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Stansted Airport to Edinburgh

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  1. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 2
    08:21
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 2
    09:50
    Peterborough
    Platform 7 estimated
    10:18
    Peterborough
    Platform 4 estimated
    14:15
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  2. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1
    08:30
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1
    09:05
    Tottenham Hale
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:05
    Tottenham Hale
    10:00
    London Kings Cross
    10:00
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 7 estimated
    14:21
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  3. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:21
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:50
    Peterborough
    Platform 7 estimated
    11:18
    Peterborough
    Platform 4 estimated
    15:16
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:45
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:17
    Tottenham Hale
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:17
    Tottenham Hale
    11:00
    London Kings Cross
    11:00
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 4 estimated
    15:19
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  5. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:00
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:33
    Tottenham Hale
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:33
    Tottenham Hale
    11:27
    London Kings Cross
    11:27
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 5 estimated
    13:20
    York
    Platform 9 estimated
    13:31
    York
    Platform 10 estimated
    16:06
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 4 estimated
    3 changes
    Super Off Peak
  6. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:27
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 2 estimated
    11:50
    Peterborough
    Platform 7 estimated
    12:18
    Peterborough
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:14
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  7. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:45
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    11:17
    Tottenham Hale
    Platform 1 estimated
    11:17
    Tottenham Hale
    12:00
    London Kings Cross
    12:00
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 8 estimated
    16:20
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  8. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 2 estimated
    11:27
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 2 estimated
    12:50
    Peterborough
    Platform 7 estimated
    13:48
    Peterborough
    Platform 5 estimated
    17:19
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  9. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    11:45
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    12:16
    Tottenham Hale
    Platform 1 estimated
    12:16
    Tottenham Hale
    13:00
    London Kings Cross
    13:00
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 7 estimated
    17:19
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  10. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 2 estimated
    12:27
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 2 estimated
    13:50
    Peterborough
    Platform 7 estimated
    14:18
    Peterborough
    Platform 4 estimated
    18:16
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from Stansted Airport to Edinburgh

  • Train Fares from: £42
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 3
  • How long does it take to travel from Stansted Airport to Edinburgh by train?

    The average journey time between Stansted Airport and Edinburgh is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 13 trains per day travelling from Stansted Airport to Edinburgh. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Stansted Airport to Edinburgh?

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

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

    The distance between Stansted Airport and Edinburgh is 314 miles.

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

    The first train from Stansted Airport to Edinburgh departs at .

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

    The last train from Stansted Airport to Edinburgh 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.

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How to find cheap train tickets from Stansted Airport to Edinburgh

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1 monthin advance
from£42
2 weeksin advance
from£46.50
1 weekin advance
from£46.50
today
from£68.50

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**Average savings on all 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.