Service Update, Thursday 18th April: Alterations are in place due to engineering works. Additional alterations are in place for our Inverness/Aberdeen/Fort William to London services – Find out more

Service alterations

This page was updated on April 18, 2019

Severe disruption to Caledonian Sleeper services – Information.

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Upcoming Service Alterations to Caledonian Sleeper services between London and Scotland

Due to planned engineering works, the following timetable alterations will apply to Caledonian Sleeper services:

London Euston closures: April/May 2019
Due to upgrade work taking place around London Euston, there are significant amendments to Caledonian Sleeper services, and some services will be operating to/from London King’s Cross.
Revised departure and arrival times, and stations not being served are detailed below:                                              .

Thursday 18th April
Northbound services will depart from London Euston earlier and with longer journey times. Southbound services will arrive at London King’s Cross. There is no service from: Watford Junction, Crewe, Preston and Carlisle.

Northbound Highlander – London to Inverness/Aberdeen/Fort William
Service departs London Euston at 20:15. Rooms are available from 19:45.
Arrival times for all stations north of Edinburgh are as timetabled. There is no service from Watford Junction, Crewe or Preston.

Northbound Lowlander – London to Edinburgh/Glasgow
Service departs London Euston at 21:30. Rooms are available from 21:00
Edinburgh service arrives at Edinburgh Waverley at 05:12. Rooms to be vacated by 08:00
Glasgow service arrives at Carstairs 06:13, Motherwell 06:58 and terminates at Glasgow Central at 07:22. Rooms to be vacated by 08:00.

Southbound Highlander – Aberdeen/Inverness/Fort William to London (DISRUPTED – Please see amendments)
Aberdeen to London – This service will start in Edinburgh at 01:40. Scotrail and Cross Country are accepting tickets to connect.
Inverness to London – This service will start in Edinburgh at 01:14. Alternate road transport departs Inverness at 20:45, available from 20:00 at Platform 1.
Fort William to London – This service departs Fort William at 19:50 consisting of seated facilities only. Rooms are available from 01:40 at Edinburgh Waverley.
All services arrive at London King’s Cross. There is no service to Preston or Crewe

Disruption to these services is as a result of trains being out of position, following cancellation of our northbound Highlander service on Wednesday 18th April. We are working hard to ensure services operate as best possible this evening and sincerely apologise for the inconvenience caused. Please retain your tickets until your journey is complete.

Southbound Lowlander – Edinburgh/Glasgow to London
Service departs Edinburgh 23:59. Rooms are available from 23:00
Service departs Glasgow Central 22:29. Rooms are available from 21:15
Service calls at Motherwell 22:58 and Carstairs 23:20
Service arrives at London King’s Cross at 07:19. Rooms to be vacated by 07:30

Friday 19th April
Northbound services will depart from London King’s Cross. Southbound services will arrive into London King’s Cross. There are no services from Watford Junction, Crewe, Preston or Carlisle.

Northbound Highlander – London to Inverness
Service departs London King’s Cross at 21:05. Rooms are available from 20:35
There is no service from Watford Junction, Crewe or Preston.
Service arrives at Inverness at 08:41. Rooms to be vacated by 08:42                                                                            .

Northbound Highlander – London to Aberdeen/Fort William
Service departs London King’s Cross at 22:15. Rooms are available from 21:45
There is no service from Watford Junction, Crewe or Preston
Service arrives at Aberdeen 07:39. Rooms to be vacated by 07:45                                                                                .
Service arrives at Fort William 09:57. Rooms to be vacated by 09:58

Northbound Lowlander – London to Edinburgh/Glasgow
Service departs London King’s Cross at 22:45. Rooms are available from 22:15
There is no service to Carlisle, Carstairs or Motherwell
Service arrives at Glasgow Central at 07:27. Rooms to be vacated by 08:00
Service arrives at Edinburgh 05:17. Rooms to be vacated by 08:00
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Southbound Highlander – Inverness to London
Service departs Inverness at 20:45. Rooms are available from 20:00
There is no service to Crewe or Preston
Service arrives at London King’s Cross at 07:48. Rooms to be vacated by 07:50                                                     .

