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|Fastest Train||4h 25m|
|Trains Per Day||8|
Train service from Edinburgh to London
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Edinburgh to London right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
What is the price of a train ticket from Edinburgh to London?
In the last month, £55.07 was the average price of a train ticket from Edinburgh, EDH to London, LND. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.
How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to London?
The distance between Edinburgh and London is approximately 332 miles, or 534 kilometers. 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 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train 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.
Which train should you take from Edinburgh to London?
There are 3 train lines with service from Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of to London, London, City of. London North Eastern Railway is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 6 trains each day.
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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