Duration 1h 47m
Distance 65.1 miles
Average price £35
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Balloch takes 1h 47m and the fastest train takes 1h 43m. There is an hourly train service from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Balloch. 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 Glasgow Queen Street Low Level

  1. Edinburgh
  2. Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  3. Balloch
1h 59m
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£15 - £43

Edinburgh Waverley Station to Balloch train times

Trains run hourly between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Balloch. The earliest departure is at 09:16 in the morning, and the last departure from Edinburgh Waverley Station is at 22:16 which arrives into Balloch at 00:02. All services require a transfer at Glasgow Queen Street and take an average of 1h 47m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Balloch. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Balloch via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 59m.

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The distance between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Balloch is 54 miles. The road distance is 65.1 miles.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Balloch train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Balloch train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Balloch station.

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You can take a train from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Balloch via Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Queen Street Low Level in around 1h 59m.
Train operators
ScotRail
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Balloch
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£9 - £13
Train from Edinburgh to Hyndland
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Hyndland to Balloch
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£8 - £11

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