Duration 2h 26m
Distance 65.9 miles
Average price £38
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Edinburgh and Kilmarnock takes 2h 26m and the fastest train takes 1h 50m. There is an hourly train service from Edinburgh to Kilmarnock. 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

  1. Edinburgh
  2. Glasgow Central
  3. Kilmarnock
2h 31m
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£11 - £131

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Kilmarnock. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Kilmarnock via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 31m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Kilmarnock is 56 miles. The road distance is 65.9 miles.

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Edinburgh to Kilmarnock train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Kilmarnock train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Kilmarnock station.

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There are 293+ hotels available in Kilmarnock. Prices start at £75 per night.

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You can take a train from Edinburgh to Kilmarnock via Glasgow Central in around 2h 31m.
Train operators
ScotRail
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£12 - £15

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