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Whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure, trains from Edinburgh to Perth can remove all the stress from your trip. They usually take less than 90 minutes and should see you arrive relaxed and ready for the day ahead. Below, you can find live train times from Edinburgh to Perth to help you map out your journey, while we’ll also provide tips on how to make significant savings on your fares.

Journey information from Edinburgh to Perth

  • How long is the average journey duration from Edinburgh to Perth? 1 hour 27 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Edinburgh to Perth? 1 hour 12 minutes
  • When is the first train from Edinburgh to Perth? 06:35
  • When is the last train from Edinburgh to Perth? 23:18
  • How many services run for Edinburgh to Perth today? 24

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


Tips on how to book cheaper train tickets

Book on our site

If you secure your train tickets from Edinburgh to Perth on our website, we won’t charge you a booking fee, unlike other providers.

Opt for Off-Peak

If you can afford to be flexible with your arrangements, Off-Peak trains from Edinburgh to Perth can offer you great savings. Why not check the journey planner to see if your route is eligible for these fares.

Purchase a Railcard

Are you 16-25? A senior? Perhaps you frequently travel with the same friend or family member? We have a number of Railcards tailored to all kinds of people, which can save you 1/3 on the price of your trains from Edinburgh to Perth.

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