London to Edinburgh

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1 suggested route to go from London to Edinburgh by flight, train, car, bus

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Trip London Edinburgh

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance332 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from London to Edinburgh?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip London Edinburgh. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
  • Sort results depending on the mode of transportation (train, bus, carpooling, plane).
  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey London Edinburgh by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of London and Edinburgh on a map as well as the route London Edinburgh and the different connecting points (Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station, Edinburgh Coach Station, Edinburgh Airport, London City Airport, Gatwick Airport, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
  • Search for a hotel in Edinburgh

All modes of transport London-Edinburgh

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

London to Edinburgh bus

If you are looking for a bus service from London to Edinburgh, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

Departure bus stations in London

Remember to arrive at the bus station in London at least 15 minutes, or even 30 minutes, before the posted departure time. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'Edinburgh' must be mentioned. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of MegaBus or National Express, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Arrival bus stations in Edinburgh

As soon as the coach stops at Edinburgh, make sure that you leave nothing in your seat or forget your hold luggage.

  • Edinburgh

Coach companies on the London Edinburgh trip

The bus service between the city of London and Edinburgh is operating by multiple coach companies: National Express and MegaBus.

National Express London EdinburghMegaBus London Edinburgh

Going by bus from London to Edinburgh may not be so obvious to you. To encourage you to take the bus to Edinburgh, here are some arguments that will convince you.

  • The fleet of National Express or MegaBus coaches is new and, therefore, greener than carpooling. Since the London Edinburgh road has already been built for a long time, buses don't require any additional infrastructure that distorts the landscape.
  • Almost all coaches are equipped with a WiFi connection, which is very welcome to travel the 332 mi of the trip.
  • If the duration of the trip London and Edinburgh by coach may seem a little long, the night buses London Edinburgh are the solution for not wasting time and arrive at Edinburgh in the early morning.

Cheap flights from London to Edinburgh

Departure airport in London

  • LCY London City
  • LGW Gatwick
  • STN Stansted
  • LHR Heathrow

Destination airport in Edinburgh

  • EDI Edinburgh

Which airlines operate the London to Edinburgh flights ?

FlyBE, Easyjet, Ryanair, Virgin Atlantic Airways and British Airways are the 5 airlines to serve the air route London Edinburgh in direct flight.
FlyBE London EdinburghEasyjet London EdinburghRyanair London EdinburghVirgin Atlantic Airways London EdinburghBritish Airways London Edinburgh

To help you find cheaper flights to fly to Edinburgh, we wanted to give you a few pieces of advice:

  • It is often cheaper to fly the London-Edinburgh route on connected flights.
  • Prefer flying to Edinburgh on a weekday (Monday to Thursday) and be flexible. Prices vary along the time depending many factors including the date and time of travel. So you'd better be able to have a 2- or 3-day flexibility to book your trip.

Carpool from London to Edinburgh

When you are about to book a London-Edinburgh ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). No need to bother about the price once you travel, everything is paid online when you book your ride.

Train London to Edinburgh

London Edinburgh railways companies

The train company that operates this journey is East Coast.
East Coast London Edinburgh

Is it possible to go directly by train from London to Edinburgh?

Yes, it is possible to go from London to Edinburgh by train without making any changes. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To find the cheapest London-Edinburgh train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity Train London Edinburgh

The railway station bewteen London and Edinburgh are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Night Train London Edinburgh

Instead of arriving in Edinburgh at night and pay a hotel room, prefer departing London in the evenning with the comfort of a sleeper train equipped with berths.

Railway stations from London

  • London Euston
  • London Kings Cross

Arrival train stations in Edinburgh

  • Edinburgh Waverley

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