Southbound Highlander – Aberdeen/Fort William to London
Service departs Aberdeen at 21:43. Rooms are available from 21:00
Service departs Fort William at 19:50. Rooms are available from 19:20                                                                     .
There is no service to Crewe or Preston
Service arrives at London King’s Cross at 08:26. Rooms to be vacated by 08:27

Southbound Lowlander – Edinburgh/Glasgow to London
Service departs Glasgow Central at 22:29. Rooms are available from 22:00
Service calls at Motherwell 22:52 and Carstairs 23:15. There is no service to Carlisle.                                            .
Service departs Edinburgh at 23:59. Rooms are available from 23:00
Service arrives at London King’s Cross at 06:51. Rooms to be vacated by 07:00

Sunday 21st April
Northbound services will depart from London King’s Cross. Southbound services will arrive at London King’s Cross. There are no services from Watford Junction, Crewe, Preston or Carlisle.

Northbound Highlander – London to Inverness
Service departs London King’s Cross at 21:20. Rooms are available from 20:50
There is no service from Watford Junction, Crewe or Preston.                                                                                        .
Service arrives at Inverness at 08:41. Rooms to be vacated by 08:42

Northbound Highlander – London to Aberdeen/Fort William
Service departs London King’s Cross at 22:14. Rooms are available from 21:45
There is no service from Watford Junction, Crewe or Preston.
Service arrives at Aberdeen at 07:39. Rooms to be vacated by 07:45                                                                             .
Service arrives at Fort William at 09:57. Rooms to be vacated by 09:58

Southbound Highlander – Inverness to London
Service departs Inverness at 20:26
There is no service to Preston or Crewe
Service arrives at London King’s Cross at 07:57. Rooms to be vacated by 08:00                                                             .

Southbound Highlander – Aberdeen/Fort William to London
Service departs Aberdeen at 21:43. Rooms are available from 21:00
Service departs Fort William at 19:00. Rooms are available from 18:30
There is no service to Preston or Crewe
Service arrives at London King’s Cross at 08:00. Rooms to be vacated by 08:01                                                           .

Southbound Lowlander – Edinburgh/Glasgow to London
Service departs Edinburgh at 23:59. Rooms are available from 23:00
Service departs Glasgow Central at 22:29. Rooms are available from 22:00
There is no service from Motherwell, Carstairs or Carlisle.                                                                                                 .
Service arrives at London King’s Cross at 07:18. Rooms to be vacated by 07:19

Monday 22nd April
Summary of changes: Northbound services will depart from London King’s Cross. Southbound services will arrive at London Euston. There are no services from: Watford Junction, Crewe, Preston or Carlisle.

Southbound Highlander – Aberdeen/Inverness/Fort William to London
Service departs Aberdeen at 21:43. Rooms are available from 21:00
Service departs Inverness at 20:45. Rooms are available at 20:00
Service departs Fort William at 19:50. Rooms are available from 19:20                                                                         .
There is no service from Watford Junction, Preston or Crewe
Service arrives at London Euston 09:05. Rooms to be vacated 09:06

Southbound Lowlander – Edinburgh/Glasgow to London
Service departs Edinburgh at 23:14. Rooms are available from 22:30
Service departs Glasgow Central at 21:30. Rooms are available from 21:00
Service calls at Motherwell 21:59 and Carstairs 22:20
There is no service from Carlisle.
Service arrives at London Euston at 07:07. Rooms to be vacated by 07:30                                                                  .

Northbound Highlander – London to Inverness
Service departs London King’s Cross at 21:09. Rooms are available from 20:40                                                        .
There is no service from Crewe or Preston.
Service arrives at Inverness 08:41. Rooms to be vacated at 08:45

Northbound Highlander – London to Aberdeen/Fort William
Service departs London King’s Cross at 21:45. Rooms are available from 21:15
There is no service from Crewe or Preston
Service arrives at Aberdeen 07:39. Rooms to be vacated by 08:00                                                                                .
Service arrives at Fort William 09:57. Rooms to be vacated by 08:00

Northbound Lowlander – London to Edinburgh/Glasgow
Service departs London King’s Cross at 23:35. Rooms are available from 22:40
Service arrives at Edinburgh at 06:00. Rooms to be vacated by 08:00
Service arrives at Carstairs 07:04 and Motherwell 07:27
Service arrives at Glasgow Central at 08:00. Rooms to be vacated by 08:01

Sunday 28th April
All services
Due to engineering work, there is no service on these dates from Watford Junction, Crewe, Preston or Carlisle.
Journey times will be longer with some amended departure and arrival times.

Northbound Highlander – London to Inverness/Aberdeen/Fort William
Service departs London Euston at 20:28. Rooms are available from 20:00.
Arrival times for all stations north of Edinburgh are as timetabled. There is no service on these dates from Watford Junction, Crewe or Preston.

