There are 12 ways to get from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh by train, bus, night train, 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  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$72 - $111

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway to Edinburgh National Express

$42 - $58

10 alternative options

Train via Peterborough  •  5 h 50 min

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

$72 - $122

Night train  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the night train from Watford Junction to Edinburgh

$58 - $88

Drive  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh 353.1 miles

$75 - $110

Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 52 min

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

$82 - $243

Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI

$91 - $267

Train to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 1 min

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

$62 - $162

Line 366 bus to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 39 min

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

$48 - $148

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

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

$74 - $197

Line 366 bus to London Luton, fly to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 366 bus from Welwyn Garden City, The Valley Green to Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$64 - $181

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 52 min

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

$128 - $316

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

Virgin Trains East Coast operates a train from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 4 h 14 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h 45 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 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 Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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 and Friday
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 London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 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 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, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
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 and Tuesday
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
2 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, 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
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
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 Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$60 - $95
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Stevenage to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$16 - $25
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Peterborough to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$50 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $150
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Stevenage to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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
$22 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Watford Junction to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$212
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $80
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Finsbury Park Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 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
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, The Valley Green to Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh?

The distance between Welwyn Garden City and Edinburgh is 501 km. The road distance is 565 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh?

The cheapest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £29 - £45 and takes 10 h 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh?

The quickest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh is to line 366 bus and fly which takes 3 h 39 min and costs £30 - £110.

Is there a direct train between Welwyn Garden City and Edinburgh?

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 37 min.

Is there a direct bus between Welwyn Garden City and Edinburgh?

No, there is no direct bus from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Welwyn Garden City, The Valley Green and arriving at Edinburgh via Luton and Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 37 min.

How long does it take to get from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh?

It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Welwyn Garden City to Edinburgh, including transfers.