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There are 11 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train LNER  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$63 - $93

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Bus  •  10h 53m

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

$43 - $83

9 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  8h 4m

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

$173 - $273

Drive  •  6h 49m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station 398.7 miles

$85 - $130

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh  •  3h 19m

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

$76 - $244

Subway to London City, fly to Edinburgh  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Bank station
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI

$70 - $226

Subway to London Gatwick, fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the subway from Paddington station to Victoria station
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI

$62 - $176

Subway to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the subway from Paddington to Liverpool Street station
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI

$51 - $146

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 6m

  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  •  5h 7m

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

$100 - $327

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 45m

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

$92 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station is to train which costs £45 - £75 and takes 5h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station is to fly which costs £55 - £190 and takes 3h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Edinburgh Waverley Station. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Edinburgh via London Victoria Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 53m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Edinburgh Waverley Station is 332 miles. The road distance is 398.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station without a car is to train which takes 5h 9m and costs £45 - £75.

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It takes approximately 5h 9m to get from London Paddington Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at London Victoria Station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station is to train which takes 5h 9m and costs £45 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £65 and takes 10h 53m, you could also fly, which costs £55 - £190 and takes 3h 19m.

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

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London Paddington Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station.
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  • Distance: 332.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 9m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Edinburgh Waverley Station, Scotland?

LNER operates a train from London Paddington Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 4h 14m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from London Paddington Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $80 and the journey takes 9h 20m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $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
1h 56m
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
20m
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
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate station to Bank station
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Paddington station to Victoria station
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Paddington to Liverpool Street station
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29m
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
1h 11m
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
Bus operators

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station is 399 miles. It takes approximately 6h 49m to drive from London Paddington Station 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 2378+ hotels available in Edinburgh Waverley Station. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs £20 - £29.

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