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Trains depart from Edinburgh Waverley Station to London Kings Cross around twice per hour. The trip takes roughly five hours, with most direct routes provided by East Coast Trains. Grand Central, CrossCountry and Virgin Trains offer indirect routes to London from Edinburgh.
East Coast Trains provide restaurant car service on some trains from Edinburgh to London; light snacks, sandwiches and beverages are available on most other journeys. Wireless internet connections are available for a small additional fee, and cycle storage is available free with an advance reservation.
Certain parts of the journey provided by Grand Central and include free wireless internet access as part of the standard array of services.
CrossCountry offers a catering and trolley service on many trains, and passengers on Virgin Trains can purchase Wi-Fi access for a small fee and enjoy a wide range of dining options.*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change
The average journey time between Edinburgh Waverley and London Kings Cross is 4 hours 28 minutes. The fastest journey time is 4 hours 21 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 36 trains per day travelling from Edinburgh Waverley to London Kings Cross. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Edinburgh Waverley to London Kings Cross without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Edinburgh Waverley to London Kings Cross.
The first train from Edinburgh Waverley to London Kings Cross departs at . The last train from Edinburgh Waverley to London Kings Cross departs at . No sleeper services are available. There may also be less services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
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