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London to Edinburgh

AVG daily departures22
Average travel time4 h 30 m
Average speed143 km/h
Distance641 km

London to Edinburgh Train: Distance, Timetable & Tickets

Embarking on a journey from London to Edinburgh promises a remarkable British experience, and selecting the ideal train route is crucial. Opt for the utmost convenience with direct high-speed trains operated by LNER, departing from London's Kings Cross station and arriving at the heart of Edinburgh at Central station in a swift 4.5-hour journey, reaching speeds of up to 125 mph! With over 50 daily departures (varying by the weekday), planning your trip is straightforward. For an alternative option, consider Avanti West Coast trains departing from London Euston, though these trains require a bit more time with a travel duration of 5.5 hours. Delve into the details of the London to Edinburgh train timetable and secure your rail tickets through a reliable online platform offering curated route planning, expert guidance, and seamless booking. But why limit your experience to the journey alone? Enhance your Edinburgh adventure by creating unforgettable itineraries with an online Scotland trip planner. Explore a wealth of attractions, curate the perfect stay, and savor the splendors of this spectacular city!

High-Speed Trains from London to Edinburgh

5 fastest trains from London to Edinburgh

08:17 PM
4 h 17 m
04:00 PM
09:17 PM
4 h 17 m
05:00 PM
01:18 PM
4 h 18 m
09:00 AM
03:18 PM
4 h 18 m
11:00 AM
07:18 PM
4 h 18 m
03:00 PM
Shortest travel time4 h 17 m
Longest travel time4 h 58 m
Avg. daily departures:22

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