminus of the Edinburgh leg of the West Coast Main Line served by Virgin and Trans-Pennine and is where your train to Edinburgh would usually terminate.
Edinburgh Waverley is the third busiest railway station in Scotland after Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street, and the fifth busiest in the UK outside London, with 22.9 million passenger entries and exits between April 2013 and February 2014. Passengers travelling on the Edinburgh rail route contribute to these statistics.
East Coast Trains generally operate three services every two hours to London King's Cross throughout the day with all trains calling at Newcastle Central and most at York and various other stations en route.
CrossCountry trains also operate an hourly service to Plymouth via Leeds, Sheffield, Birmingham, Bristol and Exeter. This service is sometimes extended to Penzance in the South. Northbound this is extended to Dundee or Aberdeen every two hours. Westbound this is extended to Glasgow Central every two hours.
Edinburgh Haymarket Train Station
Edinburgh Haymarket railway station is the second largest railway station in Edinburgh. It is a major commuter and long-distance destination, located near the city centre, in the West End.
Trains from the Edinburgh Haymarket station serve much of Scotland, including Fife and Glasgow, suburban lines to the east, and the East Coast Main Line through to London.
Haymarket station is operated by First ScotRail who also operate some passenger services calling at the station. Additional services are operated by East Coast, Virgin Trains, First TransPennine Express and Cross Country.
Travellers coming to Edinburgh for the first time from London sometimes make the mistake of getting off at Haymarket as it is the first of the two Edinburgh stops.
Split Edinburgh Train Tickets
Splitting your Edinburgh train ticket is a great way to save money - even if you book your split Edinburgh rail tickets on the day of departure.
You will still travel on the same Edinurgh train, at the same times and in the same seat but with two or more cheaper tickets instead of one expensive ticket and, contrary to what some may say, you do not have to break your journey at any of the intermediate stations. This is what split ticketing is all about.
Click Here to see how much you can save by splitting your Edinburgh train ticket by using the automated Railsaver Split Ticket search and booking service.
If you need more information about trains from Edinburgh (or any other train station in Scotland) including train times, ticket availability, arrival and departures times or just need to check to Edinburgh train ticket prices feel free to contact us for assistance.