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Journey details

Best price 27 $
Journey duration 5 h 4 min
Connections per day 44
First departure: 06:05
Last departure: 22:20
Distance 534km

Compare the best train prices from London to Edinburgh

Virail has the magic trick to find your cheap train tickets to Edinburgh. You just need to enter your travel dates and set the filters for departure and price according to your preferences. If you need a round-trip ticket you just have to tick the box. Once you choose the best travel options for your train from London to Edinburgh, virail will redirect you automatically to the provider's website for the purchase. Virail is a travel transportation portal with customers across more than 30 countries. We help more than 60 million users yearly to find the best option for their trip. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and makes it possible to find the perfect travel solution, regardless of your needs.

Which companies take you from London to Edinburgh by train?

Virail finds offers from lots of rail companies in Europe and in the rest of the world. For example, it shows you the possible train connections from London to Edinburgh offered by Nationalrail.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

How much are the low cost train tickets from London to Edinburgh?

If you have the possibility to book in advance, you will be likely to find cheap train tickets from London to Edinburgh for 27,00 $. In case you can't plan in advance, train tickets to Edinburgh cost on average 179,50 $.

Ticket price London - Edinburgh every day

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32 $18 $18 $18 $18 $18 $18 $
42 $55 $54 $63 $111 $37 $37 $

Trains from London to Edinburgh


Don't forget to buy food and drinks in advance if you need them: train stations do not always have shops, while onboard cafés are not always available and often very expensive.

When the journey is as long as between London and Edinburgh, you should consider to take a flight to Edinburgh. If you book in advance, low cost airlines can provide flight that will make you save not only time but also money.

Which stations serve the rail line London - Edinburgh?

The trains to Edinburgh leave London from London Kings Cross, London St Pancras International [ STP ] or London Euston and arrive in Edinburgh [ EDB ].

How many train connections are there from London to Edinburgh every day?

If you want to travel from London to Edinburgh by train, there are 38 available connections per day. The main part of these connections, that is to say 29 routes, are direct lines and the rest, that is to say 8 routes include one or many changes. As a result, please take a ticket for a direct line if you do not want any change. Despite that, choosing an offer with an indirect line is sometimes the best way to travel efficiently especially if there are too few connections and if you look for a ticket at the last minute even though the trip is longer.

When are the frist and last trains from London to Edinburgh scheduled?

The average duration of the journey is 12 hours and 50 minutes, but the fastest connections take you to Edinburgh in 5 hours and 31 minutes. The first train leaves from London at 06:01, while the last one leaves at 21:01.

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