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Journey details

Best price 105.66 £
Journey duration 5 h 30 min
Connections per day 3
First departure 06:02
Last departure 06:43
Distance 534 km

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What's the best way to get from Edinburgh to London? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Edinburgh to London, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Edinburgh to London?

The cheapest train tickets from Edinburgh to London cost 0.17 £. On average, you can expect to spend around 107.10 £ for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Edinburgh to London.

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Trains from Edinburgh to London

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh to London by train?

The journey between Edinburgh and London by train usually takes 5 h 28 min to cover a distance of 535. The shortest journey from Edinburgh to London will take you 4 h. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in London quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the first and last departures from Edinburgh to London?

The first daily departure from Edinburgh to London leaves at 13:00, while the last journey of the day sets out at 06:43. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Edinburgh and London. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations can I use to travel from Edinburgh to London?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Edinburgh and London. You can start your journey in Edinburgh at stations such as Edinburgh [ EDB ], Edinburgh and Edinburgh Gateway. These connect to stations including London Euston [ EUS ], London Kings Cross [ KGX ], London Euston, London Kings Cross and London St Pancras International in London. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Edinburgh to London.

How many daily journeys are there from Edinburgh to London?

If you want to get from Edinburgh to London, you can travel with providers such as Nationalrail, Avanti West Coast and London North Eastern Railway. You will find a maximum number of 141 departures per day. On average, there are 26.5 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 4 direct journeys between Edinburgh and London. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 22.5 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.