The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Edinburgh to London will cost around £ 93 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 84.
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4 h 19 m
4 h 47 m
Trains per day
Of the 9 trains that leave Edinburgh for London every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 534 km distance in an average of 4 h 47 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 19 m .
The slowest trains will take 5 h 42 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||330 miles (533 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 19 min|
|Average train ticket price||£97 (€108)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper or Cross Country|
Trains from Edinburgh to London cover the 330 miles (533 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 19 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper or Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £97, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £69. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in London Victoria.
CrossCountry trains will get you from Edinburgh to London from £69. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Edinburgh to London you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
CrossCountry tickets between Edinburgh and London are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with CrossCountry between Edinburgh and London all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 330 miles (533 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Edinburgh to London routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Edinburgh to London train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to London with CrossCountry!
These are CrossCountry 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Edinburgh to London:
With frequent, fast connections available every day of the week, including numerous departures per hour, reaching the British capital by rail is a great choice. An extensive service is shared by LNER and Virgin Trains, transporting passengers from the Scottish capital to central London stations in as little as four hours. Onward travel is easily organised as both London arrival stations have excellent links to the underground as well as numerous bus routes.
Trains from Edinburgh to London are shared by LNER and Virgin Trains. LNER offers more frequent services, up to four per hour during peak travel times, and arrive at London Kings Cross. Virgin Trains tend to offer one train every two hours, which terminates at London Euston station.
The train travel times varies slightly depending on when passengers opt to travel. The fastest is the early morning connection, which takes just four hours and arrives not long after 9:30 a.m. Usually, journeys take less than five hours. All journeys are direct and require no changes or transfers.
Trains from Edinburgh to London depart frequently throughout the day. During peak travel, there can be as many as five departures per hour. Train service begins as early as 5:00 a.m. during the week and continues until around 7:30 p.m. Whenever passengers decide to travel, they are sure to find a service that fits their schedule.
Departure train station: Trains depart from Edinburgh Waverley train station. The centrally located station is right next to Princes Street, the historic Edinburgh Castle and the Princes Street Gardens. The station has no access for cars, but all entrances have step-free access. Within the station, passengers can expect toilet and shower facilities and free WiFi as well as numerous shops, cafes and dining options. Otherwise, the station is directly in the centre of Edinburgh and near the high street offering everything a traveller may require.
Arrival train station: Trains arrive at London Kings Cross or London Euston station. The two are just a 15-minute walk from each other and very centrally located. Both stations have excellent links to public transport, with several underground lines serving the stations as well as numerous bus routes and designated taxi ranks. Passengers may like to purchase an Oyster card, which they can top up to travel on all London public transport options. Both stations are equipped with shopping options, small supermarkets and many cafes and dining options. London Kings Cross also has links to the Eurostar for passengers continuing travel into Europe.
When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. When arriving in London, you can end your route in train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.
Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley to London Victoria most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Edinburgh.
The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of London.
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