There are 9 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Edinburgh Waverley Station by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh  •  2 h 3 min

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

$50 - $201

Cheapest option

Bus to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Stansted Airport
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI

$43 - $140

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Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow, train  •  2 h 53 min

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

$88 - $256

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

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI

$95 - $262

Bus to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Luton Airport
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI

$50 - $150

Train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$60 - $97

Bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Edinburgh National Express

$120 - $150

Bus, train  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange 240
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Edinburgh

$155 - $224

Drive  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Edinburgh Waverley Station 399 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Edinburgh Waverley Station is to bus and fly which costs £30 - £110 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Edinburgh Waverley Station is to fly which costs £35 - £160 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Edinburgh Waverley Station is 331 miles. The road distance is 399 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Edinburgh Waverley Station, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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There are 2422+ hotels available in Edinburgh Waverley Station. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Edinburgh Waverley Station.
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  • Distance: 331.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 3 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Edinburgh Waverley Station, Scotland?

British Airways, Flybe and Aer Lingus fly from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Edinburgh Waverley Station hourly. Alternatively, LNER operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Edinburgh Waverley Station hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $90 and the journey takes 4 h 14 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
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 Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
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 London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Train operators
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
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Luton Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
nationalexpress.com

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