534 km
Departure station:
Kings Cross
Euston Rd, Kings Cross, London N1 9AL, London, United Kingdom
Arrival station:
Edinburgh EH1 1BB, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 hrs 17 min

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 Virgin Trains East Coast run by Virgin Rail Group 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 Virgin Rail Group
Earliest departure 06:15
Latest departure 19:00
Changes direct
Departure station Kings Cross (London)
Arrival station Waverley (Edinburgh)

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7.2 / 10 based on 59 reviews

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

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