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There are 8 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Edinburgh Waverley Station by plane, train, subway, bus, night train or car

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Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh  •  2 h 5 min

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

$50 - $201

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Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow, train  •  3 h 25 min

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

$89 - $257

Train, subway to London City, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Bank station
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI

$96 - $263

Bus to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI

$51 - $150

Train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$65 - $97

Bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Edinburgh National Express

$120 - $150

Night train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the night train from Watford Junction to Edinburgh

$63 - $88

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 night train which costs £45 - £70 and takes 8 h 19 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 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 50 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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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Edinburgh Waverley Station without a car is to train which takes 5 h 52 min and costs £50 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Edinburgh Waverley Station, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Edinburgh Waverley Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Edinburgh Waverley Station is to fly which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £35 - £160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5 h 52 min, you could also bus, which costs £95 - £120 and takes 8 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Edinburgh Waverley Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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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 5 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 $60 - $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 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
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 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
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 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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
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
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night 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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Edinburgh Waverley Station is 399 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Edinburgh Waverley Station.

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Aer Lingus, Flybe and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 2266+ hotels available in Edinburgh Waverley Station. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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