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5 trains from $202
Tomorrow
5 trains from $123
Fri, Sep 20
5 trains from $101
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

Train
Bus
Flight
Mon
Sep 16
$123London North Eastern Railway
$38National Express
$78easyJet
Tue
Sep 17
$101London North Eastern Railway
$39National Express
$78British Airways
Wed
Sep 18
$101London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$78easyJet
Thu
Sep 19
$148London North Eastern Railway
$34National Express
$74easyJet
Fri
Sep 20
$101London North Eastern Railway
$30National Express
$94Flybe
Sat
Sep 21
$82London North Eastern Railway
$28National Express
$78British Airways
Sun
Sep 22
$101London North Eastern Railway
$28National Express
$70Ryanair
Mon
Sep 23
$101London North Eastern Railway
$28National Express
$64easyJet
Tue
Sep 24
$34London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$64easyJet
Wed
Sep 25
$34London North Eastern Railway
$19National Express
$60easyJet
Thu
Sep 26
$101London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$60easyJet
Fri
Sep 27
$101London North Eastern Railway
$34National Express
$107easyJet
Sat
Sep 28
$47London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$119easyJet
Sun
Sep 29
$34London North Eastern Railway
$28National Express
$58Ryanair
Mon
Sep 30
$101London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$55Flybe
Tue
Oct 1
$34London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$45Flybe
Wed
Oct 2
$35London North Eastern Railway
$16National Express
$45Flybe
Thu
Oct 3
$34London North Eastern Railway
$19National Express
$33Ryanair
Fri
Oct 4
$97Virgin Trains
$19National Express
$58Ryanair
Sat
Oct 5
$34London North Eastern Railway
$16National Express
$38Ryanair

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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