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There are 11 ways to get from London to Armadale by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Armadale, Hunting Lodge X18

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Bus  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh Bus Station London Victoria Coach Station - Edinburgh Bus Station / ...

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Train  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

Night train  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Edinburgh

Drive  •  6h 41m

  1. Drive from London King's Cross to Armadale 398.5 miles

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  3h 50m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Bathgate
  3. Take the bus from Bathgate, Gordon Avenue to Armadale, Barbauchlaw Avenue

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Bathgate
  3. Take the bus from Bathgate, Gordon Avenue to Armadale, Barbauchlaw Avenue

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  4h 18m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Bathgate
  3. Take the bus from Bathgate, Gordon Avenue to Armadale, Barbauchlaw Avenue

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  4h 50m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)

London to Armadale by train and bus

The journey time between London and Armadale is around 6h 7m and covers a distance of around 414 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 30 min. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 28m. Operated by LNER and Lothian Country Buses, the London to Armadale service departs from London Kings Cross and arrives in Armadale, Hunting Lodge. Typically 115 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 37m
Layover time:
30 min
Total time:
6h 7m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 28m
Journey distance:
414 miles
Services per week:
115
Cheapest price:
£54
Carbon emissions:
37 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:00
Last service departs at:
19:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London to Armadale train and bus schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Armadale is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Armadale is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Armadale is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Armadale is to bus which costs £17 - £45 and takes 10h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Armadale is to fly and train and bus which costs £40 - £190 and takes 3h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Armadale. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Armadale, Hunting Lodge via Edinburgh, Princes Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Armadale. However, there are services departing from London Euston and arriving at Armadale (W Lothian) via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level and Airdrie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 57m.

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The distance between London and Armadale is 339 miles. The road distance is 398.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Armadale without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 55m and costs £50 - £390.

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from London to Armadale, including transfers.

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London to Armadale bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Armadale train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from London to Armadale is to train which takes 5h 57m and costs £150 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £45 and takes 10h 50m.

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Map of how to get from London to Armadale.
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  • Distance: 338.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 55m

What companies run services between London, England and Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Glasgow Central hourly. Tickets cost £150 - £550 and the journey takes 4h 32m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh Bus Station once daily. Tickets cost £12 - £40 and the journey takes 9h 15m. National Express also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£55 - £170
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £330
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £370
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£24 - £180
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£170 - £240
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £390
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Park to Bathgate
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £9
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£6 - £9
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £15
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £15
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Bus operators
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Armadale, Hunting Lodge
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Bus from Bathgate, Gordon Avenue to Armadale, Barbauchlaw Avenue
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
National Express
SD Travel
Phone
0114 22 11 282
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Bathgate, Gordon Avenue to Armadale, Barbauchlaw Avenue
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
traveline.info

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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London to Armadale bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Edinburgh Bus Station.

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London to Armadale train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Armadale is 398 miles. It takes approximately 6h 41m to drive from London to Armadale.

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British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 106+ hotels available in Armadale. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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