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Journey information from Edinburgh to London
- Train Fares from: £27
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Travelling from Edinburgh to London by train
Take the train from Edinburgh to London and be in the Big Smoke in around four and a half hours (just enough time to watch a couple of movies or finish off that book on your bedside table!). Our top tip – make sure your train arrives into London Kings Cross as journeys into this station are generally shorter than those that arrive into London Euston. Either way, you’ll be well-connected by the London Underground and able to move on at ease.
To get cheap tickets from Edinburgh to London, make sure to book in advance, and try to travel during off-peak times. Before you know it, you’ll be speeding directly to the capital of England on a brand new high-speed Azuma train without breaking the bank! Amenities include free WiFi, power sockets by every seat and electronic seat reservation displays. For those of you looking to travel in style, LNER’s Azuma First Class service offers a complimentary two-course meal, reclining seats and even faster WiFi. What’s not to like?
Once in London, head down the road for Regent’s Park, home to the London Zoo, or head wherever you like via the city’s extensive tube network! Buckingham Palace? Southbank? The Tower of London or Camden Market? The choice is both endless, and yours.
Book your ticket using our Journey Planner above.
How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to London by train?
The average journey time between Edinburgh and London is . On an average weekday, there are 47 trains travelling from Edinburgh to London. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.Avg. Duration
What is the fastest journey from Edinburgh to London by train?
The fastest journey time by train is .
How much does the train from Edinburgh to London cost?
Train tickets from Edinburgh to London can start from as little as £27 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
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 trainLast trainNo sleeper services are available. 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.Our guide to ticket types:*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.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London to Edinburgh.