Edinburgh to Stansted train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Stansted

Showing times and prices for Feb 08

Cheapest

93

Average

108

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh to Stansted is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
05:48AMEdinburgh Waverley6h05 11:53AMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
931One-way
08:30AMEdinburgh Waverley5h48 02:18PMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
951One-way
06:26AMEdinburgh Waverley5h52 12:18PMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
981One-way
07:30AMEdinburgh Waverley5h48 01:18PMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
1011One-way
08:00AMEdinburgh Waverley5h53 01:53PMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
1521One-way

Train schedule from Edinburgh to Stansted

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, February 8
05:40AMEdinburgh Waverley5h13 10:53AMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
05:48AMEdinburgh Waverley6h05 11:53AMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
06:26AMEdinburgh Waverley5h52 12:18PMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
07:30AMEdinburgh Waverley5h48 01:18PMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
08:00AMEdinburgh Waverley5h53 01:53PMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
08:30AMEdinburgh Waverley5h48 02:18PMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Stansted

Showing times and prices for Feb 08

Fastest Journey

5 h 13 m

Average

5 h 42 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

502 km

It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Stansted without transferring at least 2 times.

Fastest
05:40AMEdinburgh Waverley5h13 10:53AMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
2121One-way
08:30AMEdinburgh Waverley5h48 02:18PMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
951One-way
07:30AMEdinburgh Waverley5h48 01:18PMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
1011One-way
06:26AMEdinburgh Waverley5h52 12:18PMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
981One-way
08:00AMEdinburgh Waverley5h53 01:53PMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
1521One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Stansted

distanceDistance311 miles (502 km)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway

Trains from Edinburgh to Stansted cover the 311 miles (502 km) long journey with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Stansted Airport.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Stansted trains

Find the best route to Stansted from Edinburgh with Omio's train partners CrossCountry! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Edinburgh to Stansted you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Are you making plans to travel from Edinburgh to Stansted? Why not take a train with CrossCountry? Omio can show you current CrossCountry train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Edinburgh to Stansted trains all in one place. On the CrossCountry train, you can expect to travel 311 miles (502 km) between Edinburgh and Stansted. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Edinburgh and Stansted, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way CrossCountry train from Edinburgh to Stansted, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

Edinburgh to Stansted train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 46 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Stansted

Travel Tips: 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.
FAQs
The train distance from Edinburgh to Stansted is around 311 miles (502 km).

When taking a train from Edinburgh, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. When you arrive in Stansted, your train can arrive in train stations including Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Edinburgh Waverley   to Stansted Airport.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0.4 miles (660 m) from the city center of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival train station in Stansted, called Stansted Airport, is located around 5 miles (8.1 km) away from its city center.

If you're looking for trains from Edinburgh to Stansted, you can rely on London North Eastern Railway to get you to Stansted. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Edinburgh to Stansted route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Important Stations and Airports for this connection

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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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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
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.
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
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