Northbound Lowlander – London to Edinburgh Waverley/Glasgow Central
Service departs London Euston at 21:34. Rooms are available from 21:00.
Edinburgh service arrives at 05:13. Rooms to be vacated by 08:00
Glasgow service arrives Motherwell at 06:57 and terminates at Glasgow Central at 07:22. Rooms to be vacated by 07:30.

Southbound Highlander – Inverness/Aberdeen/Fort William to London
Service departs Inverness at 20:26. Rooms are available from 20:00                                                                          .
Service departs Aberdeen at 21:43. Rooms are available from 21:00
Service departs Fort William at 19:00. Rooms are available from 18:30
Service arrives at London Euston at 09:05. Rooms to be vacated by 09:15

Southbound Lowlander –Edinburgh/Glasgow to London
Service departs Edinburgh Waverley at 23:15. Rooms are available from 22:30
Service departs Glasgow Central at 21:40 and calls at Motherwell 22:02 and Carstairs 22:20                                 .
Service arrives at London Euston at 07:07. Rooms to be vacated by 07:30                             .

Friday 3rd May
Northbound services will depart from London Euston earlier than planned, and with longer journey times.
Southbound services will arrive at London King’s Cross. There is no service tonight from: Watford Junction, Crewe, Preston or Carlisle.

Northbound Highlander – London to Inverness/Aberdeen/Fort William
Service departs London Euston at 20:15. Rooms are available from 19:45
There is no service from Crewe or Preston
Service arrives at Inverness 08:41. Rooms to be vacated by 08:42
Service arrives at Aberdeen 07:39. rooms to be vacated by 08:00                                                                            .
Service arrives at Fort William 09:57. Rooms to be vacated by 09:58

Northbound Lowlander – London to Edinburgh/Glasgow
Service departs London Euston at 21:30. Rooms are available from 21:00
Service arrives at Carstairs 06:21. There is no service to Carlisle or Motherwell                                                  .
Service arrives at Glasgow Central 07:22 Rooms to be vacated by 08:00
Service arrives at Edinburgh 05:24. Rooms to be vacated by 08:00

Southbound Highlander – Inverness to London
Service departs Inverness at 20:45. rooms are available from 20:15
There is no service to Preston or Crewe
Service arrives London King’s Cross 07:48. Rooms to be vacated by 07:50                                                            .

Southbound Highlander – Fort William/Aberdeen to London
Service departs Fort William 19:50. Rooms are available from 19:20
Service departs Aberdeen 21:43. Rooms are available from 21:00
There is no service to Preston or Crewe
Service arrives at London King’s Cross 08:22. Rooms to be vacated by 08:30                                                       .

Southbound Lowlander – Edinburgh/Glasgow to London
Service departs Edinburgh at 00:23. Rooms are available from 22:30
Service departs Glasgow Central 22:29. Rooms are available from 22:00
Service calls at Motherwell 22:52 and Carstairs 23:15. There is no service from Carlisle.                                    .
Service arrives at London King’s Cross at 06:52. Rooms to be vacated by 07:00

Sunday 5th May
Northbound services will depart from London King’s Cross. Southbound services will arrive into London King’s Cross. There are no services from Watford Junction, Crewe, Preston or Carlisle.

Northbound Highlander – London to Inverness
Service departs London King’s Cross at 21:18. Rooms are available from 20:45                                                       .
There is no service from Watford Junction, Crewe or Preston.
Service arrives at Inverness at 08:41. Rooms to be vacated by 08:42

Northbound Highlander – London to Aberdeen/Fort William
Service departs London King’s Cross at 22:14. Rooms are available from 21:45
There is no service from Watford Junction, Crewe or Preston.
Service arrives at Aberdeen at 07:39. Rooms to be vacated by 07:45                                                                            .
Service arrives at Fort William at 09:57. Rooms to be vacated by 09:58

Northbound Lowlander – London to Edinburgh/Glasgow
Service departs London King’s Cross at 23:38. Rooms are available from 22:40
Service arrives at Edinburgh at 06:00. Rooms to be vacated by 08:00
Service arrives at Carstairs 07:04 and Motherwell 07:27
Service arrives at Glasgow Central at 08:00. Rooms to be vacated by 08:01

Southbound Highlander – Inverness to London
Service departs Inverness at 20:26. Rooms are available from 20:00                                                                            .
There is no service to Preston or Crewe
Service arrives at London King’s Cross at 07:57. Rooms to be vacated by 08:00

Southbound Highlander – Fort William/Aberdeen to London
Service departs Fort William at 19:50. Rooms are available from 19:20.
Service departs Aberdeen at 21:43. Rooms are available from 21:00
There is no service to Preston or Crewe
Service arrives at London King’s Cross at 08:03. Rooms to be vacated by 08:04                                                      .

