Compare train tickets from Edinburgh to Hamilton
Train service from Edinburgh to Hamilton
Schedule & Pricing Info
How much are train tickets from Edinburgh to Hamilton?
|Fastest Train||0h 58m|
|Trains Per Day||16|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Edinburgh to Hamilton right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
What is the price of a train ticket from Edinburgh to Hamilton?
In the last month, $17.60 was the average price of a train ticket from Edinburgh, EDH to Hamilton, SLK. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price if you book online in advance of your travel date.
How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Hamilton?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Edinburgh to Hamilton are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Edinburgh at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
How many trains per day run from Edinburgh to Hamilton?
There are 16 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Hamilton to Edinburgh.
What train services are there from Edinburgh to Hamilton?
There are 3 train lines with service from Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of to Hamilton, South Lanarkshire. ScotRail is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 10 trains each day.
Where is the train station in Edinburgh?
There is one train station in Edinburgh:
- Edinburgh Waverley
Where is the train station in Hamilton?
Hamilton receives travelers from Edinburgh at its two active train stations:
- Hamilton West
- Hamilton Central