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5 trains from $201
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5 trains from $201
Fri, May 31
5 trains from $100
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Flight
Sat
May 25
$201London North Eastern Railway
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$273easyJet
Sun
May 26
$201London North Eastern Railway
$98National Express
$67British Airways
Mon
May 27
$100London North Eastern Railway
$54National Express
$70Ryanair
Tue
May 28
$100London North Eastern Railway
$42National Express
$68easyJet
Wed
May 29
$100London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$23Ryanair
Thu
May 30
$100London North Eastern Railway
$34National Express
$29Ryanair
Fri
May 31
$100London North Eastern Railway
$40National Express
$28Ryanair
Sat
Jun 1
$82London North Eastern Railway
$42National Express
$49Ryanair
Sun
Jun 2
$100London North Eastern Railway
$42National Express
$70Ryanair
Mon
Jun 3
$47Virgin Trains
$6National Express
$63British Airways
Tue
Jun 4
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$6National Express
$55Flybe
Wed
Jun 5
$82London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$57Flybe
Thu
Jun 6
$82London North Eastern Railway
$14National Express
$70Ryanair
Fri
Jun 7
$100London North Eastern Railway
$45National Express
$99Ryanair
Sat
Jun 8
$82London North Eastern Railway
$22National Express
$99Ryanair
Sun
Jun 9
$82London North Eastern Railway
$34National Express
$82Ryanair
Mon
Jun 10
$47Virgin Trains
$21National Express
$60easyJet
Tue
Jun 11
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$23National Express
$55Flybe
Wed
Jun 12
$82London North Eastern Railway
$16National Express
$46Flybe
Thu
Jun 13
$82London North Eastern Railway
$28National Express
$46Flybe
Fri
Jun 14
$96Virgin Trains
$22National Express
$87Flybe

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

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Mon, May 27
Bus
National Express
21:309h 30m07:00
LondonEdinburgh
Mon, May 27
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:004h 20m11:20
LondonEdinburgh
Mon, May 27
Flight
Ryanair
19:051h 20m20:25
LondonEdinburgh
Fastest Way to Travel from London to Edinburgh
Tue, May 28
Flight
easyJet
18:151h 15m19:30
LondonEdinburgh
Mon, May 27
Flight
Ryanair
19:051h 20m20:25
LondonEdinburgh
Wed, May 29
Flight
Ryanair
15:301h 20m16:50
LondonEdinburgh
Return Journeys from Edinburgh to London
Mon, May 27
Bus
National Express
09:1510h 30m19:45
EdinburghLondon
Mon, May 27
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:304h 19m11:49
EdinburghLondon
Mon, May 27
Flight
Ryanair
05:501h 35m07:25
EdinburghLondon
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
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Edinburgh
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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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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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