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Station Address
Edinburgh Rail Station station,
Princes Street,
PostcodeEH1 1BB

Lines Served

National Rail

  • First Transpennine Express
  • Cross Country
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Scotrail
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Station facilities

Local travel options

Storage shelteredYes
Storage location Cycle storage can be found in the station: by the lift at Platform 2 (37 spaces) Platform 3 (68 Spaces) and adjacent to Platform 19 (86 Spaces). Additional cycle spaces are available in New Street car park (32 spaces).
Storage spaces223
Storage CCTVPlease do not leave panniers, bags or trailers attached to bicycles or racks. Panniers, bags or trailers attached to bicycles will be removed and deposited in lost property, a fee may be charged for their return. 
Car ParkYes
Operator New Street: Long Stay
Phone numberAPCOA
Alternative phone number0345 077 4224
Address0131 557 3508
Note - -
Opening hours To book online parking see http://www.trainstationparking.co.uk/ 
Number of spaces Monday - Friday 04:00 - 00:45 Saturday - Sunday 06:00 - 00:45
Accessible car park equipment617  with 16 accessible spaces available
Free of charge Parking is chargeable for all vehicles. There is free short term parking for up to 40 minutes at New Street car park  
CCTV CoverageWheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided 
Onward travel informationNo
Accessible taxis Buses can be found on Princess Street exit 1. Lothian Buses provide a network of daily and frequent bus services around the city. For details please visit: www.lothianbuses.com All Lothian buses are accessible and can be lowered to give step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buy an Edinburgh PLUSBUS ticket with you train ticket, for unlimited bus travel around the whole of Edinburgh. For details please visit: www.plusbus.info Edinburgh Tram stop can be found just outside the station entrance. The tram route runs from Edinburgh Airport to York Place in the City Centre. For full details please visit: www.edinburghtrams.com
Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available Nearest Taxi Ranks are on Market St and Waverley Bridge outside the station.
Metro Taxi ranks are located on Waverley Bridge and also Market Street. Market Street can be accessed step free via available lifts. 

Ticket Office

Ticket OfficeYes
Opening hours Monday - Friday 05:00 - 23:59 Saturday 05:00 - 23:59 Sunday 07:00 - 23:59 Advanced Tickets can only be purchased between 09:30 and 18:30 Monday-Sunday.
Location In the Travel Centre
Height adjusted ticket office counterHeight adjusted ticket counter is not available at this station
Induction loopThis office has an induction loop
Ticket machinesYes
Accessible ticket machinesThere are no accessible ticket machines at this station
Collection of pre-purchased ticketsYes, from either ticket office or self-service ticket machine
Smartcards issuedNo
Smartcards validatorsNo

Station Facilities

ATM MachineLocated on concourse Located by the ticket office
Bureau de ChangeYes
First class LoungeYes
First class Lounge opening hours Opening Hours London North Eastern Railway Mon-Fri 06:30-21:00 Sat 09:00-17:30 Sun 09:45-19:00 Located London North Eastern lounge is opposite platform 4 Tickets Accepted in London North Eastern Railway First Class Lounge Fully inter-available First Class Season Ticket (i.e. tickets not specific to one train company) Any First Class Anytime ticket valid for travel on the London North Eastern Railway route Any London North Eastern Railway First Class packages First Advance (routed LNER & connections) LNER First Class Reader Offer (routed LNER & connections) LNER First Class Flat Fare (routed LNER & connections) LNER Rewards First Class Leisure Single (routed LNER & connections) LNER Self-Print First Class Upgrade voucher (routed LNER & connections) Inclusive Tour Tickets (eg. Superbreak) Weekend First Caledonian Sleeper First Class Restricted tickets All First Class tickets valid only on other train operators Assistance dogs and other well behaved dogs on leads will be permitted in all London North Eastern Railway First Class Lounges. Facilities Toilets, Meeting rooms, TV, newspapers, screens with updated train information, telephone Refreshments Complimentary: tea/coffee/hot chocolate/orange juice/water/ biscuits Wi-Fi Yes Showers Accessible showers are currently unavailable due to refurbishment.
Pay phones
Pay phones typeYes
Accessible public telephonesCards and Coins
Post box Available in part on the main concourse during Station Opening times
Public Wi-FiYes
Refreshment facilitiesLocated on the concourse
Type of shops availableYes
ToiletsCoffee shop Public House/Bar Food outlet (Seating available)
Accessible toiletsYes
Baby changing facilitiesWide range of shops Passport Photo Booth
Baby changing facilities locationYes
National key toiletsYes
National key toilets locationYes
TrolleysFemale toilets,Male toilets, 
Waiting RoomsYes
Waiting rooms opening hours At entrance to Public Toilets

Disability Accessibility

Staff help available Assistance is available from welcome hosts, the travel centre, and the mobility assistance office as well as the customer information point in the main concourse. The Mobility Assistance Room is located opposite platform 4.
Staff help available opening times Monday - Friday 04:00 - 00:45 Saturday 04:00 - 00:45 Sunday 06:00 - 00:45 Christmas Day Closed Boxing Day Closed
Ramp for train accessYes
Step free access coverageYes
Step free access note There is step free access to all parts of the station with lifts and escalators giving access to the platforms
Wheelchairs availableYes
Wheelchairs available open hours Monday - Sunday 24 Hours a Day

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