Duration 3h 15m
Distance 381 miles
Average price £80
Possible routes 10 found

Edinburgh to London

Rome2rio has found 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to London by train, bus, car and flight. We recommend taking the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross, which takes around 4h 17m. Alternatively, taking the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station is the cheapest option and takes around 9h 20m.
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Train

  1. Edinburgh
  2. London King's Cross
4h 17m
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£30 - £500
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Bus

  1. Edinburgh
  2. London Victoria
9h 20m
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Cheapest
£14 - £19

Rideshare

  1. Edinburgh
  2. London
7h 45m
£25 - £50

Drive

  1. Edinburgh
  2. London King's Cross
6h 50m
£60 - £95

Fly Edinburgh to London City

  1. Edinburgh
  2. London Bank DLR
3h 24m
£48 - £181

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow

  1. Edinburgh
  2. London Paddington
Fastest
3h 15m
£42 - £201

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train

  1. Edinburgh
  2. Gatwick Airport
  3. London Victoria
3h 37m
£41 - £134

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, train

  1. Edinburgh
  2. Luton
  3. London King's Cross
3h 47m
£44 - £129

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted

  1. Edinburgh
  2. London Liverpool St
3h 46m
£33 - £118

Train to Glasgow, fly to London City

  1. Edinburgh
  2. Glasgow
  3. London Bank DLR
3h 58m
£74 - £273

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Edinburgh to London? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to London is to bus which costs £14 - £19 and takes 9h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to London is to fly which costs £40 - £210 and takes 3h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at London Kings Cross. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 17m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and London is 334 miles. The road distance is 381 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to London without a car is to train which takes 4h 17m and costs £30 - £500.

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The train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross takes 4h 17m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Edinburgh to London bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to London train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to London is to train which takes 4h 17m and costs £30 - £500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £19 and takes 9h 20m, you could also fly, which costs £45 - £190 and takes 3h 24m.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Edinburgh to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Edinburgh to London train services, operated by LNER, arrive at London Kings Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to London is 381 miles. It takes approximately 6h 50m to drive from Edinburgh to London.

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KLM, Flybe and British Airways offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 10437+ hotels available in London. Prices start at £79 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Edinburgh and London. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs £1 - £6.

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How to travel from Edinburgh to London

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Edinburgh to London right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Edinburgh and London?

LNER operates a train from Edinburgh to London King's Cross hourly. Tickets cost £30 - £45 and the journey takes 4h 17m. Virgin West Coast Trains also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria twice daily. Tickets cost £14 - £19 and the journey takes 9h 20m. Blablabus also services this route once daily.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £310
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £260
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £600
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £700
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£22 - £150
Train operators
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£140 - £500
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £19
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£17 - £22
Other operators
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£25 - £50

London, United Kingdom

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