There are 12 ways to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Waterloo Station by train, bus, rideshare, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Virgin Trains East Coast  •  4 h 37 min

$64 - $95

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  8 h 9 min

  1. 401.2 miles

$30 - $65

10 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 57 min

$243 - $374

Bus  •  10 h 3 min

  1. National Express / ...

$37 - $91

Drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. 401.8 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Edinburgh to London City  •  3 h 15 min

  1. EDI - LCY

$70 - $226

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow  •  3 h 24 min

  1. EDI - LHR

$80 - $252

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. EDI - LGW

$61 - $166

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. EDI - LTN

$59 - $196

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Stansted, Tube  •  3 h 59 min

  1. EDI - STN

$52 - $148

Train to Glasgow, fly to London City  •  3 h 58 min

  1. GLA - LCY

$99 - $326

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 50 min

  1. NCL - LHR

$124 - $425

What companies run services between Edinburgh Waverley Station, Scotland and Waterloo Station, England?

Virgin Trains East Coast operates a train from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Waterloo Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 4 h 13 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Waterloo Station twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 9 h 20 min. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$60 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Virgin West Coast Trains
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Edinburgh to London
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Waterloo Station is 534 km. The road distance is 643 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Waterloo Station is to bus which costs £27 - £70 and takes 10 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Waterloo Station is to fly which takes 3 h 15 min and costs £50 - £170.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Waterloo Station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Westminster, Parliament Square via Victoria, Eccleston Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Waterloo Station, including transfers.

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