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Trains from Motherwell to Edinburgh

Running 9 times a day with CrossCountry*

*Based on scheduled timetable

Travelling from Motherwell to Edinburgh is quick and easy with CrossCountry. Enjoy great savings with no booking fee and Advance tickets even on the day,up until 15 minutes before departure.

Sit back and relax as CrossCountry takes you from Motherwell Station to Edinburgh Waverly in less than an hour. This short journey takes you through some typical Scottish villages on your way across the country to Edinburgh. Enjoy views of the countryside as they speed by your window.

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CrossCountry Trains from Motherwell to Edinburgh (Waverley)

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Travelling to Edinburgh

  • First CrossCountry train - 06:17
  • Last CrossCountry train - 21:23

Travelling from Motherwell to Edinburgh

The busy city of Edinburgh has long been a magnet for tourists and business travellers alike. Whatever your reason for visiting the Scottish capital, there’s something here for everyone. Whether you’re visiting for the history, the culture, the shopping or the amazing theatre scene that lasts long after the festival has packed up and gone home, there’s something here for everyone.

Once you have arrived in Edinburgh

Onward travel: Taxis, Trams and Buses in Edinburgh

There are a variety of options open to visitors to Edinburgh on their arrival at Waverly Station. Regular tram services link the city centre to the airport, as well as intervening stops and can be found just a short walk from the station.  An excellent bus service also links the station to the wider city as well as the surrounding areas. Should you prefer, a taxi rank is available adjacent to the station.

Shopping in Edinburgh

People come to Edinburgh for the shopping from across Scotland and beyond and it’s easy to see why. Just beyond the station lies Princes Street, which is home to a range of fashion outlets to suit every budget, from high street favourites to designer labels. If you’re looking for vintage finds then search no further than the Grassmarket, which has a range of antique books, retro clothing, and backdated vinyl. It is also home to a weekly Farmers Market where you can pick up fresh local produce. At the end of a long day shopping you will be able to choose from a plethora of cafés, bars or restaurants.

Culture in Edinburgh

There’s a huge amount to see and do in Edinburgh! Whether you wish to visit the Botanical gardens, or one of the many museums dotted around the city, there’s plenty to learn. Alternatively admire the architecture of the UNESCO protected city centre which turns 250 years old next year. If you visit during the summer you won’t be able to miss the impact of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival on the local culture, however, even at other times there is plenty of theatre to discover at one of the many venues which showcase a wide variety of performances year-round.

Spending time in Edinburgh?

Whether you’re looking to have a great day out or simply want to grab a bite to eat, our Edinburgh Guide can help you plan the perfect visit!

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