There are 11 ways to get from Edinburgh to South Kensington (Station) by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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 Virgin Trains East Coast  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

$68 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 42 min

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

$39 - $96

9 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Euston

$257 - $392

Drive  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to South Kensington (Station) 401.6 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow  •  3 h 34 min

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

$55 - $214

Fly Edinburgh to London City, Tube  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY
  2. Take the Tube from Monument Underground Station to South Kensington Underground Station

$72 - $228

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, Tube  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  2. Take the Tube from Liverpool Street Underground Station to South Kensington Underground Station

$54 - $149

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, train  •  4 h 7 min

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

$54 - $166

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train  •  4 h 11 min

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

$63 - $162

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 11 min

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

$96 - $267

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR

$101 - $393

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and South Kensington (Station), England?

Virgin Trains East Coast operates a train from Edinburgh to South Kensington (Station) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 4 h 13 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to South Kensington (Station) twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 9 h 20 min. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
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 Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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 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, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
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 Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 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 Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
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
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
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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
$65 - $100
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$65 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $75
Virgin West Coast Trains
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Monument Underground Station to South Kensington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street Underground Station to South Kensington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $30
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 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and South Kensington (Station) is 534 km. The road distance is 643 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to South Kensington (Station) is to bus which costs £27 - £70 and takes 9 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to South Kensington (Station) is to fly which takes 3 h 34 min and costs £35 - £160.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to South Kensington (Station). However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at South Kensington via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 42 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Edinburgh to South Kensington (Station), including transfers.