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  • Power Outlet
  • Wifi
  • Refreshments
  • Media
  • AC
  • WC
  • Seat Reservation
  • Luggage
  • Allows Bicycle

ScotRail trains provide travellers with toilets in every carriage, air conditioning in warmer months and plenty of room for any luggage or bicycles. On some longer journeys there is free WiFi on board as well as power outlets and either a refreshment trolley or a refreshment carriage.


Scotrail provides services throughout Northern England to areas such as Newcastle and Carlisle, as well as London. The vast majority of services are between major Scottish cities, such as Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Aberdeen. Glasgow Central Station and Edinburgh Waverley are the two main rail hubs on the Scottish rail network, with 50 million passengers passing through their ticket barriers collectively each year.

ScotRail operates trains along the Highland Main Line, which is renowned for the scenic views of the Scottish Highlands. A Caledonian sleeper train running overnight also takes passengers from Scotland to London’s Euston Station.

Established under the brand Scotrail by National Express in 1997, the company was transferred to First in 2004 at which point it was redubbed First Scotrail. In 2008 in attempts to rebrand, the company returned to the original name, Scotrail.


Planning your ScotRail Trip with GoEuro

  • ScotRail Timetable Information:A concise table showing all ScotRail train times to help you book cheap ScotRail tickets, available to download.
  • The best way to your destination: Compare the best results by fastest or most optimal routes with alternative bus and flight results.


Find a PDF version of all ScotRail times here.

Scotrail Ticket Types

Scotrail offers quite a large array of tickets such as Advance tickets, Group tickets known as Friend’s Fare, Anytime tickets which offer full flexibility regarding timing, Family tickets for your family travel needs, as well as off-peak tickets.

  • Passengers may elect to travel in Standard or in First Class where they can enjoy extra legroom, access to power sockets for computers and other electronic devices as well as complimentary drinks and various refreshments on board. Standard Class offers a comfortable and relaxing ride to your destination.

  • All types of National Rail Railcards are still applicable on rail services in Scotland, meaning that card holders are still entitled to one third off rail travel north of the border. For more information on the types of National Rail Railcards that are available, here is some more information on Railcards.

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