Shortest travel time:
4 h 32 m
Longest travel time:
10 h 2 m
Lowest train ticket cost:
$65
Avg. daily departures:
42
Earliest departure:
06:24
Latest departure:
21:00
Edinburgh
Railway stations in Edinburgh are set right in the heart of the Scottish capital, making it very easy to reach them by public transport.  
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534 km
London
The number of railway stations in London is quite astonishing as the city houses 12 major train hubs! Read all you need to know about the main ones.
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Edinburgh to London Train Information

During the last couple of years, getaways to the United Kingdom are becoming more and more popular, and the gorgeous nature of the region is not the last reason for that. The amount of unique landmarks and breathtaking landscapes in the UK is unbelievable, and traveling through the country onboard a comfortable train is a great way to explore the diversity of the nature of the United Kingdom. The National Rail high-speed trains, connecting the major towns, are fast, modern, and offer everything you might need for the journey from the gorgeous capital of Scotland to the striking capital of England. Let your imagination get the best of you with Ireland itinerary builder. Mix the amazing sights into one trip and get ready to dive into the Ireland charms!

 

What trains run from Edinburgh to London?

The high-speed LNER trains, operated by the UK’s National Rail, run on the Edinburgh - London railway route. They boast up to 13 daily departures, depart from/arrive to the stations that are set in the city centers, and offer top-notch onboard amenities.

How long does the train ride from Edinburgh to London take?

Although the amazing Scottish city of Edinburgh and the unforgettable capital of England are separated by the distance of 534 km (332 mi), the overall Edinburgh to London train time is an astonishing 4 hours and 20 minutes.

Edinburgh to London Train Timetable

Train type
Fastest trip
Longest trip
Earliest
Latest
Departures
Morning trains
4 hrs 32 min
5 hrs 12 min
06:24
11:30
22
Afternoon trains
4 hrs 32 min
6 hrs 11 min
12:30
17:07
17
Evening trains
5 hrs 21 min
5 hrs 51 min
18:30
18:30
2
Night trains
10 hrs 2 min
10 hrs 2 min
21:00
21:00
1

Trains on Edinburgh - London Route

Brand name
Train type
Travel time
Price from
Departures
Rating
High-speed train
4 hrs 32 min
$65
19
Train with 1 change
4 hrs 52 min
$71
22
9 / 10 based on 59 reviews

Edinburgh to London Train Review & Rating

Really liked traveling on this train, especially picturesque views of the countryside

Trevor G. about traveling from Edinburgh to London