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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
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.
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.
The distance between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh is 330 miles.
The first train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh departs at .
The last train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh departs at .
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