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

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

Train LNER  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$63 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 8 min

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

$43 - $83

9 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Edinburgh

$233 - $363

Drive  •  6 h 49 min

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

$85 - $130

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh  •  3 h 17 min

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

$76 - $244

Tube to London City, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to West Ham Underground Station
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI

$70 - $226

Tube to London Gatwick, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington 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  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to Liverpool Street Underground Station
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI

$51 - $146

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 9 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

$59 - $163

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 35 min

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

$99 - $327

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 42 min

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

$112 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station is to train which costs £45 - £75 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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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 3 h 17 min.

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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 10 h 8 min.

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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 5 h 15 min and costs £45 - £75.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min 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 5 h 15 min and costs £45 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £65 and takes 10 h 8 min, you could also fly, which costs £55 - £190 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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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: 5 h 15 min

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 4 h 14 min. 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 8 h 35 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 City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
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 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 Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$230 - $360
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$140 - $210
Anytime Day Single
$230 - $360
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to West Ham Underground Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to Liverpool Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
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
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 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Bus operators

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