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Trains from Alnmouth to Edinburgh with CrossCountry take you from the beautiful coastal village to Scotland’s capital on a journey that covers one of the prettiest sections of track in the UK. You will wind your way along the east coast before arriving in Edinburgh.
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Travelling to Edinburgh
First CrossCountry train - 10:13
Last CrossCountry train - 22:00
Travelling from Alnmouth to Edinburgh
The capital of Scotland has much to offer its visitors, whether you’re there for a day or a week there’s plenty to keep you occupied. Whether you’re planning on hitting the shops, immersing yourself in the vibrant music scene or uncovering some of the city’s hidden historic gems.
Are there direct trains from Alnmouth to Edinburgh?
Yes, CrossCountry runs direct services that connect Alnmouth to Edinburgh.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Alnmouth to Edinburgh?
Sit back and relax on your train from Alnmouth to Edinburgh, as you enjoy our comfortable seats and if you prefer, you can even choose one with a table. Ample luggage storage space is provided, as well as electric points to charge devices. If the mood should take you, purchase some light refreshments from the trolley service. For even more comfort, why not upgrade to First Class?
Does Edinburgh Waverly Station have step-free access?
As well as having step-free access throughout, Edinburgh Waverly has a range of accessibility solutions for those with a range of mobility needs.
How far is the city centre?
Edinburgh Waverly is conveniently situated off Princes Street, right in the heart of the city centre.
Does the station have family areas?
Edinburgh Waverly Station has baby changing facilities, as well as a waiting room that is perfect for families.
For further information about Edinburgh Waverly Station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in Edinburgh
Onward travel: Taxis, Trams and Buses in Edinburgh
Edinburgh is well-serviced when it comes to public transport. The trams link the train station to the airport, making it an excellent choice for those doing an onward journey. There is also an extensive bus network covering the city and much of the surrounding areas. For those who prefer to travel by cab, a taxi rank is also available at the station.
Shopping in Edinburgh
If you’re looking to shop until you drop, there’s no better place than Edinburgh. Whether you choose to shop where unique independents stand shoulder-to-shoulder with big brands or you would rather peruse a market or a suburb for unique finds, there’s something for everyone here. At the end of a long day of shopping, there’s an amazing array of cafés to relax in or you can even write your own novel, as JK Rowling famously once did from the comfort of an Edinburgh café.
Culture in Edinburgh
Edinburgh is often used as a filming location and it’s easy to see why. Wandering around the city, you can see endless examples of stunning architecture and if you venture beyond the city’s bright lights, you can visit the beach. Within the city, the Royal Mile is a big draw. Here you can see many of the iconic attractions that the city has to offer, sample one of the vibrant eateries and pick up some souvenirs.
Spending time in Edinburgh?
However long you’re expecting to spend in Edinburgh, you’ll find plenty to do in the city and our Edinburgh Guide can help you to plan the perfect visit.
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