London
534 km
Edinburgh
Departure station:
Euston Rd, Kings Cross, London N1 9AL, London, United Kingdom
Euston Rd, Kings Cross, London N1C 4QP, UK, London, United Kingdom
London NW1 2DU, UK, London, United Kingdom
Arrival station:
Edinburgh EH1 1BB, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Brand name
Train type
Travel time
Price from
Departures
Rating
Avanti West Coast
Avanti West Coast
Train with 1 change
4 hrs 47 min
59
5
90.00%
LNER
LNER
Train with 1 change
5 hrs 17 min
257
4
90.00%
Avanti West Coast
InterCity-Express
High-speed train
5 hrs 34 min
57
4
90.00%
LNER
InterCity-Express
High-speed train
4 hrs 21 min
66
24
90.00%

Planning to travel from London to Edinburgh? Experience Britain at its best and choose the most convenient option for your London - Edinburgh train journey. Direct high-speed trains run by Avanti West Coast depart from Kings Cross station in London and take you to the Central station in Edinburgh in about 4.5 hours reaching the maximum speed of 125 mph. There are up to 14 daily departures depending on the weekday. You can check the detailed London to Edinburgh train timetable and book rail tickets with Rail Ninja, curated route planning, expert advice & online booking platform for European trains.

Avg. journey time 4.5 hrs
Trains per day 14
Train ticket price from $103
Distance 534 km
Train operator Avanti West Coast
Earliest departure 06:15
Latest departure 19:00
Changes direct
Departure station Kings Cross (London)
Arrival station Waverley (Edinburgh)

Timetable & Train information

Lowest train ticket cost:
57
Departures:
37
Earliest departure:
05:55
Latest departure:
23:33
Shortest travel time:
4 hrs 21 min
Longest travel time:
14 hrs 28 min
9 / 10 based on 59 reviews

Smooth travel, the train had comfortable seats, and booking was easy. Very impressive!

Samantha Romero about traveling from London to Edinburgh