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

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Train  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

£55 - £386

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Bus  •  10h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Golders Green National Express

£16 - £20

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Train via Sheffield  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International

£190 - £405

Drive  •  6h 41m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to West Hampstead 369.4 miles

£55 - £85

Fly Edinburgh to London City, subway  •  3h 41m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY
  2. Take the subway from Canning Town station to West Hampstead station

£61 - £275

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow  •  3h 34m

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

£49 - £225

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, train  •  3h 46m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink

£43 - £209

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 17m

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

£47 - £155

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, train  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  2. Take the train from Highbury & Islington to West Hampstead

£37 - £151

Fly Edinburgh to Southampton, train  •  4h 47m

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

£104 - £464

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 29m

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

£57 - £373

Edinburgh to West Hampstead by train and walk

The journey time between Edinburgh and West Hampstead is around 4h 50m and covers a distance of around 397 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 11m. Operated by LNER and Thameslink, the Edinburgh to West Hampstead service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in West Hampstead Thameslink. Typically 198 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 50m
Fastest journey time:
4h 11m
Services per week:
198
Cheapest price:
£55
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 West Hampstead train and walk schedules

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

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to West Hampstead is to fly which costs £45 - £230 and takes 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to West Hampstead. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at West Hampstead, Dennington Park Road via Golders Green. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to West Hampstead. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at West Hampstead Thameslink via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 38m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and West Hampstead is 330 miles. The road distance is 369.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to West Hampstead without a car is to train which takes 4h 38m and costs £50 - £390.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from Edinburgh to West Hampstead, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to West Hampstead is to train which takes 4h 38m and costs £50 - £390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £20 and takes 10h 16m, you could also fly, which costs £45 - £230 and takes 3h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to West Hampstead.
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  • Distance: 329.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 38m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and West Hampstead, 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 Golders Green once daily. Tickets cost £14 - £18 and the journey takes 10h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £370
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £390
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £460
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£27 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £390
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £390
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £380
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £350
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£26 - £130
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
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£6 - £80
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £80
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£110 - £300
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£110 - £140
Anytime Day 1st Class
£210 - £300
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£75 - £110
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£35 - £60
Off-Peak Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£75 - £110
Train from Highbury & Islington to West Hampstead
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£2 - £12
Off-Peak Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£4 - £7
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£70 - £90
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£70 - £90
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Train from Gatwick Airport to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£15 - £19
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 Canning Town station to West Hampstead station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Highbury & Islington to West Hampstead
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
London Overground
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
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 Golders Green
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Edinburgh to West Hampstead bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Golders Green station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to West Hampstead is 369 miles. It takes approximately 6h 41m to drive from Edinburgh to West Hampstead.

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KLM and British Airways offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 3911+ hotels available in West Hampstead. 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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