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There are 13 ways to get from London Victoria to Edinburgh by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, car, subway or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train LNER  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$63 - $94

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Edinburgh 400.9 miles

$30 - $60

11 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Edinburgh

$233 - $373

Bus  •  9 h 20 min

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

$40 - $80

Night bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station M20 / ...

$30 - $85

Drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Edinburgh 401.4 miles

$85 - $130

Subway to London City, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the subway from Victoria station to Cannon Street station
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI

$70 - $225

Subway to London Heathrow, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 36 min

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

$78 - $251

Fly London Gatwick to Edinburgh  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI

$60 - $172

Subway to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the subway from Victoria station to Tottenham Hale station
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI

$51 - $146

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI

$57 - $161

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 59 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 31 min

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

$92 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Edinburgh is to night bus which costs £24 - £65 and takes 8 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Edinburgh is to fly which costs £45 - £140 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Station station and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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The distance between London Victoria and Edinburgh is 334 miles. The road distance is 401.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 5 h 5 min and costs £45 - £75.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from London Victoria to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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London Victoria to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Edinburgh is to train which takes 5 h 5 min and costs £45 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £60 and takes 9 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs £45 - £140 and takes 3 h 29 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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London Victoria to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from London Victoria to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 334.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

What companies run services between London Victoria, England and Edinburgh, Scotland?

LNER operates a train from London Victoria to Edinburgh hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 4 h 14 min. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from London Victoria to Edinburgh 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $80 and the journey takes 9 h 20 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 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 Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 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 11 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
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
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
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
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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $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
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 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
Hourly
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 Victoria station to Cannon Street station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Victoria station to Paddington station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Victoria station to Tottenham Hale station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Book at
uk.megabus.com
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
Night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between London Victoria to Edinburgh is 401 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to drive from London Victoria to Edinburgh.

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

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There are 2233+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between London Victoria and Edinburgh. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 28 min and costs £12 - £27.

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