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There are 12 ways to get from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh 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.

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Train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$69 - $105

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Bus  •  10 h 43 min

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

$34 - $44

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Train via Peterborough  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Stevenage to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Edinburgh

$71 - $114

Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Chesterfield
  3. Take the train from Chesterfield to Edinburgh

$168 - $256

Drive  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh 353.1 miles

$75 - $110

Line 366 bus to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 366 bus from Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station to Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI

$41 - $130

Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI

$78 - $241

Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI

$86 - $266

Train to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to Finsbury Park
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI

$59 - $159

Train, subway to London Gatwick, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to Finsbury Park
  2. Take the subway from Finsbury Park station to Victoria station
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI

$72 - $191

Fly London Luton to Glasgow, train  •  5 h 7 min

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

$59 - $161

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 54 min

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

$100 - $305

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The cheapest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £26 - £35 and takes 10 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh is to line 366 bus and fly which costs £30 - £100 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Welwyn Garden City station to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station and arriving at Edinburgh via Luton and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Welwyn Garden City and arriving at Edinburgh via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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The distance between Welwyn Garden City and Edinburgh is 313 miles. The road distance is 353.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 5 h 24 min and costs £50 - £85.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh is to train which takes 5 h 24 min and costs £50 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £35 and takes 10 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 313.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Welwyn Garden City, England and Edinburgh, Scotland?

LNER operates a train from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 4 h 14 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh twice daily. Tickets cost $28 - $35 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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 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 Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
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
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 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 Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Stevenage to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$27 - $40
Train from Peterborough to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $140
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Stevenage to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Stevenage to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Train from Leicester to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $50
London Underground (Tube)
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Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Paddington
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Finsbury Park station to Victoria station
Ave. Duration
13 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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station to Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
centrebus.info

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

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Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh is 353 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to drive from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh.

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easyJet offers flights from London Luton Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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