Train times from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh (Waverley)

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Trains departing after 18:15, Fri 19 Oct Next trains from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh (Waverley)
Trains departing after 18:15, Fri 19 Oct
18:15
4h 4m Direct
Birmingham New Street towards Edinburgh (Waverley) Platform 3B
4h 4m Direct
Direct
22:19
Edinburgh (Waverley)
18:30
5h 59m 1 change
Birmingham New Street CrossCountry + 1 other towards Edinburgh (Waverley) Platform 9A
Birmingham New Street CrossCountry towards York Platform 9A
4h 59m 1 change
1 change CrossCountry + 1 other
23:29 20:41
Edinburgh (Waverley)
York
20:57
York LNER towards Edinburgh (Waverley)
23:29
Edinburgh (Waverley)
19:15
4h 23m 1 change
Birmingham New Street TransPennine Express towards Edinburgh (Waverley) Platform 6
Birmingham New Street towards Preston (Lancs) Platform 6
4h 23m 1 change
1 change TransPennine Express
Super off peak
23:38 20:51
Edinburgh (Waverley)
Preston (Lancs) Platform 3
21:04
Preston (Lancs) TransPennine Express towards Edinburgh (Waverley)
23:38
Edinburgh (Waverley)
clock Super Off-Peak
19:31
11h 20m 3 changes
Birmingham New Street CrossCountry + 2 others towards Edinburgh (Waverley) Platform 5B
Birmingham New Street CrossCountry towards Manchester Piccadilly Platform 5B
11h 20m 3 changes
3 changes CrossCountry + 2 others
Super off peak
06:51 20:59
Edinburgh (Waverley)
Manchester Piccadilly
21:22
Manchester Piccadilly TransPennine Express towards Glasgow Central
00:53
Glasgow Central
06:00
Glasgow Queen Street ScotRail towards Edinburgh (Waverley)
06:51
Edinburgh (Waverley)
clock Super Off-Peak
19:36
11h 15m 4 changes
Birmingham New Street West Midlands Trains + 1 other towards Edinburgh (Waverley) Platform 4C
Birmingham New Street West Midlands Trains towards Crewe Platform 4C
11h 15m 4 changes
4 changes West Midlands Trains + 1 other
Super off peak
06:51 20:30
Edinburgh (Waverley)
Crewe
20:43
Crewe towards Preston (Lancs)
21:31
Preston (Lancs)
21:42
Preston (Lancs) towards Glasgow Central
00:05
Glasgow Central
06:00
Glasgow Queen Street ScotRail towards Edinburgh (Waverley)
06:51
Edinburgh (Waverley)
clock Super Off-Peak
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Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh (Waverley): the journey lowdown

Travelling across the UK comes with it's far share of quandaries, so we put together this fun fact sheet to give you all the info you need to know about trains from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh (Waverley).

Our trains run from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh (Waverley) every 4hr 7m, so you've got plenty of options when booking your tickets. If you want to make a saving on them, book in advance and make sure you travel during Off-Peak times.

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Average journey time from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh (Waverley):
4hr 7m

How long does it take to travel from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh (Waverley) by train?

It takes an average of 4hr 7m to get the train from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh (Waverley). More than enough time to watch your favourite TV series. If you're travelling during public holidays or weekends, it may take a little longer.

Can you travel from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh (Waverley) direct by train?

Yes you can! You can travel from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh (Waverley) direct by train, starting from Birmingham New Street and ending at Edinburgh (Waverley). All of our Virgin trains to Edinburgh (Waverley) run directly, allowing you to get there quicker.

What time is the first train from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh (Waverley)?

The first train leaves Birmingham New Street at 06:15. Avoid a foggy-headed early morning ticket rush and book yours in advance.

What time is the last train from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh (Waverley)?

You can catch the last train back to Birmingham New Street at 18:15.

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