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Duration 6h 46m
Distance 444.6 miles
Average price £340
Frequency 19/day

Trip overview

The average train between Eastbourne and Edinburgh takes 6h 46m and the fastest train takes 6h 13m. There is a train service every few hours from Eastbourne 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.


  1. Eastbourne
  2. London Kings Cross
  3. Edinburgh
6h 29m
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£71 - £446

Eastbourne to Edinburgh train times

Trains run hourly between Eastbourne and Edinburgh. The earliest departure is at 10:06 in the morning, and the last departure from Eastbourne is at 22:24 which arrives into Edinburgh at 11:10. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 46m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Eastbourne to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Eastbourne and arriving at Edinburgh via Victoria station and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 29m.

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The distance between Eastbourne and Edinburgh is 388 miles. The road distance is 444.6 miles.

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Eastbourne to Edinburgh train services, operated by Southern, depart from Eastbourne station.

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Eastbourne to Edinburgh train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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