There are 11 ways to get from Luton to Edinburgh by plane, bus, train, subway or car

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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Fly London Luton to Edinburgh  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI

$42 - $142

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Edinburgh National Express

$34 - $44

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Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from London Luton Airport to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI

$57 - $217

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

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

$81 - $251

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 14 min

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

$70 - $170

Fly London Luton to Glasgow, train  •  3 h 51 min

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

$56 - $173

Train, Tube to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Tottenham Hale Underground Station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI

$57 - $163

Train LNER  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$63 - $110

Train CrossCountry  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to Chesterfield
  2. Take the train from Chesterfield to Edinburgh

$124 - $244

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Edinburgh

$208 - $318

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Luton to Edinburgh 369.9 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Luton to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £26 - £35 and takes 9 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Luton to Edinburgh is to fly which costs £30 - £120 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Luton and Edinburgh is 305 miles. The road distance is 369.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Luton to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luton station to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and arriving at Edinburgh via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Luton to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Luton and arriving at Edinburgh via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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The best way to get from Luton to London Luton Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs £2 - £6.

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Map of how to get from Luton to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 305 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

What companies run services between Luton, England and Edinburgh, Scotland?

easyJet flies from Luton to Edinburgh 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Luton to Edinburgh via London St Pancras International and London Kings Cross in around 5 h 30 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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
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 and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
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
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 Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
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
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
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Train from Luton to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Luton to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
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 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Tottenham Hale Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $310
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$120 - $180
Anytime Day Single
$200 - $310
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Luton Airport to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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