Edinburgh to Stansted train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Stansted

Showing times and prices for May 20

Cheapest

95

Average

119

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

London North Eastern Railway
09:30AMEdinburgh5h54 03:24PMStansted
0 transfers
951One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:00AMEdinburgh5h41 12:41PMStansted
0 transfers
961One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:00AMEdinburgh5h53 02:53PMStansted
0 transfers
1031One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:30AMEdinburgh5h44 01:14PMStansted
0 transfers
1071One-way
London North Eastern Railway
06:30AMEdinburgh5h44 12:14PMStansted
0 transfers
1091One-way

Train schedule from Edinburgh to Stansted

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, May 20
London North Eastern Railway
06:30AMEdinburgh5h44 12:14PMStansted
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London North Eastern Railway
07:00AMEdinburgh5h41 12:41PMStansted
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
07:30AMEdinburgh5h44 01:14PMStansted
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
08:00AMEdinburgh5h41 01:41PMStansted
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
09:00AMEdinburgh5h53 02:53PMStansted
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
09:30AMEdinburgh5h54 03:24PMStansted
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Stansted

Showing times and prices for May 20

Fastest Journey

5 h 41 m

Average

5 h 46 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

502 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Edinburgh for Stansted every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
08:00AMEdinburgh5h41 01:41PMStansted
0 transfers
2031One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:00AMEdinburgh5h41 12:41PMStansted
0 transfers
961One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:30AMEdinburgh5h44 01:14PMStansted
0 transfers
1071One-way
London North Eastern Railway
06:30AMEdinburgh5h44 12:14PMStansted
0 transfers
1091One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:00AMEdinburgh5h53 02:53PMStansted
0 transfers
1031One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Stansted

distanceDistance311 miles (502 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price$87 (€78)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway

Trains from Edinburgh to Stansted cover the 311 miles (502 km) long route taking on average 5 h 54 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $71 (€64), but the average price of train tickets is $87 (€78). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Stansted Airport.

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Stansted

Travel by train to Stansted 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 to Stansted.
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Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Stansted from Edinburgh for the next 7 days starting from $71 (€64)  one way.
The train price from Edinburgh to Stansted is on average $87 (€78)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
The train distance from Edinburgh to Stansted is around 311 miles (502 km).
On average the Edinburgh to Stansted train time is 5 h 54 min  covering the 311 miles (502 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Edinburgh to start your trip from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. In Stansted you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Stansted Airport.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (659 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Stansted Airport, located 5 miles (8.1 km) away from the city center.

For the route from Edinburgh to Stansted you can take a train with London North Eastern Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Stansted from Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Stansted is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Edinburgh to Stansted train departs at 4: 48 AM   and the last train from Edinburgh to Stansted leaves at 6: 58 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Edinburgh to Stansted on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you purchase the Edinburgh to Stansted train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $87 (€78). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Stansted from Edinburgh. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Stansted
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Edinburgh for your trip to Stansted.
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express

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