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The train journey from Derby to Edinburgh has never been more comfortable than with CrossCountry. Kick back and relax while we take you where you want to go. With no need to worry about sitting in traffic or navigating airports, travelling with us takes the stress out of getting from A to B.
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Travelling to Edinburgh
First CrossCountry train - 10:45
Last CrossCountry train - 18:45
Travelling from Derby to Edinburgh
Discover Edinburgh and all its charms for yourself with CrossCountry. Travelling from Derby to Edinburgh couldn't be easier on one of our trains, leaving you free to explore. Of course, whether this exploration covers a day's stay, a weekend or a week is up to you. There's so much to do in Edinburgh that you just might extend your stay.
Are there direct trains from Derby to Edinburgh?
Yes, you can travel from Derby to Edinburgh easily and quickly with CrossCountry, without changing.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Derby to Edinburgh?
When travelling from Derby to Edinburgh you'll have all the amenities you would expect on a CrossCountry train. Enjoy electric points, subject to availability, and a range of seating options, including group bookings . There is also an at-seat service offering a variety of light refreshments for you to enjoy.
Is WiFi available on trains from Derby to Edinburgh?
Yes! You can enjoy surfing through the countryside, with free WiFi on-board all our trains from Derby to Edinburgh.
T&Cs apply. Visit our WiFi On-Board page for more info.
Can I reserve a seat on trains from Derby to Edinburgh?
If you have an Anytime or Off-Peak ticket, chances are you can reserve a seat on our trains from Derby to Edinburgh using our ten minute reservation service! This handy service lets you reserve a seat by text message. Check out our Ten Minute Reservation page for more information.
Where can I find cheap tickets from Derby to Edinburgh?
We want to connect you to the people and places you love, and we know that getting tickets at the best possible price is an important part of that. We aim to make finding the cheapest tickets as easy as possible. Check out our guide to finding cheap tickets, and keep an eye on our special offers for the latest deals!
Can I use my railcard on trains from Derby to Edinburgh?
Yes! You can use your railcard on CrossCountry services, so there's a good chance you'll be able to save on your fare. There are a number of options available so check out our Railcards page to be sure you can use your particular card on this service.
For full information about Edinburgh station, check out our station guide.
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