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.