Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport

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LNER
05:40Edinburgh4h00 09:40Stansted Airport
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05:40Edinburgh4h00 09:40Stansted Airport
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05:48Edinburgh3h59 09:47Stansted Airport
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06:26Edinburgh4h24 10:50Stansted Airport
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06:26Edinburgh4h24 10:50Stansted Airport
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Train schedule Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 17 August
LNER
05:40Edinburgh4h00 09:40Stansted Airport
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LNER
05:40Edinburgh4h00 09:40Stansted Airport
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LNER
05:48Edinburgh3h59 09:47Stansted Airport
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LNER
06:26Edinburgh4h24 10:50Stansted Airport
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LNER
06:26Edinburgh4h24 10:50Stansted Airport
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LNER
07:30Edinburgh4h18 11:48Stansted Airport
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LNER
07:30Edinburgh4h18 11:48Stansted Airport
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LNER
08:00Edinburgh3h48 11:48Stansted Airport
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LNER
08:30Edinburgh4h17 12:47Stansted Airport
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LNER
08:30Edinburgh4h17 12:47Stansted Airport
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LNER
09:00Edinburgh4h36 13:36Stansted Airport
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LNER
09:30Edinburgh2h24 11:54Stansted Airport
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LNER
09:30Edinburgh4h20 13:50Stansted Airport
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LNER
10:00Edinburgh3h48 13:48Stansted Airport
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LNER
10:30Edinburgh4h17 14:47Stansted Airport
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LNER
10:30Edinburgh4h17 14:47Stansted Airport
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LNER
11:30Edinburgh4h18 15:48Stansted Airport
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LNER
12:00Edinburgh3h47 15:47Stansted Airport
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LNER
12:30Edinburgh4h16 16:46Stansted Airport
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LNER
13:00Edinburgh4h38 17:38Stansted Airport
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LNER
13:30Edinburgh4h19 17:49Stansted Airport
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LNER
14:00Edinburgh3h48 17:48Stansted Airport
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LNER
14:30Edinburgh4h17 18:47Stansted Airport
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LNER
14:30Edinburgh4h17 18:47Stansted Airport
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LNER
15:00Edinburgh4h37 19:37Stansted Airport
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LNER
15:30Edinburgh4h18 19:48Stansted Airport
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LNER
16:00Edinburgh3h44 19:44Stansted Airport
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LNER
16:30Edinburgh4h23 20:53Stansted Airport
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LNER
17:00Edinburgh3h43 20:43Stansted Airport
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LNER
17:30Edinburgh4h37 22:07Stansted Airport
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LNER
18:31Edinburgh26h44 21:15Stansted Airport
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TransPennine Express Service
19:11Edinburgh26h51 22:02Stansted Airport
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LNER
19:36Edinburgh5h37 01:13Stansted Airport
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LNER
19:36Edinburgh28h20 23:56Stansted Airport
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport

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Fastest Journey

2 h 24 m

Average

6 h 14 m

Trains per day

34

Distance

505 km

It's difficult to get from Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport without changing at least once.

LNER
09:30Edinburgh2h24 11:54Stansted Airport
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17:00Edinburgh3h43 20:43Stansted Airport
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16:00Edinburgh3h44 19:44Stansted Airport
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12:00Edinburgh3h47 15:47Stansted Airport
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08:00Edinburgh3h48 11:48Stansted Airport
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Overview: Train from Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport

distanceDistance313 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£67 (€76)
frequencyTrain frequency32 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, LNER or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport cover the 313 miles long route taking on average 5 h 41 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, LNER or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 32 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £67, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £67. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Stansted Airport.

Train providers: First TransPennine Express 3 and CrossCountry trains Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport

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First TransPennine Express 3

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Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 26 h 29 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

Save time and money by searching for and booking your First TransPennine Express 3 train between Edinburgh Waverley and Stansted Airport online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest First TransPennine Express 3 train from Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current First TransPennine Express 3 train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 313 miles (505 km) journey from Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport as well as ticket information for the train (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Stansted Airport from Edinburgh Waverley, you can check straight away if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official First TransPennine Express 3 Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Train information from Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport with First TransPennine Express 3:

  • Average Duration: 26 h 52 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport

Travel by train to Stansted Airport easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport.
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Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Edinburgh Waverley and Stansted Airport for as low as £67  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Stansted Airport from Edinburgh Waverley is £67  one way.
You should expect to travel around 313 miles  between Edinburgh Waverley and Stansted Airport by train.
The train time between Edinburgh Waverley and Stansted Airport is on average 5 h 41 min  for the 313 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go from Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley   to Stansted Airport   most frequently for this route.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Stansted Airport most often arrive at Stansted Airport and need to travel around 5 miles (8.1 km) from this train station to the city centre.

Take the Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport train with CrossCountry, LNER or TransPennine Express Service. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh Waverley for Stansted Airport is 32 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
If you prefer early morning trains from Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport, the first train leaves at 07: 00. If you prefer late night trains from Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport, the last train of the day leaves at 10: 30. Omio shows you the latest train from Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets to Stansted Airport from Edinburgh Waverley within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £67 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Edinburgh Waverley to Stansted Airport a few months in advance.

Trains departing from Edinburgh Waverley

Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
0.4 miles (659 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Edinburgh Airport
7 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
There is a direct tram from St Andrew Square that goes between the airport and the train station for 35 minutes. You can also opt to ride the Airlink 100 bus for 28 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free public Wi-Fi available.
ATM
ATM
There are a few ATM machines around the station.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Nearest Taxi Ranks are on Market St and Waverley Bridge outside the station. | Accessible taxis: Taxi ranks are located on Waverley Bridge and also Market Street. Market Street can be accessed step free via available lifts.
Lockers
Lockers
You can leave luggage at Excessive Baggage Company on Platform 2.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 509 (including 16 handicapped spaces) Parking Pricing: Free for the first 40 minutes | £8. 50 up to 3 hours | £12. 00 up to 5 hours | £17. 50 up to 10 hours | £22. 00 up to 24 hours
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Wide range of shops Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Bagel Factory | Burger King | Caffè Nero | Costa Coffee | JD Wetherspoon | The Pasty Shop | The Beer House | M&S | Pret a Manger
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Europcar | Enterprise
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information booths are located on the concourse.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Entrances are step free. Station is equipped with an elevator. Staffed with guide communicators for the deaf. Tactile warning strips are on the platform edges for the blind.

Trains arriving to Stansted Airport

Distance from Stansted Airport to city center
Distance from Stansted Airport to city center
8.1 km
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 19: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: IC buses, National Express, X10 Airlink, X30 Airlink, 42A, 133 Sapphire, 5, 6, 7, 7A
Train lines: Stansted Express, West Anglia Main Line, CrossCountry
Onward travel information: Local buses and National Coach routes stop in bus station located at airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement services operate from the main coach station as directed by Station Staff.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London Stansted Airport
0 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport is a 5 minute walk away from the railway station.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located near the main entrance.
Taxi
Taxi
Accessible taxis: Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 327 Parking Pricing: £10. 00 for 1 hour
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Newsagent/Sweets Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Burger King | The Windmill
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
SIXT | Europcar | Hertz | Enterprise | Alamo | Budget | Avis
Information Desk
Information Desk
Helpline Contact: 0800 028 28 78 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Arrival screens
Accessibility
Accessibility
Ramp, wheelchair train access available on request, escalators, wheelchair access to platforms.

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