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Journey details

Best price 37$
Journey duration 8 h 29 min
Connections per day 103
First departure: 00:30
Last departure: 23:54
Distance 497km

With virail the cheapest train tickets from Cardiff to Edinburgh

With Virail you can find the best train connection from Cardiff to Edinburgh , you just need to enter the date of your trip and we will find the best solution for you! On our platform you can also choose between a round-trip ticket or a one-way ticket and you can filter your results by price and departure. Once you chose the best ticket for your trip we will redirect you automatically to the provider’s website where you will be able to book and pay your ticket. Virail is a metasearch platform with customers from more than 30 countries. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and enables you to find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

Trains from Cardiff to Edinburgh: which companies can you travel with?

Among all virail partners, you will also be able to travel with Nationalrail, serving the train route between Cardiff and Edinburgh.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

What is the cheapest price for train tickets to Edinburgh?

If you have the possibility to book in advance, you will be likely to find cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Edinburgh for 37,00 $. In case you can't plan in advance, train tickets to Edinburgh cost on average 128,23 $.

Ticket price Cardiff - Edinburgh every day

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When it comes to short distances, bus and carpooling represent a good alternative to the train journey, especially if you are travelling with a limited budget.

Which stations do the trains to Edinburgh leave from?

The trains to Edinburgh will leave from Cardiff Central, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff Queen Street or Cardiff Air Bus and will arrive at Edimburgh.

How many train connections exist to go from Cardiff to Edinburgh per day?

If you need to travel to Edinburgh from Cardiff please know that there are 73 train connections every day. Please know that absolutely all these connections have a change or more. Therefore, you will not stay in the same train for the whole trip.

How long do you need to get to Edinburgh by train?

On average, it takes 8 hours and 6 minutes to get to Edinburgh by train, but you will need 7 hours and 17 minutes with the fastest trains. The first one is available at 13:07, whereas the last one leaves Cardiff at 23:10.

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