There are 11 ways to get from King's Cross Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train LNER  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$60 - $90

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Bus  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh S9

$43 - $84

9 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  6 h 34 min

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

$175 - $263

Drive  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Drive from King's Cross Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station 401.1 miles

$85 - $130

Tube to London City, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Bank Underground Station
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI

$70 - $225

Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI

$78 - $250

Tube to London Gatwick, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI

$62 - $176

Tube to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Tottenham Hale Underground Station
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI

$50 - $145

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 56 min

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

$56 - $160

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 33 min

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

$100 - $326

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 30 min

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

$91 - $285

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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The distance between King's Cross Station and Edinburgh Waverley Station is 332 miles. The road distance is 401.1 miles.

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The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station without a car is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs .

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The train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh takes 4 h 14 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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King's Cross Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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King's Cross Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between King's Cross Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station is 401 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to drive from King's Cross Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station.

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

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Map of how to get from King's Cross Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station.
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  • Distance: 332 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between King's Cross Station, England and Edinburgh Waverley Station, Scotland?

LNER operates a train from King's Cross Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 4 h 14 min. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from King's Cross Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $80 and the journey takes 8 h 35 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, 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 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Bank Underground Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Tottenham Hale Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators

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