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Duration 15h 6m
Distance 512.5 miles
Average price £370
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cornwall and Edinburgh takes 15h 6m and the fastest train takes 10h 18m. The train service runs several times per day from Cornwall to Edinburgh. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Birmingham

  1. Par
  2. Plymouth
  3. Birmingham New Street
  4. Edinburgh
10h 56m
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£223 - £755

Cornwall to Edinburgh train times

Trains run three times a day between Cornwall and Edinburgh. The earliest departure is at 15:02 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Cornwall is at 19:13 which arrives into Edinburgh at 15:09. All services require a transfer, and take on average 15h 6m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Cornwall to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Luxulyan and arriving at Edinburgh via Par, Plymouth and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 56m.

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The distance between Cornwall and Edinburgh is 390 miles. The road distance is 512.5 miles.

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Cornwall to Edinburgh train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Par station.

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Cornwall to Edinburgh train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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What companies run services between Cornwall and Edinburgh?

You can take a train from Cornwall to Edinburgh via Par, Plymouth, and Birmingham New Street in around 10h 56m.
Train operators
CrossCountry
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£28 - £110
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Par to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£28 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£28 - £34
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Plymouth to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£95 - £260
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£95 - £120
Anytime Day 1st Class
£180 - £260
Train from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£120 - £320
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£120 - £150
Anytime Day 1st Class
£220 - £320

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