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Journey details

Best price 32 £
Journey duration 5 h 11 min
Connections per day 107
First departure: 08:15
Last departure: 21:10
Distance 534km

Cheap train tickets from London to Edinburgh on virail

Virail helps you to find the best train ticket from London to Edinburgh. You can compare many different offers at the same time, all you need to do is to enter the date of your trip and we will find all the possibilities for you. On our platform you can also filter the results by departure and arrival time, number of changes, duration, price and you can also decide if you want a one-way or a round-trip ticket. Once you chose the best option for you, we will redirect you automatically to the provider’s website and you will be able to book your ticket. Virail is a travel transportation portal with customers across more than 30 countries. We help more than 60 million users yearly to find the best option for their trip. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and makes it possible to find the perfect travel solution, regardless of your needs.

Which rail companies offer connections by train from London to Edinburgh?

Among all virail partners, you will also be able to travel with London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast and Grand Central Railway, serving the train route between London and Edinburgh.

What is the price of train tickets from London to Edinburgh?

On average, train tickets from London to Edinburgh cost 182,00 £, but if you can book in advance, or choose less popular dates and times, you could find cheap train tickets from 32,00 £.

Ticket price London - Edinburgh every day

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27 £27 £36 £27 £15 £15 £26 £
36 £155 £21 £113 £110 £37 £43 £
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Trains from London to Edinburgh


If there are changes in your route, make sure you always have enough time to walk from one platform to the other and never forget the possibility of delay that could make you miss the second train.

Especially when travelling alone, such long journeys can be extremely boring. The plane is in this case the perfect alternative: if you can book in advance, low cost airlines can offer tickets to Edinburgh even cheaper than train tickets.

Which stations do the trains to Edinburgh leave from?

The trains to Edinburgh leave London from London Kings Cross or London Euston and arrive in Edinburgh.

How long to you need to get to Edinburgh by train?

With the fastest connections you will be in Edinburgh in 4 hours and 20 minutes, but on average it takes 4 hours and 42 minutes. The first train headed to Edinburgh is at 08:10, while the last one leaves London at 11:10.

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