London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train

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Cheap train tickets from London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

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Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
05:505h28
London Waterloo (WAT)
11:18Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£651One-way
0 changes
Lumo
08:474h55
London Waterloo (WAT)
13:42Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£861One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
07:555h24
London Waterloo (WAT)
13:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£971One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
07:375h42
London Waterloo (WAT)
13:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£981One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
07:525h19
London Waterloo (WAT)
13:11Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1091One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 20 July
London North Eastern Railway
07:525h19
London Waterloo (WAT)
13:11Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:525h20
London Waterloo (WAT)
14:12Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Lumo
08:474h55
London Waterloo (WAT)
13:42Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
07:555h24
London Waterloo (WAT)
13:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
07:375h42
London Waterloo (WAT)
13:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes

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Train times from London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

Showing times and prices for 20 Jul

Fastest Journey

4 h 55 m

Average

5 h 21 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

534 km

Of the 6 trains that leave London Waterloo (WAT) for Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Lumo
08:474h55
London Waterloo (WAT)
13:42Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£861One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
07:525h19
London Waterloo (WAT)
13:11Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1091One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:525h20
London Waterloo (WAT)
14:12Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£2501One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
07:555h24
London Waterloo (WAT)
13:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£971One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
05:505h28
London Waterloo (WAT)
11:18Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£651One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

distanceDistance331 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£93 (€105)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEast Coast, Virgin Trains or Lumo

Trains from London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) cover the 331 miles long route taking on average 4 h 59 min with our travel partners like East Coast, Virgin Trains or Lumo. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £93, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £48. Travellers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: East Coast, Virgin Trains and Lumo trains London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

You can travel by train to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) from London Waterloo (WAT) with East Coast, Virgin Trains and Lumo for as low as £48. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Lumo are an open access operator launched in 2021 owned by FirstGroup providing train travel from London to Scotland and the North-East of England. It runs between London and Edinburgh along the East Coast Main Line. Lumo trains offer 100% electric travel along with amenities like comforable seating, free WiFi & their LumoEats at-seat catering in their single Standard Class. Lumo offered two ticket types their advance tickets LumoFixed which are only valid on the date and train booked but are exchangeable prior to departure and their Anytime tickets which can be used on any Lumo train on the date of your ticket.

London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train information with Lumo:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 4 min
  • Cheapest Price: £64

FAQs: London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train

FAQs: Travel by train from London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) 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 London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) can start from as little as £48 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is £93; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train travel time is 4 h 59 min   for the 331 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 07: 05. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 08: 52.
Take the London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train with East Coast, Virgin Trains or Lumo. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Waterloo, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) from London Waterloo (WAT) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 59 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) by train is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from London Waterloo (WAT) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) including taking a coach, train or flight.

Trains departing from London Waterloo

Distance from London Waterloo to city center
Distance from London Waterloo to city center
1.2 miles (2 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: A wide range of shops including convenience store, supermarket, pharmacy, newsagent, bookseller, clothing, gifts, travel accessories and passport photobooth.
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis Budget | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: There is step free access from the main concourse to all platforms, shops and facilities. Step free exits are exit 1 (Station approach), exit 2 (with a lift to Waterloo Road and lift access to the London Underground Jubilee line), and exit 3 for taxis and onward travel towards the South Bank. | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are available from the taxi rank on Cab Road / Station Approach | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: Ticket machines are located at various locations on the main concourse and are accessible to wheelchair users. | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

Trains arriving to Edinburgh Waverley

Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
0.4 miles (727 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.
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.

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