There are 11 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 8 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

$72 - $135

Cheapest option

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, line 301 bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  2. Take the line 301 bus from Stevenage, Bus Station to Welwyn, St Mary's Church

$37 - $136

9 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

$72 - $221

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Central

$224 - $339

Bus  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Coachway National Express

$40 - $54

Drive  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire 350.8 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, line 366 bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the line 366 bus from Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station to Wheathampstead, Rose Lane

$48 - $147

Fly Edinburgh to London City, train  •  4 h 25 min

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

$82 - $270

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, train  •  4 h 44 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 - $259

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 3 min

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

$71 - $203

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, line 366 bus  •  4 h 26 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 line 366 bus from Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station to Wheathampstead, Rose Lane

$62 - $178

Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Hertfordshire is 497 km. The road distance is 561 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 9 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire is to fly and line 366 bus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs £35 - £110.

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 8 min.

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.

It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Edinburgh to Hertfordshire, including transfers.

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

Virgin Trains East Coast 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 twice daily. 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 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
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 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
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 Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
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
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 - $90
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
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
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Doncaster to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $75
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
$100 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $160
Train from London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
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
$210 - $330
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$130 - $190
Anytime Day Single
$210 - $330
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 Gatwick Airport to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station to Wheathampstead, Rose Lane
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stevenage, Bus Station to Welwyn, St Mary's Church
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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