Duration 4h 47m
Distance 381 miles
Average price £180
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Edinburgh and London takes 4h 47m and the fastest train takes 4h. There is an hourly train service from Edinburgh to London. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Edinburgh
  2. London King's Cross
4h 17m
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£30 - £280

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

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

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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.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£180 - £280

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