Platform 3 is on the right and Platform 4, where the trains from Inverness arrive, is on the left

How to make the train journey from Edinburgh to Perth

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Edinburgh to Perth by train

Trains now take two different routes between Edinburgh and Perth as the slightly faster express trains heading beyond Perth now travel via Stirling.
Though on Monday to Saturday the more frequent trains still take the coastal route via Kirkcaldy.
However on Sundays the trains on the route via Kirkcaldy aren't so frequent

Routes you can take to go from Edinburgh to Perth

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Option 1: taking the slower trains via the coast
Travel Time (approx)

1hr 28min



Travel Info

Monday to Saturday: 1 x train per hour
Sunday: 2 x trains

Route Information

Option 2: taking the express trains via Stirling
Travel Time (approx)

1hr 18min



Travel Info

Monday = 5 x trains
Tues - Friday = 6 x trains per day
Saturday = 6 x trains
Sunday = 4 x trains

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