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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to London

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Edinburgh to London?

Lowest Price£28.83
Fastest Train4h 25m
Trains Per Day8
Train Lines3
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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 from Edinburgh to London is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Edinburgh to London was £57.27. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Edinburgh to London?

The distance between Edinburgh and London is approximately 331.78 miles, or 533.82 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Edinburgh to London?

On Tuesday trains from Edinburgh to London are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Edinburgh to London?

Typically there are 8 schedules to compare for your trip to London. On the route to London 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. London North Eastern Railway offers the most scheduled departures between Edinburgh to London, usually offering 6 trips per day. 6 train trips per day are direct connections to London, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Edinburgh to London, which start at £13.76.

Here are the 3 train companies that operate from Edinburgh to London

Avanti West Coast

Avanti West Coast train tickets from Edinburgh to London start from £41.63, and on average cost £41.63. Daily there are 1 Avanti West Coast schedules to London. Avanti West Coast in Edinburgh leaves from Edinburgh Waverley, And in London trains arrive at London Euston,

From Edinburgh to London train travel on Avanti West Coast takes 6 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to London faster, Avanti West Coast offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 25 minutes.

Avg. Time
6h 21m
Avg. Price
£41.63

London North Eastern Railway

London North Eastern Railway train tickets from Edinburgh to London start from £28.83, and on average cost £55.95. Daily there are 6 London North Eastern Railway schedules to London. London North Eastern Railway in Edinburgh leaves from Edinburgh Waverley, And in London trains arrive at London Kings Cross,

From Edinburgh to London train travel on London North Eastern Railway takes 4 hours and 48 minutes. If you are looking to get to London faster, London North Eastern Railway offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 25 minutes.

Avg. Time
4h 48m
Avg. Price
£55.95

TransPennine Express + Connections

TransPennine Express + Connections train tickets from Edinburgh to London start from £80.86, and on average cost £80.86. Daily there are 1 TransPennine Express + Connections schedules to London. TransPennine Express + Connections in Edinburgh leaves from Edinburgh Waverley, And in London trains arrive at London Euston,

From Edinburgh to London train travel on TransPennine Express + Connections takes 5 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to get to London faster, TransPennine Express + Connections offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 25 minutes.

Avg. Time
5h 20m
Avg. Price
£80.86

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Edinburgh on their way to London:
  • Edinburgh Waverley
There are 2 different stations where trains from Edinburgh arrive in London. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in London:
  • London Kings Cross
  • London Euston

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