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How much are train tickets from Edinburgh to London?

Lowest Price$47.72
Fastest Train4h 25m
Trains Per Day8
Train Lines3
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Edinburgh-London Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to London?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $94.82 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Edinburgh to London.

How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to London?

The distance between Edinburgh and London is approximately 534 kilometers, or 332 miles. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 3 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 25 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Edinburgh to London are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Edinburgh at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Edinburgh to London?

There are 8 scheduled trains on most days. 6 of these are direct connections to London. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from London to Edinburgh. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Edinburgh to London for $31.84.

What train services are there from Edinburgh to London?

There are 3 train lines with service from Edinburgh to London. London North Eastern Railway is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 6 trains each day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Avanti West Coast16h 21m$68.92
London North Eastern Railway64h 48m$92.63
TransPennine Express + Connections15h 20m$133.86

Where is the train station in Edinburgh?

There is one train station in Edinburgh:

  • Edinburgh Waverley

Where is the train station in London?

London receives travelers from Edinburgh at its two active train stations:

  • London Kings Cross
  • London Euston

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