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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX)

Showing times and prices for Jul 19

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Lumo
09:24AM4h23
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:47PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
$1291One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
08:30AM4h18
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:48PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
$1871One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
09:00AM4h41
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:41PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
$1971One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
09:30AM4h22
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:52PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
$1971One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
10:00AM4h39
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
02:39PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
$2121One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 19
London North Eastern Railway
08:00AM4h39
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:39PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
08:30AM4h18
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:48PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
09:00AM4h41
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:41PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
0 transfers
Lumo
09:24AM4h23
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:47PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
09:30AM4h22
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:52PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
10:00AM4h39
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
02:39PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX)

Showing times and prices for Jul 19

Fastest Journey

4 h 18 m

Average

4 h 30 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

531 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) for London Kings Cross (KGX) every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
London North Eastern Railway
08:30AM4h18
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:48PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
$1871One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
09:30AM4h22
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:52PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
$1971One-way
0 transfers
Lumo
09:24AM4h23
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:47PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
$1291One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
08:00AM4h39
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:39PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
$2181One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
10:00AM4h39
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
02:39PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
$2121One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX)

distanceDistance329 miles (531 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price$105 (€90)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, Arriva Bus, Grand Central Trains or East Midlands Trains

Trains from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX) cover the 329 miles (531 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 2 min with our travel partners like East Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, Arriva Bus, Grand Central Trains or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $105 (€90), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $52 (€45). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in London Kings Cross.

Train providers: East Coast, Lumo and Virgin Trains from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX) trains

You can travel by train between Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) and London Kings Cross (KGX) with East Coast, Lumo and Virgin Trains for as low as $52 (€45). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Virgin Trains from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX) train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 22 min
  • Cheapest Price: $173

FAQs: Trains from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX)

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX) easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX) can start from as little as $52 (€45) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX) is $105 (€90); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX) is on average 4 h 2 min   for the 329 mile (531 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX) leaves at 4: 36 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX) leaves at 7: 58 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX) without having to change trains with East Coast or Lumo. There are 25 direct trains from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX) each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to London Kings Cross (KGX). Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX).
Take the Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX) train with East Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, Arriva Bus, Grand Central Trains or East Midlands Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) and London Kings Cross (KGX) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 58 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Kings Cross, located 2.2 miles (3.6 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to London Kings Cross (KGX) from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 2 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to London Kings Cross (KGX) is September.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) and London Kings Cross (KGX) including taking a train, bus or flight.

Trains departing from Edinburgh Waverley

Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
0.4 miles (727 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Edinburgh Airport
7 miles (12 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
There is a direct tram from St Andrew Square that goes between the airport and the train station for 35 minutes. You can also opt to ride the Airlink 100 bus for 28 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free public Wi-Fi available.
ATM
ATM
There are a few ATM machines around the station.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Nearest Taxi Ranks are on Market St and Waverley Bridge outside the station. | Accessible taxis: Taxi ranks are located on Waverley Bridge and also Market Street. Market Street can be accessed step free via available lifts.
Lockers
Lockers
You can leave luggage at Excessive Baggage Company on Platform 2.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Wide range of shops Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Bagel Factory | Burger King | Caffè Nero | Costa Coffee | JD Wetherspoon | The Pasty Shop | The Beer House | M&S | Pret a Manger
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Europcar | Enterprise
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information booths are located on the concourse.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Entrances are step free. Station is equipped with an elevator. Staffed with guide communicators for the deaf. Tactile warning strips are on the platform edges for the blind.

Trains arriving to London Kings Cross

Distance from London Kings Cross to city center
Distance from London Kings Cross to city center
2.2 miles (3.6 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London City Airport
9 miles (14 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station by public transit in 30 minutes. Take the Southeastern line from St Pancras International to Stratford International, then take the DLR line to the airport.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free, unlimited Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located near Platforms 11 and 10, just past Caffé Nero.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: The taxi rank is situated on Pancras Road just outside of the station. | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are located at the taxi rank situated on Pancras Road just outside of the station. The taxi rank is located outside the station on Pancras Road. There is a help point at the taxi rank that can be used to request disability assistance. All London Black Cabs can accommodate wheelchair passengers without wheelchair users having to leave their wheelchair.
Lockers
Lockers
Located by the entrance of Platform 9 provided by Excess Baggage Co, open daily from 08: 00 until 21: 00.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Cafes, bars, kiosks, restaurants, delicatessens, confectioners, groceries, food and drink to eat in or take away. Clothes, stationery, flowers, photo processing, mobile phones, bureau de change, shoe repairs, key cutting, Pharmacy and prescriptions, optician, fitness, health and beauty services.
Dining
Dining
Caffè Nero | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Upper Crust | Giraffe World Kitchen | Black Sheep Coffee | Hotel Chocolat | Leon | Pret a Manger | Wasabi | & more
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the main entrance.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station to all platforms. There are elevators between the concourse and Mezzanine and London Underground ticket hall.

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