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Trip London Edinburgh

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from London to Edinburgh

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How to get from London to Edinburgh?

We are suggesting 24 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:
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All modes of transport London Edinburgh

For your trip from London (England, United Kingdom) to Edinburgh (Scotland, United Kingdom) with a distance of 332 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train London Edinburgh is a direct bound.
Trains of East Coast to Edinburgh leave from London Kings Cross railway station in London. Arrival in Edinburgh will take place at Edinburgh Waverley station (0.1 mi from the city centre).
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line London-Edinburgh that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of National Express or MegaBus in London. The bus will drop you off at Edinburgh bus station (11.2 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at London Victoria Coach Station bus station (1.1 mi from London) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Edinburgh.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary London-Edinburgh.
The direct flight London > Edinburgh will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave London and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at London City LCY airport, 8.1 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Edinburgh (Edinburgh airport, IATA code: EDI) operated by Easyjet, FlyBE, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways or Ryanair.

Which carriers to travel between London and Edinburgh?

Railway companies
East Midlands Trains provides a rail connection London-Leeds with the train from London St Pancras railway station (2.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Leeds at arrival (0.9 mi from centre)
CrossCountry transports passengers on a rail line from Glasgow to Edinburgh with the train which leaves Glasgow Central station to arrive at Edinburgh Waverley railway station (Scotland United Kingdom)
Virgin Trains operates the train journeys London-Carlisle with the train from London Euston railway station (2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Carlisle at arrival (0.4 mi from centre) and from Carlisle to Edinburgh with the train which leaves Carlisle station to arrive at Edinburgh Waverley railway station (Scotland United Kingdom)
East Coast provides a rail connection London-Edinburgh with the train from London Kings Cross railway station (2.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Edinburgh Waverley at arrival (0.1 mi from centre)
ScotRail transports passengers on the rail lines from London to Glasgow with the train Caledonian Sleeper which leaves London Euston station to arrive at Glasgow Central railway station (Scotland United Kingdom) and Glasgow-Edinburgh with the train from Glasgow Central railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Edinburgh Waverley at arrival (0.1 mi from centre)
First TransPennine Express operates the train journey from Carlisle to Edinburgh with the train which leaves Carlisle station to arrive at Edinburgh Waverley railway station (Scotland United Kingdom)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Edinburgh (332.4 mi)
Airlines
Easyjet carries out a flight from Gatwick LGW airport situated 24.2 mi away from the city centre of London to Edinburgh (arrival at Edinburgh EDI airport)
FlyBE flies on the route from London City LCY airport (located 8.1 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Edinburgh (serving Edinburgh EDI airport)
British Airways schedules the flight from Heathrow LHR airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of London to Edinburgh (arrival at Edinburgh EDI airport)
Virgin Atlantic Airways ensures the flight route from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Edinburgh (serving Edinburgh EDI airport)
Ryanair carries out a flight from Stansted STN airport situated 31.7 mi away from the city centre of London to Edinburgh (arrival at Edinburgh EDI airport)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of London Victoria Coach Station in London and to the one of Edinburgh (Scotland United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of London (serving London Victoria Coach Station bus station at 1.1 mi from centre) and the city of Edinburgh where the coach will drop you off at Edinburgh station situated at about 11.2 mi from Edinburgh city centre.

Stop cities from London or cities to visit near Edinburgh

When travelling from Edinburgh to London by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Glasgow located at 42 mi from Edinburgh, Newcastle Upon Tyne 91 mi away from Edinburgh, Leeds, Hamilton situated at 35 mi from Edinburgh, Carlisle at approximately 75 mi from Edinburgh, Darlington located at 118 mi from Edinburgh, Berwick-upon-Tweed 48 mi away from Edinburgh (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Edinburgh or back to London, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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