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How to get fromEdinburgh to Londonby train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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There are 13 ways to get from Edinburgh to London by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car, or plane

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  1. Train4h 17m

    1. Take the train from Edinburgh to King's CrosstrainEdinburgh - London Kings Cross / ...

    $180–410

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  1. Bus8h 1m

    1. Take the bus from Bus Station to London VictoriabusM20x / ...

    $30–80

11 alternative options

  1. Train via Sheffield6h 18m

    1. Take the train from Edinburgh to SheffieldtrainEdinburgh - Penzance / ...
    2. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras IntltrainSheffield - London St Pancras International

    $201–518

  2. Night train5h 36m

    1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to King's CrossnighttrainEdinburgh - London Kings Cross

    $180–410

  3. Rideshare7h 45m

    1. Take the rideshare from Edinburgh to Londonrideshare371.1 mi

    $30–60

  4. Drive6h 52m

    1. Drive from Edinburgh to Londoncar371.9 mi

    $123–177

  5. Fly Edinburgh to London City3h 24m

    1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY)planeEDI - LCY

    $79–374

  6. Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow3h 18m

    1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR)planeEDI - LHR

    $67–309

  7. Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train3h 38m

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

    $49–245

  8. Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, train3h 40m

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

    $51–248

  9. Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted3h 48m

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

    $39–204

  10. Train to Glasgow, fly to London City4h 4m

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

    $94–410

  11. Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train4h 15m

    1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX)planeEDI - BHX
    2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Eustontrain

    $82–309

Edinburgh to London by train

Calendar219Weekly Trains
Duration4h 17mAverage Duration
Ticket$180Cheapest Price
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  • Distance: 390.1 mi
  • Duration: 4h 17m

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

LNER operates a train from Edinburgh to King's Cross hourly. Tickets cost $190–270 and the journey takes 4h 17m. Avanti West Coast also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Bus Station to London Victoria 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30–45 and the journey takes 8h 1m. Two other operators also service this route.

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