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

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  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

$72 - $105

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 44 min

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

$41 - $51

10 alternative options

Train via Doncaster  •  5 h 15 min

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

$70 - $219

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Central

$223 - $334

Drive  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire 350.8 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the bus from Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station to Wheathampstead, St Helen's Church

$48 - $144

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

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

$81 - $241

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

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

$66 - $230

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, train  •  4 h 19 min

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

$60 - $159

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  3. Take the bus from Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station to Wheathampstead, St Helen's Church

$62 - $175

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 1 min

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

$71 - $172

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 51 min

  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 - $403

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire is to bus which costs £30 - £40 and takes 9 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire is to fly and bus which costs £35 - £110 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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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 Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway and Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 44 min.

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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 5 h 1 min.

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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 5 h 1 min and costs £50 - £80.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min 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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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire.
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  • Distance: 310.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

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

LNER operates a train from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire every 2 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 4 h 13 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire 3 times a day. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

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 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
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 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
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
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 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Edinburgh to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $110
Train from Doncaster to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $150
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Super Off-Peak Single
$65 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $100
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $320
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$130 - $190
Anytime Day Single
$200 - $320
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
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
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
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
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station to Wheathampstead, St Helen's Church
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
centrebus.info
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station to Wheathampstead, St Helen's Church
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Website
unobus.info

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