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There are 11 ways to get from Edinburgh to Leyton by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

£54 - £386

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Bus  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

£16 - £19

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Train via Angel Islington  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Euston

£158 - £520

Drive  •  6h 45m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Leyton 378.4 miles

£55 - £85

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, subway  •  3h 54m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR
  2. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Leytonstone station

£49 - £205

Fly Edinburgh to London City, line 97 bus  •  3h 41m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY
  2. Take the line 97 bus from Stratford New Town, Stratford International to Leyton, Brunswick Road

£60 - £213

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 2m

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

£37 - £143

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted  •  3h 56m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN

£30 - £99

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, train  •  4h 21m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£42 - £308

Fly Edinburgh to Southampton, train  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Southampton (SOU) EDI - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo

£111 - £327

Train to Glasgow, fly to London City  •  5h 4m

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

£73 - £285

Edinburgh to Leyton by train and subway

The journey time between Edinburgh and Leyton is around 4h 56m and covers a distance of around 400 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 20m. Operated by LNER and London Underground (Tube), the Edinburgh to Leyton service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Walthamstow Central station. Typically 204 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 56m
Fastest journey time:
4h 20m
Journey distance:
400 miles
Services per week:
204
Cheapest price:
£54
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:40
Last service departs at:
19:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Leyton train and subway schedules

Edinburgh → Leyton
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Leyton is to bus which costs £16 - £20 and takes 10h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Leyton is to fly and line 97 bus which costs £55 - £220 and takes 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Leyton. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Walthamstow Central, Rochdale Road via Victoria Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Leyton station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Walthamstow Central station via King's Cross St. Pancras station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 34m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Leyton is 331 miles. The road distance is 378.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Leyton without a car is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs £50 - £390.

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from Edinburgh to Leyton, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Leyton is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs £50 - £390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £20 and takes 10h 56m, you could also fly, which costs £29 - £100 and takes 3h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Leyton.
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  • Distance: 331.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 34m

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

LNER operates a train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross hourly. Tickets cost £50 - £390 and the journey takes 4h 17m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station twice daily. Tickets cost £14 - £18 and the journey takes 9h 10m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £420
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £410
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£22 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£15 - £95
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£19 - £120
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
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
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 Lancaster Gate station to Leytonstone station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
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
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Stratford New Town, Stratford International to Leyton, Brunswick Road
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Edinburgh to Leyton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Leyton is 378 miles. It takes approximately 6h 45m to drive from Edinburgh to Leyton.

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Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 3771+ hotels available in Leyton. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £1 - £6.

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