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There are 10 ways to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Edinburgh by train, bus, night train, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

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Bus  •  10h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Finchley Road Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station M20

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Night train  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the night train from Finsbury Park to Edinburgh

Drive  •  6h 56m

  1. Drive from Canary Wharf (Station) to Edinburgh 385.7 miles

Fly London City to Edinburgh  •  3h 13m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI

Subway to London Heathrow, fly to Edinburgh  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the subway from Canary Wharf station to Baker Street station
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Edinburgh  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI

Train to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Canary Wharf DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI

Subway, train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the subway from Canary Wharf station to West Hampstead station
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Canary Wharf (Station) → Edinburgh
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The cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £23 - £45 and takes 10h 33m.

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The fastest way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Edinburgh is to fly. Taking this option will cost £60 - £210 and takes 3h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Canary Wharf (Station) station to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Canary Wharf DLR Station and arriving at Edinburgh via Bank station and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 6m.

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The distance between Canary Wharf (Station) and Edinburgh is 335 miles. The road distance is 385.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 5h 6m and costs £50 - £400.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Canary Wharf (Station) to Edinburgh train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Edinburgh is to train which takes 5h 6m and costs £50 - £400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £45 and takes 10h 33m, you could also fly, which costs £60 - £210 and takes 3h 13m.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Canary Wharf (Station) to Edinburgh train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Map of how to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 335.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 6m

What companies run services between Canary Wharf (Station), England and Edinburgh, Scotland?

LNER operates a train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh hourly. Tickets cost £50 - £390 and the journey takes 4h 20m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Finchley Road Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station once daily. Tickets cost £21 - £40 and the journey takes 9h 10m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£55 - £170
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £330
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£24 - £190
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£170 - £240
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £390
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Finsbury Park to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£44 - £49
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£44 - £49
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£210 - £240
Sleeper Berth Classic
£140 - £190
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£38 - £42
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£38 - £42
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£170 - £200
Sleeper Berth Classic
£55 - £75
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canary Wharf station to Baker Street station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Canary Wharf station to West Hampstead station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Canary Wharf DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £6
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Cash Fare
£4 - £6
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£1 - £2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£1 - £2
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Finchley Road Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£21 - £40
Website
Megabus UK

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Yes, the driving distance between Canary Wharf (Station) to Edinburgh is 386 miles. It takes approximately 6h 56m to drive from Canary Wharf (Station) to Edinburgh.

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British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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