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Edinburgh Waverley to London Kings Cross train times information
Direct trains depart from Edinburgh Waverley Station to London Kings Cross around twice an hour – usually on the hour and at every 30 minutes past – and are operated by London North Eastern Railway (LNER). The journey takes between 4h 30m and 5h, although can take just 4h on the fastest service. In 2019, LNER launched its high-speed Azuma trains service between Edinburgh and London, which uses technology from Japanese bullet trains to make the journey quicker and quieter
LNER trains offer hot and cold drinks and snacks during your journey via a trolley service and an onboard café/bar. You can also enjoy free WiFi on all LNER services and bring a bicycle on board for free, as long as you make a reservation for your bike. If you’re travelling in First Class on an LNER train, at-seat dining is available as well as a complimentary meal or light bite.
At the weekends, certain parts of the journey are provided by Avanti West Coast (formerly Virgin Trains) or Grand Central, both of which offer free WiFi as part of the standard array of services.*Information correct at time of writing (August 2019). May be subject to change.
How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross by train?
The average journey time between Edinburgh and London Kings Cross is . On an average weekday, there are 34 trains travelling from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.Avg. Duration
What is the fastest journey from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross by train?
The fastest journey time by train is .
How much does the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross cost?
Train tickets from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross 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 Kings Cross?
Yes, it is possible to travel from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross.Direct
What is the distance between Edinburgh and London Kings Cross?
The distance between Edinburgh and London Kings Cross is 330 miles.Distance: 330 miles
What time is the first train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross?
The first train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross departs at .
What time is the last train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross?
The last train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross 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 Kings Cross to Edinburgh.