Save on Your Train Tickets to Edinburgh with Split Ticketing

Get cheap tickets to Edinburgh by splitting your ticket.

Split ticketing involves splitting your fare into multiple tickets to cover separate parts of the journey whilst traveling on exactly the same train.

Use our ticket search to find hidden split ticket fares. The average saving for these is 30% but you could save up to 70%!

On top of that you’ll pay NO booking or card fees when booking with us. We just take a small percentage of the saving.


Journey to any of these stations when buying cheap train tickets to Edinburgh:


Edinburgh Park


Examples of the savings that can be made when buying cheap train tickets to Edinburgh with SplitMyFare:

Manchester Piccadilly to Edinburgh

Standard Fare: £59.90

SplitMyFare: £45.50

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £14.40


Newcastle to Edinburgh

Standard Fare: £48.50

SplitMyFare: £38.40

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £10.10


Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh

Standard Fare: £116

SplitMyFare: £76.90

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £39.10



edinburgh canal

"Probably the most beautiful city we have ever seen.” The Black Eyed Peas


Why Visit Edinburgh by Rail?

We'll tell you where to split your ticket to Edinburgh in order to make big savings and we provide an easy way to buy your ticket. You’ll split your journey into separate tickets but travel on exactly the same train.

Tell us which station you want to go to and in no time you could be having fun in the beautiful city that is Edinburgh with Chris Hoy and J.K.Rowling (Well you never know). You might want to take in a rugby match at Murrayfield, enjoy an interesting visit to the Edinburgh Fringe or take a stroll up to Arthur's Seat. Edinburgh is a great destination with some of the UK's best attractions, ideal for families and groups of friends; it's also a very popular place to travel on business.

We recommend a visit to Edinburgh Zoo if you've got kids. A trip to Edinburgh for Hogmanay is a must for everyone.

Train Fact: Edinburgh's Alexander Graham Bell was told by the Western Union that the telephone he invented was "an interesting novelty without any commercial possibilities.

Imagine yourself on top of a rocky hill, overlooking a medieval city paved with setts or cobblestones, castles towering above and an amazing view of the sea. Where else would you rather spend your vacation than one of Scotland's most beautiful cities - Edinburgh? Setting foot in this city will make you feel like you have time travelled to a different era or gone straight to a real-life Hogwarts. Harry Potter fan or not, that view will surely be pleasant to the eyes.

Edinburgh's city centre is mainly composed of the Old and New towns, two distinct locations that are close enough to walk between. From the airport, you can take the tram heading to York Place and get off at the Princes Street station. A five to seven minute walk will get you to the centre of the Old Town. The first thing you will probably notice when you arrive in this part of the city is the beautiful fortress sitting on top of an extinct volcano. This is Edinburgh Castle, one of Scotland's most famous landmarks. You can then walk straight along the Royal Mile or take the tram to Waverley station to visit other attractions such as the Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, a six-floor magical gallery that has interactive collections of different exhibitions such as puzzles, mazes and holograms.

If you would like to see a collection of more than 3,500 bottles of Scotland's national drink, then The Scotch Whisky Experience would be highly recommended. Fancy a little shopping? Then head straight to the Royal Mile Market at Tron Kirk, where you can grab some authentic food if you get hungry.

The nearby New Town is a dream come true for art lovers. It is where the National Portrait Gallery, Scottish Gallery of Modern Art and Scottish National Gallery are located. These three galleries house the most interesting and historical artworks in the country.

How to find the cheapest train tickets to Edinburgh

If you’re looking for cheap train tickets to Edinburgh there are may ways to save money so you can explore Edinburgh. It may be that you’re getting a train to Edinburgh for a weekend with friends or with work, whatever the reason our journey planner will help you in getting the cheapest available tickets for your trip. Using the journey planner, you can save money travelling to Edinburgh and use that in the shops or at a restaurant.

Some of the biggest savings can be had by searching for split tickets as described above. Another way to save money on train tickets to Edinburgh is by buying an Advance ticket. Advance tickets are usually available from 12 weeks before the date of travel, so it is generally the case that the earlier you book your ticket within this timeframe the cheaper it will be. So if you’re coming to Edinburgh to catch a flight or for some sightseeing, look out for the advance ticket type when you search for your ticket. The longer you wait to buy your ticket the more the price can go up so try to book as quick as you’re able, advance tickets are not normally available on the day of travel, so try not to book on the day.

You can save even more on your train tickets by using a railcard for your journey to Edinburgh. If you’re a regular traveller this is particular useful as buying an eligible railcard can save you 1/3 off the price of all of your future tickets.