London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley train

Cheap train tickets from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

Cheapest

85

Average

118

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.

Cheapest
08:00AMLondon Kings Cross4h21 12:21PMEdinburgh Waverley
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851One-way
Cheapest
08:30AMLondon Kings Cross4h42 01:12PMEdinburgh Waverley
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851One-way
09:30AMLondon Kings Cross4h42 02:12PMEdinburgh Waverley
0 transfers
1841One-way

Train schedule from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, September 30
08:00AMLondon Kings Cross4h21 12:21PMEdinburgh Waverley
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08:30AMLondon Kings Cross4h42 01:12PMEdinburgh Waverley
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09:30AMLondon Kings Cross4h42 02:12PMEdinburgh Waverley
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Fastest train times from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

Fastest Journey

4 h 21 m

Average

4 h 35 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

531 km

Of the 3 trains that leave London Kings Cross for Edinburgh Waverley every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:00AMLondon Kings Cross4h21 12:21PMEdinburgh Waverley
0 transfers
851One-way
09:30AMLondon Kings Cross4h42 02:12PMEdinburgh Waverley
0 transfers
1841One-way
08:30AMLondon Kings Cross4h42 01:12PMEdinburgh Waverley
0 transfers
851One-way

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Overview: Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley

distanceDistance329 miles (531 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$70 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency27 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLNER

Trains from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley cover the 329 miles (531 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 20 min with our travel partners like LNER. Normally, there are 27 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $70 (€68), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $51 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from London Kings Cross and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Travel Tips: Trains from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley

Travel by train to Edinburgh Waverley 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 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley.
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If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley trains for as little as $51 (€50)  in the next 7 days.
The train price to Edinburgh Waverley from London Kings Cross is on average $70 (€68)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
The London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley train distance is approximately 329 miles (531 km).
While the time it takes to travel 329 miles (531 km) to Edinburgh Waverley from London Kings Cross can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley train journey time is on average 4 h 20 min.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from London Kings Cross   and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from London Kings Cross and need to travel around 2.2 miles (3.6 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Edinburgh Waverley most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (660 m) from this train station to the city center.

When taking a train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley, you can count on LNER for the best way to get you to Edinburgh Waverley. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh Waverley and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley with London North Eastern Railway, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
The average number of trains departing London Kings Cross for Edinburgh Waverley is 27 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley at 7: 00 AM   or take the last train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley leaving at 7: 27 PM. Look for the latest London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
If you purchase the London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $70 (€68). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Trains departing from 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.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 315 (including 12 handicapped parking spaces) Parking Pricing: £6. 20 for 20 minutes | £8. 85 for 1 hour | £41. 50 for 1 day
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.

Trains arriving to Edinburgh Waverley

Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
660 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.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 509 (including 16 handicapped spaces) Parking Pricing: Free for the first 40 minutes | £8. 50 up to 3 hours | £12. 00 up to 5 hours | £17. 50 up to 10 hours | £22. 00 up to 24 hours
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.

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