Southbound Lowlander – Edinburgh/Glasgow to London
Service departs Edinburgh at 23:59. Rooms are available from 23:00
Service departs Glasgow Central at 22:29. Rooms are available from 22:00                                                               .
There is no service from Motherwell, Carstairs or Carlisle.
Service arrives at London King’s Cross at 07:18. Rooms to be vacated by 07:19

Monday 6th May
Northbound services will depart from London King’s Cross. Southbound services will arrive at London Euston. There are no services from Watford Junction, Crewe, Preston or Carlisle.

Southbound Highlander – Aberdeen/Inverness/Fort William to London
Service departs Aberdeen at 21:43. Rooms are available from 21:00
Service departs Inverness at 20:45. Rooms are available at 20:00
Service departs Fort William at 19:50. Rooms are available from 19:20                                                                      .
There is no service from Watford Junction, Preston or Crewe
Service arrives at London Euston 09:05. Rooms to be vacated 09:06

Southbound Lowlander – Edinburgh/Glasgow to London
Service departs Edinburgh at 23:16. Rooms are available from 22:30
Service departs Glasgow Central at 21:40. Rooms are available from 21:00                                                             .
Service calls at Motherwell 22:04 and Carstairs 22:24
There is no service from Carlisle.
Service arrives at London Euston at 07:07. Rooms to be vacated by 07:30

Northbound Highlander – London to Inverness
Service departs London King’s Cross at 21:20. Rooms are available from 20:50
There is no service from Watford Junction, Crewe or Preston.                                                                                     .
Service arrives at Inverness 08:41. Rooms to be vacated at 08:45

Northbound Highlander – London to Aberdeen/Fort William
Service departs London King’s Cross at 22:15. Rooms are available from 21:45
There is no service from Watford Junction, Crewe or Preston
Service arrives at Aberdeen 07:39. Rooms to be vacated by 08:00                                                                            .
Service arrives at Fort William 09:57. Rooms to be vacated by 08:00

Northbound Lowlander – London to Edinburgh/Glasgow
Service departs London King’s Cross at 23:35. Rooms are available from 22:40                                                   .
Service arrives at Edinburgh Waverley 06:00. Rooms to be vacated by 08:00
Service arrives at Carstairs 07:03 and Motherwell 07:27
Service arrives at Glasgow Central at 08:00. Rooms to be vacated by 08:01

Friday 24th May
Due to engineering work, our London to Glasgow/Edinburgh service will not call at Carstairs or Motherwell. Service departure and arrival times are unaffected.

Sundays 12th, 19th, 26th May and 2nd, 9th and 16th June
Due to engineering work, there is no service on these dates from Watford Junction, Crewe, Preston or Carlisle. Journey times will be longer with some amended departure and arrival times.

Northbound Highlander – London to Inverness/Aberdeen/Fort William
Service departs London Euston at 20:28. Rooms are available from 20:00.
Arrival times for all stations north of Edinburgh are as timetabled. There is no service on these dates from Watford Junction, Crewe or Preston.

Northbound Lowlander – London to Glasgow
Service departs London Euston at 21:09. Rooms are available from 20:40
Service arrives Carstairs 06:22, Motherwell at 06:55, and terminates at Glasgow Central at 07:22. Rooms to be vacated by 07:30. There is no service to Carlisle.

Northbound Lowlander – London to Edinburgh
Service departs London Euston at 21:34. Rooms are available from 21:00                                                                .
Service arrives at Edinburgh at 05:13. Rooms to be vacated by 08:00

Southbound Highlander – Inverness/Aberdeen/Fort William to London
Service departs Inverness at 20:26. Rooms are available from 20:00
Service departs Aberdeen at 21:43. Rooms are available from 21:00
Service departs Fort William at 19:00. Rooms are available from 18:30                                                                    .
Service arrives at London Euston at 09:05. Rooms to be vacated by 09:15

Southbound Lowlander – Edinburgh/Glasgow to London
Service departs Edinburgh at 23:15. Rooms are available from 22:30
Service departs Glasgow Central at 21:40 and calls at Motherwell 22:02 and Carstairs 22:20. There is no service from Carlisle.
Service arrives at London Euston at 07:07. Rooms to be vacated by 07:30