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There are 12 ways to get from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

$71 - $104

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Bus  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express

$41 - $50

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Train via Peterborough  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Stevenage

$70 - $110

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Central

$220 - $331

Drive  •  6h 23m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire 350.8 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, bus  •  3h 54m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the bus from Harpenden station to Wheathampstead, Rose Lane

$50 - $149

Fly Edinburgh to London City, train  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City

$80 - $241

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, train  •  4h 36m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City

$65 - $229

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, train  •  4h 10m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  2. Take the train from Finsbury Park to Welwyn Garden City

$59 - $159

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 50m

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

$69 - $172

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN

$65 - $181

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City

$109 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire is to bus which costs £30 - £40 and takes 10h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire is to fly and bus which costs £35 - £120 and takes 3h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Waterend Lane via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Luton Station Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Welwyn Garden City via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 57m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Hertfordshire is 311 miles. The road distance is 350.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire without a car is to train which takes 4h 57m and costs £50 - £80.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire is to train which takes 4h 57m and costs £50 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £40 and takes 10h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire.
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  • Distance: 310.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 57m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Hertfordshire, England?

LNER operates a train from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 4h 13m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire twice daily. Tickets cost $28 - $35 and the journey takes 7h 45m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Edinburgh to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Peterborough to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$27 - $40
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Peterborough to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Peterborough to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $320
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$120 - $190
Anytime Day Single
$200 - $320
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express
Uno
Phone
01707 255764
Email
unobus@herts.ac.uk
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Harpenden station to Wheathampstead, Rose Lane
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
unobus.info
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Harpenden station to Wheathampstead, Rose Lane
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
centrebus.info

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

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Edinburgh to Hertfordshire bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Hertfordshire is 351 miles. It takes approximately 6h 23m to drive from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire.

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easyJet offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to London Luton Airport.

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Book your Edinburgh to Hertfordshire train tickets online with Loco2, Rome2rio and two other operators.

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There are 402+ hotels available in Hertfordshire. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32m and costs £3 - £5.

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