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London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) by train

It takes an average of 6h 26m to travel from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) by train, over a distance of around 330 miles (531 km). There are normally 14 trains per day travelling from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) and tickets for this journey start from £19.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 34m
PriceFrom £19.90
Distance330 miles (531 km)
Frequency14 trains per day
First train05:43
Last train23:50
Departure stationLondon Euston
Arrival stationEdinburgh (Waverley)
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsAvanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper

London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) train times

Check out the next trains departing from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) for Wednesday 18th May 2022 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
05:15 london euston10:08 On timeedinburgh (waverley)unknown operator Peak4h 53m, 1 change
05:50 london euston11:12 edinburgh (waverley)unknown operator Off Peak5h 22m, 1 change
06:35 london euston11:20 edinburgh (waverley)unknown operator Peak4h 45m, 1 change
06:43 london euston12:18 edinburgh (waverley)avanti west coast 5h 35m, direct
07:10 london euston12:11 edinburgh (waverley)unknown operator Peak5h 1m, 1 change

Travel from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) by train in 5 hours 34 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) by train, look no further!

The average journey time from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) by train is 5 hours 40 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 5 hours 34 minutes. You'll usually find 14 trains per day travelling the 330 miles (531 km) between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Edinburgh (Waverley). You'll be travelling with Avanti West Coast, ScotRail or TransPennine Express on your way to Edinburgh (Waverley), as these are the main rail operators on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) start from £19.90 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices. Travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard are also great ways to save.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Edinburgh (Waverley), including FAQs, and tips on booking cheap train tickets. Check the timetable above for live train times or if you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley)? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) take?

The average journey time by train between London Euston and Edinburgh (Waverley) is 6 hours and 26 minutes, with around 14 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between London Euston and Edinburgh (Waverley) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) is 5 hours and 34 minutes.

How much does the train from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) cost?

Train ticket prices from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) can start from as little as £19.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley)?

Yes, it is possible to travel from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) without having to change trains. There are 14 direct trains from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) leave?

The first train from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) leaves at 05:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) leave?

The last train from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) leaves at 23:50. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between London Euston and Edinburgh (Waverley) by train?

Trains travelling from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) cover a distance of around 330 miles (531 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Edinburgh (Waverley) to London Euston.

Cheap train tickets from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley)

Train tickets from London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) start at £19.90 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for London Euston to Edinburgh (Waverley) is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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