Duration 2h 18m
Distance 103 miles
Average price £55
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Edinburgh and Haltwhistle takes 2h 18m and the fastest train takes 1h 44m. There is a train service every few hours from Edinburgh to Haltwhistle. 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. Carlisle
  3. Haltwhistle
2h 12m
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£37 - £147

Edinburgh to Haltwhistle train times

Trains run hourly between Edinburgh and Haltwhistle. The earliest departure is at 16:52 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Edinburgh is at 18:52 which arrives into Haltwhistle at 20:36. All services require a transfer at Carlisle and take an average of 2h 18m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Haltwhistle. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Haltwhistle via Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 12m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Haltwhistle is 74 miles. The road distance is 103 miles.

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Edinburgh to Haltwhistle train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Haltwhistle train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Haltwhistle station.

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