Trains to Edinburgh

Speed towards the Caledonian capital of culture and comedy.


Near Edinburgh StationTrains from Edinburgh

*1hr 30mins is the most common journey time between York and Newcastle and Edinburgh, Monday to Friday. 

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Popular trains to Edinburgh

London to Edinburgh

From £35.30

York to Edinburgh

From £19.10

Newcastle to Edinburgh

From £11.50

In a 2022 study, Timeout found Edinburgh to be the best city in the world to visit, beating out Berlin, Manchester and New York. We may be biased, but we can certainly see why.

Framed by ancient volcanoes and hills, Edinburgh's history and culture are visible all along its cobbled streets. 

What better way to get there than travelling at 125mph on our new Azuma trains. These modern, super sleek new trains take you between Edinburgh and London in more comfort than ever before. We have more seats in Standard to offer you even more great value fares. Find out more about Azuma here.

Edinburgh Waverley is the second-largest railway station in the UK and as such serves as a local traffic hub offering train services to Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness as well as trains south to Newcastle, Leeds and London.

There is a great range of value train tickets and cheap rail fares available on our website for trains to Edinburgh from destinations all across Scotland and England.

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If it’s not happening here, it’s not happening.

Edinburgh is a cosmopolitan city built on a series of extinct volcanoes and positively erupting with things to see and do. Aside from the world-famous Festival and Fringe events, the city offers fantastic views, hidden gems, wild surrounding countryside and boundless creative art experiences. 

Plus, when you join LNER Perks you'll get £5 free and 2% credit back every time you travel with us. 

Things to do in Edinburgh

We've pulled together lists of the best things to do in Edinburgh. Find some inspiration before your trip or save it for some train reading.

Shopping in Edinburgh

Fill your bags with gifts (for yourself or for loved ones) at Edinburgh's wide range of luxury and independent shops.

Places to eat in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is famous for its culinary traditions, such as kippers, haggis and whisky, but there’s so much more for food lovers to enjoy on a visit to ‘Auld Reekie’.

Hotels in Edinburgh

Whether you're in Edinburgh for a night or for a week, you want to help you choose the perfect hotel.

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Daniel Sloss: Hubris

8th Dec

The all-new, 11th solo show by Scotland’s international comedy star, hot on the heels of his ground-breaking, global smash-hit ‘Daniel Sloss: X’. The incredible ‘X’ tour sold out across 40 countries, with 300 shows including over 30 European countries, UK, U.S., Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and even packing a Moscow arena (becoming Russia’s biggest-ever English language comedy show). The film of ‘X’ is showing on HBO in U.S. and Canada and became the first UK comedy special to make its UK premiere in cinemas, with its nationwide release at Vue. Daniel’s previous two Netflix specials ‘Dark’ & ‘Jigsaw’ are streaming in 190 countries, 26 languages with the infamous ‘Jigsaw’ now credited with breaking up over 75,000 couples and cited in over 130 divorces world-wide (with fans even bringing their divorce papers for him to autograph at shows). He has sold out six New York solo off-Broadway seasons, appeared on U.S TV’s ‘Conan’ ten times, broken box office records in Edinburgh and toured in over 50 countries – this is his new show and it’s a strictly limited tour – Book Early! With special guest Kai Humphries * ‘Dirty, sweet and clever’ (New York Times) ‘Smouldering… deliciously dark stand-up. Brilliant!’ (Mail On Sunday) ‘Dazzling wit… Unstoppable’ (Daily Telegraph) ‘Simply world class… hilarious’ (Herald Sun) ‘Comedy provocateur’ ( ‘Hilarious… Sloss is a festival highlight. See him!’ (The Age) ‘Sloss is at the top of his game… exciting and powerful… Challenging and controversial… a master craftsman and a truly edgy stand-up star with his finger very much on the pulse… Brilliant!’ (Time Out)

Tickets from £25.50