Caledonian Sleeper

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Caledonian Sleeper - Info

General

The Caledonian Sleeper is a famous night train that runs between London Euston and all major destinations in Scotland like Edinburgh, Inverness and Fort William. 

The trains has sleeper cabin for 1, 2 or 3 persons and carriages with reclining seats. 

Map

2nd class / seats

  • Comfortable seats
  • Seat reservations are required 
  • At-seat catering is available on most trains 
  • You can also get food and drinks in the lounge bar
  • Free wifi 

1st class / Sleeping Cabins

  • Cabins for 1,2 or 3 persons
  • Real beds  
  • Linnen is provided 
  • Airconditioning 
  • Wash basin with shaver point and soft hand towel
  • Toiletry pack is provided.
  • Power sockets are available 
  • Free wifi 
  • Free breakfast
  • A host is available to serve you light snacks and drinks from the room service selection

Catering
Use of the Lounge Car is restricted to First Class customers during busy times, however both First and Standard Class customers can buy food and drink and take it back to their cabin. A varied buffet service is available for seated sleeper customers

Wifi
Wifi is available for free for travelers in the 1st and 2nd class.  

Power sockets  
Available in the sleeper cabins.

Children

  • Children up to 4 years travel for free when they don't need an own seat.
  • Children from 5 untill 15 years get a 50% discount on most tickets
  • Seat reservations are possible for kids between 5 and 15, but not for children below 5 years. 

Animals
Small dogs, cats and other small are allowed, max. 2 per person. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times unless contained in a basket. 
Dogs without leads, cats, birds and small animals must be carried in an enclosed basket, cage or pet carrier. Animals and containers must not occupy seats, otherwise a charge will be made. 

Animals are not allowed in restaurant cars. Caledonian Sleeper allows dogs to accompany able-bodied passengers subject to a charge for a heavy duty clean. Booking for all dogs travelling in Sleepers should be made at least 48 hours in advance.

Luggage
Officially there is a luggage limit of two large suitcases per passengers with the height+width+length not larger than 158 cm and not heavier then 32 kg each, but in practice this isn't enforced.  There are luggage racks for big suitcases and backpacks near the entrance doors, for smaller bags there is space in the overhead luggage racks and under your seat. 

Boarding 
No. 

Railcards  
You can use all national Railcards on all trains of the Caledonian Sleeper. 

Interrail / Eurail / BritRail 
Passengers with a valid BritRailInterrail or Eurail-pass can use all trains.

Seat/berth reservations are required

Groups 
For groups from 6 persons we offer special group fares, see Group travel by train.

Business
The first class offers all the amenities needed for the business traveller to work and relax on board including special departure lounges, flexible fares and meals and wifi on board. See also Business travel by train.

At the station
All major stations in Scotland are not very large and it's easy to find the right platform.

Check at the large station of London Euston the departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.   

London Euston - Info

Railway Station London

"London Euston" is one of he main stations in London and is the starting station for high speed trains to Manchester and Edinburgh. 

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office 

  • Monday - Friday 06:00 - 00:00
  • Saturday 06:00 - 23:00
  • Sunday 07:00 - 00:00

Facilities 

  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Bicycle hire: There are Santander hire cycles available near this station. Located on Eversholt Street, Drummond Street and Euston Road. See Santander Bike Hire for further details.
  • First class lounge: yes, 
    Located on first floor, accessed via balcony
  • Wifi: yes
  • Left luggage:  Baggage Storage (Lockers). Situated at the top of the ramp to platforms 16 to 18. Mon - Sun 07:00 - 23:00.
  • Parking: yes, http://www.trainstationparking.co.uk/

To the Big Ben: 

  • Underground: Northern to Kennington, get off at Waterloo Underground Station and walk to the Big ben 
  • Walking: 45 minutes
  • Bike: 15 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 68
  • Taxi: 18 minutes

To London Waterloo: 

  • Underground: Northern to Kennington 
  • Walking: 45 minutes
  • Bike: 15 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 68
  • Taxi: 18 minutes

To London King's Cross / London St. Pancras: 

  • Underground: Northern to Morden 
  • Walking: 15 minutes
  • Bike: 5 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 91, 390, 10, 476
  • Taxi: 5 minutes

To London Victoria:

  • Underground: Victoria to Brixton 
  • Walking: 61 minutes
  • Bike: 20 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 390, 748
  • Taxi: 21 minutes

To London Paddington: 

  • Underground: Hammersmith & City Line to Paddington (leaving from Easton Square Station, 2-minute walk from the station)  
  • Walking: 45 minutes
  • Bike: 20 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 205, 27
  • Taxi: 20 minutes

To London Marylebone: 

  • Underground: Victoria to Brixton, change at Oxford Circus, Bakerloo Harrow & Wealdstone  
  • Walking: 30 minutes
  • Bike: 12 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 18, 27 (recommended) 
  • Taxi: 12 minutes

To London Liverpool Street: 

  • Underground: Northern to Morden  
  • Walking: 59 minutes
  • Bike: 22 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 205
  • Taxi: 20 minutes

Finding your platform:
Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

London Euston - Hotels near the station

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  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
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Studios2Let***

5 minutes by foot from London Euston. Clean. Very good location. Best 3-star hotel near London Euston.   

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Premier Inn London Euston***

Close to the station, spacious, modern. High ratings.      

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The Wesley****

4-star castle hotel very near to the station and subway station.       

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Edinburgh Waverley - Info

Railway Station Edinburgh

Edinburgh Waverley is the name of the main station of Edinburgh.

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office 

  • Monday - Friday 05:00 - 23:59
  • Saturday 05:00 - 23:59
  • Sunday 07:00 - 23:59

Facilities 

  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Wifi: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid, New Street: Long Stay, http://www.trainstationparking.co.uk/ 
  • First class Lounge: yes
  • Left luggage: Lockers located on Platform 19. Mon - Sun 07:00 - 23:00.

To the city centre

  • Walking: 15 minutes
  • Bike: 5 minutes
  • Tram: - 
  • Bus: 15 minutes 
  • Taxi: yes, www.traintaxi.co.uk 

Rent-a-bike: 

Bike & Go: Bikes available for public hire from the station concourse. Register online: www.scotrail.co.uk/bike-and-go

To the airport: 

  • 'Airlink 100' express shuttle bus, operated by Lothian Buses. For details: www.lothianbuses.com 

Finding your platform:
Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

Edinburgh Waverley - Hotels near the station

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  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
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Motel One Edinburgh Royal***

5 minutes by foot from the train station and 300 meters from the castle. Modern, stylish - highly recommended. High ratings.  

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The Scotsman****

Opposite the train station. Historical hotel, classic building. Luxury. Top 4-star hotel.     

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The Balmoral*****

5-star castle hotel very near to the station.       

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Inverness station - Info

Railway Station Inverness

Inverness has one major train station, "Inverness".

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office 

  • Monday - Friday 06:30 - 20:30
  • Saturday 06:30 - 18:30
  • Sunday 09:15 - 20:20

Facilities 

  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Wifi: yes
  • Left luggage: yes 
  • Parking: yes, free

To the city centre

Rent-a-bike: 

To the airport: 

An bus service links Inverness with Inverness Airport. For details, visit www.travelinescotland.com or call 0871 200 22 33 (24 hours)

Finding your platform:
Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

Inverness station - Hotels near the station

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  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
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        Inverness train station - Trains to Inverness

The Royal Highland Hotel***

Opposite the train station. Classic Scottish building. Comfortable. High ratings.  

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