Cheap train tickets from Stansted to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Dec 2

Cheapest

$107

Average

$201

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.

The average ticket from Stansted to Edinburgh will cost around $ 201 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 107.

Cheapest
10:03AMStansted Mountfitchet6h12 04:15PMEdinburgh Waverley
2 changes
$1071One-way
09:57AMStansted Airport6h18 04:15PMEdinburgh Waverley
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$1101One-way
08:27AMStansted Airport5h54 02:21PMEdinburgh Waverley
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$1191One-way
09:27AMStansted Airport5h55 03:22PMEdinburgh Waverley
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$1281One-way
09:21AMStansted Mountfitchet5h55 03:16PMEdinburgh Waverley
2 changes
$2331One-way

Train schedule from Stansted to Edinburgh

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08:21AMStansted Mountfitchet5h49 02:10PMEdinburgh Waverley
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08:21AMStansted Airport5h49 02:10PMEdinburgh Waverley
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08:22AMStansted Mountfitchet5h59 02:21PMEdinburgh Waverley
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08:27AMStansted Airport5h54 02:21PMEdinburgh Waverley
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09:21AMStansted Mountfitchet5h55 03:16PMEdinburgh Waverley
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09:21AMStansted Airport5h55 03:16PMEdinburgh Waverley
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09:24AMStansted Mountfitchet5h53 03:17PMEdinburgh Waverley
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09:27AMStansted Airport5h55 03:22PMEdinburgh Waverley
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09:27AMStansted Airport5h50 03:17PMEdinburgh Waverley
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09:57AMStansted Airport6h18 04:15PMEdinburgh Waverley
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10:03AMStansted Mountfitchet6h12 04:15PMEdinburgh Waverley
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10:18AMStansted Mountfitchet5h57 04:15PMEdinburgh Waverley
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$77easyJet
Thu
Dec 2
$107London North Eastern Railway
$51National Express
$91easyJet
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Dec 3
$124London North Eastern Railway
$41National Express
$73easyJet
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Dec 4
$178Avanti West Coast
$51National Express
$92easyJet
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$124London North Eastern Railway
$51National Express
$86easyJet
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$123London North Eastern Railway
$41National Express
$38easyJet
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Dec 7
$76London North Eastern Railway
$36National Express
$43easyJet
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Dec 8
$81London North Eastern Railway
$40National Express
$41easyJet
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Dec 9
$90London North Eastern Railway
$36National Express
$53easyJet
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Dec 10
$123London North Eastern Railway
$45National Express
$91easyJet
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Dec 11
$80London North Eastern Railway
$36National Express
$61easyJet
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Dec 12
$85London North Eastern Railway
$41National Express
$43easyJet
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Dec 13
$81London North Eastern Railway
$36National Express
$44easyJet
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Dec 14
$76London North Eastern Railway
$36National Express
$42easyJet
Wed
Dec 15
$81London North Eastern Railway
$40National Express
$38easyJet
Fri
Dec 17
$103London North Eastern Railway
$64National Express
$83easyJet
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Dec 18
$92London North Eastern Railway
$71National Express
$103easyJet
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Dec 19
$83London North Eastern Railway
$74National Express
$52easyJet
Mon
Dec 20
$102London North Eastern Railway
$75National Express
$61easyJet

Fastest train times from Stansted to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Dec 2

Fastest Journey

5 h 49 m

Average

5 h 57 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

502 km

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

Fastest
08:21AMStansted Mountfitchet5h49 02:10PMEdinburgh Waverley
2 changes
$2331One-way
Fastest
08:21AMStansted Airport5h49 02:10PMEdinburgh Waverley
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$2331One-way
09:27AMStansted Airport5h50 03:17PMEdinburgh Waverley
2 changes
$2641One-way
09:24AMStansted Mountfitchet5h53 03:17PMEdinburgh Waverley
2 changes
$2571One-way
08:27AMStansted Airport5h54 02:21PMEdinburgh Waverley
2 changes
$1191One-way

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Train Information from Stansted to Edinburgh

distanceDistance311 miles (502 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$116 (€97)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway

Trains from Stansted to Edinburgh cover the 311 miles (502 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 48 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $76 (€63), but the average price of train tickets is $116 (€97). Travelers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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Trains from Stansted to Edinburgh
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FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets to Edinburgh from Stansted cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Stansted to Edinburgh for as low as $76 (€63)  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Stansted and Edinburgh?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Stansted to Edinburgh train price to come in at an average of $116 (€97)  one way.
What is the distance between Stansted and Edinburgh by train?
The distance to Edinburgh from Stansted by train is approximately 311 miles (502 km).
How many hours is the train time from Stansted to Edinburgh?
The Stansted to Edinburgh train duration is on average 5 h 48 min, which is to be expected when traveling 311 miles (502 km) between Stansted and Edinburgh. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
When traveling by train from Stansted to Edinburgh, which train station in Stansted do I depart from and which train station in Edinburgh do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Stansted and Edinburgh, you can choose to depart from train stations like Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet. Your journey can end in train stations such as Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

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

Where do I find the Stansted train station to Edinburgh? Where is the Edinburgh train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Stansted Airport, located approximately 2.7 miles (4.3 km) from the city center of Stansted. The most popular arrival train station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located around 0.2 miles (429 m) away from its city center.

What train companies offer a service to Edinburgh from Stansted?
If you're looking for trains from Stansted to Edinburgh, you can rely on London North Eastern Railway to get you to Edinburgh. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Stansted to Edinburgh journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there between Stansted and Edinburgh a day?
The average number of trains departing Stansted for Edinburgh is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When should I buy the Stansted to Edinburgh train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets between Stansted and Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $116 (€97) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Stansted to Edinburgh a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stansted
Edinburgh
Stansted Airport is the most popular Stansted 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 Stansted for your trip to Edinburgh.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 19: 00
Public transit options for Stansted Airport
Bus lines: IC buses, National Express, X10 Airlink, X30 Airlink, 42A, 133 Sapphire, 5, 6, 7, 7A
Train lines: Stansted Express, West Anglia Main Line, CrossCountry