Trains to North Berwick

North Berwick is a popular seaside town that became famous in the 19th century thanks to its scenic harbour, the East and the West sandy bays and golf resorts that continue to attract holiday-makers year on year. The town is located roughly 25 miles (40 km) South-East of Edinburgh.

North Berwick is served by the homonymous seaside train station that is the terminus of the Edinburgh to North Berwick line. The station is situated 22 1⁄4miles (35.8 km) east of Edinburgh Waverley. On weekdays hourly train services are operated by ScotRail a regular hourly frequency with additional services provided on peak hours. On Saturdays train services operate every half-hour during day time and hourly in the evenings. Most trains stop at all-stations between North Berwick and Edinburgh. Only a few trains continue to Glasgow central via Carstairs and Motherwell.

Passengers travelling to North Berwick can benefit from a ticket office and self-service ticket machines, seats, shops and payphones. Wi-Fi, CCTV, step free access and accessibility help points are available at this train station. The train station is only a few minutes-walk from its colourful town centre or breathtaking coastline. Passengers travelling to North Berwick should book their train tickets online and in advance to benefit from special offers and largely discounted train fares.

North Berwick offers a range of outdoor activities to its visitors from climbing the North Berwick Law to enjoy sweeping views of the coastline and enjoy birdwatching, taking advantage of the area’s abundant wildlife. The Scottish seabird centre, a local charity offers the opportunity to visitors to spot with interactive cameras unrivalled views of wildlife in their natural habitat. The centre also offers seasonal boat tours lead by experienced guides to spot whales, the occasional dolphins or view seabird nesting spots around Craig Leith, Brass Rock and the Isle of May that are all North Berwick's surrounding islands.

North Berwick harbour serves local fisherman fresh catches, from fresh mussels, to half-lobster with chips. The town centre offers a range of quaint cafes, bars and restaurants located along the High Street. Art lovers should enter one of the town centre's local galleries offering Fine Art. Heritage lovers should climb to Tantallon Castle, dating back to the 14th century. There are plenty of activities to keep the entire family entertained. Book single or group train tickets to North Berwick and come and enjoy sea life and all that this seaside town has to offer.


Last updated:   16 March 2022