Duration 5h 19m
Distance 283 miles
Average price £260
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Edinburgh and Lichfield takes 5h 19m and the fastest train takes 4h 13m. The train service runs several times per day from Edinburgh to Lichfield. 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 Crewe

  1. Edinburgh
  2. Crewe
  3. Lichfield
4h 38m
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£105 - £369

Edinburgh to Lichfield train times

Trains run every four hours between Edinburgh and Lichfield. The service departs Edinburgh at 18:51 in the evening, which arrives into Lichfield at 06:44. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 19m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Edinburgh to Lichfield? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Lichfield. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Lichfield City via Crewe and Lichfield Trent Valley High Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 38m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Lichfield is 234 miles. The road distance is 283 miles.

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Edinburgh to Lichfield train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Lichfield train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, arrive at Lichfield Trent Valley station.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh and Lichfield?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Lichfield via Crewe and Lichfield Trent Valley High Level in around 4h 38m.
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Crewe
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£90 - £120
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£230 - £310
Train from Crewe to Lichfield Trent Valley
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£15 - £60
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £21
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£130 - £440
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£130 - £170
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£330 - £440
CrossCountry
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£140 - £360
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£140 - £360
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£140 - £180
Anytime Day 1st Class
£250 - £360
Train from Edinburgh to Burton-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£130 - £330
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£130 - £160
Anytime Day 1st Class
£230 - £330

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