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

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Fly London Luton to Edinburgh  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI

$44 - $144

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Bus  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Edinburgh National Express

$39 - $51

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Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Harpenden to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI

$83 - $243

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Harpenden to Farringdon
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI

$90 - $268

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 31 min

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

$68 - $169

Train, subway to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Harpenden to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Tottenham Hale station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI

$63 - $163

Fly London Luton to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 31 min

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

$59 - $175

Train LNER  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$73 - $107

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Edinburgh

$205 - $327

Train Caledonian Sleeper  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Edinburgh

$55 - $82

Drive  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Harpenden to Edinburgh 375.2 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Harpenden to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £30 - £40 and takes 10 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harpenden to Edinburgh is to fly which costs £30 - £110 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harpenden to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn and arriving at Edinburgh via Luton and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Harpenden to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Harpenden and arriving at Edinburgh via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

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The distance between Harpenden and Edinburgh is 310 miles. The road distance is 375.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Harpenden to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 5 h 43 min and costs £55 - £85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to get from Harpenden to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Harpenden to Edinburgh bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Harpenden to Edinburgh train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from Harpenden to Edinburgh is to fly which takes 3 h 3 min and costs £30 - £110. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £55 - £85 and takes 5 h 43 min, you could also bus, which costs £30 - £40 and takes 10 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Harpenden to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 310 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 3 min

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

easyJet flies from Harpenden to Edinburgh 4 times a day. Alternatively, LNER operates a train from Harpenden to Edinburgh hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 4 h 14 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Harpenden to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Harpenden to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Harpenden to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Harpenden to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $320
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$120 - $190
Anytime Day Single
$200 - $320
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Watford Junction to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$198
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from London Luton Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Harpenden to Edinburgh bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Harpenden to Edinburgh train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harpenden to Edinburgh is 375 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to drive from Harpenden to Edinburgh.

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easyJet offers flights from London Luton Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 2238+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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