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trains to Edinburgh

where history meets culture. where you meet Scotland.

Nestled between the rugged hills and the stunning coastline, Scotland's capital, Edinburgh is a city with timeless beauty, rich history, and vibrant culture. Explore its historic streets, beautiful gardens and the unmissable Edinburgh Castle. Or immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of its festivals including; the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Science Festival and Jazz & Blues Festival. There is in fact something for the whole family in Edinburgh.

top things to do in Edinburgh

Bank holiday train travel to Edinburgh
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
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Bringing a wide variety of theatre, dance, music, and art to life, Edinburgh Fringe Festival has something for everyone! 
Whiskey Experience Edinburgh
Scotch Whiskey Experience
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Discover the art of whisky-making, enjoy tastings, and explore Scotland's rich whisky heritage. 
Foodies Festival
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Head over Inverleith Park on 2-4 August to celebrate top chefs, great drinks, and live music!

top Edinburgh food and drinks guide

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Edinburgh Larder
Edinburgh Larder is a culinary gem, which is well-known for serving locally sourced, healthy, and sustainable seasonal delights. Enjoy a taste of Scotland's finest ingredients all in one delicious brunch menu and more.
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The Witchery
For an unforgettable dining experience, The Witchery by the Castle combines exquisite Scottish cuisine with a historic atmosphere. Located near Edinburgh Castle, it's a destination for fine dining enthusiasts.
Edinburgh Restaurant Seed for the Soul

Seeds for the Soul

Seeds for the Soul offers a unique and wholesome dining experience, with a menu jam-packed with 100% vegan, seasonal meals from brunch to all-day breakfast. As a 'tee-total' restaurant, they offer a fully alcohol-free drinks menu, serving a selection of beers and mocktails. They do offer a BYOB policy for those who would like to drink alcohol.
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Newcastle to Edinburgh

from £12.90

available Tuesday 8 October

London King's Cross to Edinburgh

from £34.90

available Tuesday 8 October

Morpeth to Edinburgh

from £12.90

available Tuesday 8 October

FAQs

You can view live train times to Edinburgh here. Here you can check live service updates with any delays or disruptions which may affect your selected journey. Click through to Lumo JourneyCheck, where you can search for disruption by journey or by disruption from other operators.

 

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Our most popular station is Edinburgh Waverley. Lumo runs five direct services a day from Edinburgh Waverley to all other destinations we operate to, including Newcastle Central Station and London King's Cross. If you need to travel to Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park Station, you can book connecting journeys with us for tickets with other operators. You'll need to have a separate ticket for this part of your journey, as your Lumo train ticket is only valid on Lumo services. We recommend booking both your Lumo ticket and your ticket with the other operator together all in one booking to make the biggest saving!

If you need information on Edinburgh Stations, you can search by station and see our station guides here.

Book train tickets here.

You can search for trains to Edinburgh from the homepage search form or head directly to the ticket search results here. Enter your departure station, destination (Edinburgh), travel dates, and preferred time. After entering your travel information, Lumo should display a list of available trains that match your criteria. Choose the train that best suits your schedule, ticket type preferences and price. Once you've selected your preferred train, follow the prompts to complete the booking process. You'll likely need to enter passenger details and payment information to finalise your ticket purchase.

If you're facing any specific issues or encountering difficulties while booking on Lumo's website, don't hesitate to get in touch with our customer support for assistance here.

You can also book via our app available to download on iOS and android, more information can be found here.
Lumo prefers to be your affordable option when travelling along the East Coast by train. You’ll find that mostly Lumo train tickets will be the cheapest ticket available. You can see the cheap ticket option easily in ticket search results just look out for the tag "Cheapest". We also recommend booking your tickets as far in advance as possible to secure the best deals.

Other things to consider are using a Railcard and choosing off-peak times when booking. You can find out more about Railcards on this page.
You can easily book trains from Edinburgh to London with Lumo. Simply search for trains to London on the homepage search form or head directly to the ticket search results here. Enter your departure station (Edinburgh), destination (London), travel dates, preferred time, and book!

If you're facing any specific issues or encountering difficulties while booking on Lumo's website, don't hesitate to get in touch with our customer support for assistance here.

You can also book via our app available to download on iOS and android, more information can be found here.
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