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    London Kings Cross
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    York
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    20:32
    York
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    23:03
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
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    on time
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    on time
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    23:25
    London Kings Cross
    23:50
    London Euston
    23:50
    London Euston
    07:24
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    on time
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    1 change
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    01:24
    Doncaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:15
    Doncaster
    Platform 8 estimated
    09:22
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
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    Edinburgh (Waverley)
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    1 change
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

  • Train Fares from: £25.00
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley train times information

There are departures around every thirty minutes for travellers making the trip from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverly. Travel times range from between four and a half to five hours depending on the route and the number of changes required. Virgin Trains East Coast run the bulk of the services between these two cities, with providers such as Grand Central and CrossCountry operating certain legs of the trip on indirect journeys.

Wireless internet connections are available free of charge to first class travellers on Virgin Trains East Coast services and for a fee to standard fare customers. There is a restaurant car onboard, while first class travellers can enjoy complimentary refreshments. An at-seat trolley service is available for all passengers.

Grand Central offers free Wi-Fi and spacious seating for all passengers and beverages and light refreshments are available on longer CrossCountry journeys.

*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change
  • How long does it take to travel from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh by train?

    The average journey time between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 23 trains per day travelling from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh?

    The distance between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh is 330 miles.

    Distance: 330 miles
  • What time is the first train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh?

    The first train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh departs at .

    What time is the last train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh?

    The last train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    Sleeper services may be available on some trains. 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.
  • Savings tips for London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

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