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  1. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2
    on time
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  2. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19
    21:00
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19
    00:14
    York
    Platform 3 estimated
    04:40
    York
    Platform 6 estimated
    07:00
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 8 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  3. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    on time
    London Euston
    0 changes
    Peak
  4. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  5. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 7 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  6. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    on time
    London Euston
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  7. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 5 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  8. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  9. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 5 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  10. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    London Kings Cross
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from Edinburgh to London

  • Train Fares from: £26.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

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  • How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to London by train?

    The average journey time between Edinburgh and London is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 33 trains per day travelling from Edinburgh to London. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to London?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Edinburgh to London without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Edinburgh to London.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Edinburgh and London?

    The distance between Edinburgh and London is 332 miles.

    Distance: 332 miles
  • What time is the first train from Edinburgh to London?

    The first train from Edinburgh to London departs at .

    What time is the last train from Edinburgh to London?

    The last train from Edinburgh to London departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    Sleeper services may be available on some trains. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

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How to find cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to London

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*Average savings on all fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.**Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.