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Cheapest trips from London to Edinburgh

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Today
5 trains from $121
Tomorrow
5 trains from $121
Fri, Jul 26
5 trains from $170
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

Train
Bus
Flight
Mon
Jul 22
$121London North Eastern Railway
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$181easyJet
Tue
Jul 23
$121London North Eastern Railway
$53National Express
$129Flybe
Wed
Jul 24
$121London North Eastern Railway
$42National Express
$105Flybe
Thu
Jul 25
$121London North Eastern Railway
$48National Express
$129easyJet
Fri
Jul 26
$170London North Eastern Railway
$52National Express
$122Ryanair
Sat
Jul 27
$100London North Eastern Railway
$38National Express
$147Ryanair
Sun
Jul 28
$100London North Eastern Railway
$42National Express
$105Flybe
Mon
Jul 29
$100London North Eastern Railway
$42National Express
$86Flybe
Tue
Jul 30
$100London North Eastern Railway
$37National Express
$75Flybe
Wed
Jul 31
$100London North Eastern Railway
$43National Express
$75Flybe
Thu
Aug 1
$121London North Eastern Railway
$37National Express
$94Flybe
Fri
Aug 2
$170London North Eastern Railway
$49National Express
$122easyJet
Sat
Aug 3
$100London North Eastern Railway
$38National Express
$121easyJet
Sun
Aug 4
$100London North Eastern Railway
$45National Express
$105Flybe
Mon
Aug 5
$100London North Eastern Railway
$48National Express
$73Flybe
Tue
Aug 6
$100London North Eastern Railway
$43National Express
$56Flybe
Wed
Aug 7
$100London North Eastern Railway
$58National Express
$73Flybe
Thu
Aug 8
$101London North Eastern Railway
$44National Express
$106Flybe
Fri
Aug 9
$121London North Eastern Railway
$48National Express
$118Ryanair
Sat
Aug 10
$82London North Eastern Railway
$48National Express
$105Flybe
Sun
Aug 11
$100London North Eastern Railway
$45National Express
$86Flybe

How to Travel from London to Edinburgh

There are a number of options for those traveling from London to Edinburgh in the United Kingdom. Edinburgh and London are 534 km apart. Edinburgh also uses the Pound Sterling (£) as its currency. Travelers from London to Edinburgh stay in the same time zone (UTC±00:00). As this trip from London to Edinburgh stays in the United Kingdom, no additional visa is required.

Trains from London to Edinburgh | Buses from London to Edinburgh | Flights from London to Edinburgh

London to Edinburgh Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

$28

9:30 h

1 Week Before

trains

$75

4:17 h

1 Week Before

flight

$54

1:10 h

1 Month Before



What is the best way to travel from London to Edinburgh?

Cheapest way to travel from London to Edinburgh


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from London to Edinburgh with next-day bus tickets starting from $31. National Express buses that travel from London to Edinburgh depart from Victoria station in central London. There are 4 direct buses per day from Monday to Friday and 3 on weekends. Buses depart in the morning and late at night with an additional evening bus departing during the week. Buses arrive at Edinburgh Bus Station in the city center and a typical journey takes between 9.5-10 hours. A Megabus service is also available with changes en route.


Fastest way to travel from London to Edinburgh


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The fastest way to travel from London to Edinburgh is by taking a flight. A London to Edinburgh flight usually requires only 1:15 of flight time; however, when transport to and from the London and Edinburgh airports are taken into consideration, the journey will take approximately 3:30 hours. Flights traveling from London to Edinburgh depart from Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, London City and Luton Airports. Airlines traveling from London to Edinburgh include EasyJet, Ryanair, British Airways and Flybe with flights departing throughout the day. All flights land at Edinburgh Airport. Regular shuttle buses and trams traveling to the city center are available at Edinburgh airport.


Most popular way to travel from London to Edinburgh


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Most travelers from London to Edinburgh who book with Omio choose to travel by train. Trains traveling from London to Edinburgh depart every day. During the week, Virgin East Coast trains depart approximately every 30 minutes from early morning until evening. All trains leave from Kings Cross Station and take between 4 to 5 hours to reach Edinburgh. There is an overnight sleeper train every night of the week except Saturday. ScotRail's Caledonian Sleeper takes about 7 hours to reach Edinburgh and departs from London's Euston station.


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Best fares from London to Edinburgh

This Weekend
This month
Next Month
Fri, Jul 26
Bus
National Express
18:0012h 40m06:40
LondonEdinburgh
Fri, Jul 26
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:004h 20m11:20
LondonEdinburgh
Fri, Jul 26
Flight
Ryanair
20:251h 20m21:45
LondonEdinburgh
Fastest Way to Travel from London to Edinburgh
Thu, Jul 25
Flight
easyJet
09:251h 15m10:40
LondonEdinburgh
Fri, Aug 2
Flight
easyJet
07:251h 15m08:40
LondonEdinburgh
Fri, Jul 26
Flight
Ryanair
20:251h 20m21:45
LondonEdinburgh
Return Journeys from Edinburgh to London
Wed, Jul 24
Bus
National Express
05:2012h 55m18:15
EdinburghLondon
Wed, Jul 24
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:304h 19m11:49
EdinburghLondon
Wed, Jul 24
Flight
British Airways
05:351h 40m07:15
EdinburghLondon

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Edinburgh
BusLondon

Amenities

BusLondon Liverpool Street Stn

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
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Refreshments
Wifi
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
Public transportation is available through the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) which connects the airport to the London Underground.

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