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Train  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Cambridge

£78 - £445

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Bus  •  11h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Cambridge, Grafton Centre 905

£25 - £36

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Train via Sheffield  •  9h 22m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Ely

£172 - £376

Drive  •  6h 8m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Newmarket 341.4 miles

£50 - £80

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, train  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Newmarket

£31 - £181

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
  3. Take the train from Cambridge to Newmarket

£70 - £216

Fly Edinburgh to London City, train  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Cambridge

£86 - £254

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, train  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Cambridge

£69 - £338

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN
  4. Take the train from Cambridge to Newmarket

£48 - £268

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train  •  7h 16m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Cambridge

£86 - £276

Edinburgh to Newmarket by train

The train journey time between Edinburgh and Newmarket is around 7h 14m and covers a distance of around 376 miles. The fastest train normally takes 5h 40m. Services are operated by LNER, CrossCountry and Greater Anglia. Typically 93 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 14m
Fastest train time:
5h 40m
Train distance:
376 miles
Trains per week:
93
Cheapest price:
£78
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:48
Last train departs at:
19:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Newmarket train schedules

Edinburgh → Newmarket
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Newmarket is to bus which costs £25 - £40 and takes 11h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Newmarket is to fly and train which costs £30 - £190 and takes 4h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Newmarket. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Newmarket, Horse Racing Museum via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Bedford, Bus Station and Cambridge, Emmanuel Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Newmarket. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Newmarket via Peterborough and Cambridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 24m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Newmarket is 296 miles. The road distance is 341.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Newmarket without a car is to train which takes 6h 24m and costs £75 - £450.

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It takes approximately 6h 24m to get from Edinburgh to Newmarket, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Newmarket bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Newmarket is to train which takes 6h 24m and costs £75 - £450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £40 and takes 11h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Newmarket.
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  • Distance: 296.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 24m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Newmarket, Suffolk, England?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Newmarket via Peterborough and Cambridge in around 6h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Newmarket via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Bedford, Bus Station, Cambridge, Grafton Centre, and Cambridge, Emmanuel Street in around 11h 18m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£35 - £150
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £400
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£15 - £95
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£19 - £120
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£16 - £130
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £320
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£140 - £200
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£220 - £320
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£110 - £300
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£110 - £140
Anytime Day 1st Class
£210 - £300
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£26 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£26 - £32
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £110
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Ely
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£26 - £50
Off-Peak Single
£50 - £70
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£55 - £85
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£16 - £24
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Newmarket
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Tottenham Hale to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£20 - £30
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£26 - £35
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£26 - £35
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£39 - £44
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£39 - £44
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
National Express
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Cambridge, Grafton Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to London Stansted Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Edinburgh to Newmarket bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Cambridge, Grafton Centre station.

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Edinburgh to Newmarket train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Newmarket is 341 miles. It takes approximately 6h 8m to drive from Edinburgh to Newmarket.

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to London Stansted Airport.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £1 - £6.

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