Duration 6h 3m
Distance 282.6 miles
Average price £78
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Edinburgh and Boston takes 6h 3m and the fastest train takes 4h 56m. The train service runs several times per day from Edinburgh to Boston. 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. Edinburgh
  2. Doncaster
  3. Grantham
  4. Boston
5h 33m
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£38 - £160

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Boston. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Boston via Doncaster and Grantham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 33m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Boston is 243 miles. The road distance is 282.6 miles.

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Edinburgh to Boston train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Boston train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Boston station.

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