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Edinburgh to Stansted Airport

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  1. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 6
    09:00
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 6
    12:50
    Peterborough
    Platform 1 estimated
    13:19
    Peterborough
    Platform 6 estimated
    14:08
    Cambridge
    Platform 6 estimated
    14:25
    Cambridge
    Platform 8 estimated
    15:05
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  2. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 6 estimated
    09:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 6 estimated
    13:49
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 6 estimated
    13:49
    London Kings Cross
    14:37
    London Liverpool Street
    14:37
    London Liverpool Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    15:27
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  3. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:00
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 5 estimated
    14:43
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 5 estimated
    14:43
    London Kings Cross
    15:37
    London Liverpool Street
    15:37
    London Liverpool Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    16:27
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  4. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 6 estimated
    11:00
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 6 estimated
    14:52
    Peterborough
    Platform 3 estimated
    15:19
    Peterborough
    Platform 6 estimated
    16:08
    Cambridge
    Platform 6 estimated
    16:25
    Cambridge
    Platform 8 estimated
    17:05
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  5. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    11:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    15:52
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 8 estimated
    15:52
    London Kings Cross
    16:50
    Tottenham Hale
    16:50
    Tottenham Hale
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:27
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from Edinburgh to Stansted Airport

  • Train Fares from: £28.60
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 5
  • How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to Stansted Airport by train?

    The average journey time between Edinburgh and Stansted Airport is . On an average weekday, there are 18 trains travelling from Edinburgh to Stansted Airport. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Edinburgh to Stansted Airport by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Edinburgh to Stansted Airport cost?

    Train tickets from Edinburgh to Stansted Airport can start from as little as £28.60 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 Stansted Airport?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Edinburgh to Stansted Airport without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Edinburgh to Stansted Airport.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Edinburgh and Stansted Airport?

    The distance between Edinburgh and Stansted Airport is 314 miles.

    Distance: 314 miles
  • What time is the first train from Edinburgh to Stansted Airport?

    The first train from Edinburgh to Stansted Airport departs at .

    What time is the last train from Edinburgh to Stansted Airport?

    The last train from Edinburgh to Stansted Airport departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No 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.

    *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.

Edinburgh to Stansted Airport timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Edinburgh to Stansted Airport for Sunday 31st May 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
09:0015:056h 5m, 2 changes
09:3015:275h 57m, 2 changes
10:0016:276h 27m, 2 changes
11:0017:056h 5m, 2 changes
11:3017:275h 57m, 2 changes

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Stansted Airport to Edinburgh.

How to find cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Stansted Airport

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**Average savings on Advance 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.