London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

Buying a train ticket from London King’s Cross to Edinburgh takes you between the thriving capital of England to the resurgent capital of Scotland, passing through some of the UK’s finest countryside and most dynamic cities on the way. For such a long journey, finding a cheap ticket from London King’s Cross to Edinburgh can make a substantial saving. That’s why we offer such a wide variety of deals for passengers making the trip, helping to make sure your journey gets off to the best possible start.

Upcoming direct journeys for London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

Friday 09 September 2022

Delays between Ely and Kings Lynn due to a speed restriction over defective track. More details can be found in Latest Travel News.

Live departures
Departs Destination Platform Status
12:00 Inverness (INV) 8
On time Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 12:00

London North Eastern Railway from London Kings Cross to Inverness

12:18 Edinburgh (EDB) 10
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On time This service is scheduled to depart at 12:18

Lumo from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

12:30 Edinburgh (EDB) 4
On time Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 12:30

London North Eastern Railway from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

13:00 Edinburgh (EDB) 2
On time Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 13:00

London North Eastern Railway from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

13:30 Edinburgh (EDB)
On time Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 13:30

London North Eastern Railway from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

14:00 Aberdeen (ABD)
On time Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 14:00

London North Eastern Railway from London Kings Cross to Aberdeen

14:30 Edinburgh (EDB)
On time Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 14:30

London North Eastern Railway from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

14:48 Edinburgh (EDB)
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On time This service is scheduled to depart at 14:48

Lumo from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

15:00 Stirling (STG)
On time Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 15:00

London North Eastern Railway from London Kings Cross to Stirling

15:30 Glasgow Central (GLC)
On time Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 15:30

London North Eastern Railway from London Kings Cross to Glasgow Central

RELATED FAQS

Average travel time (4h 39m)

  • The equivalent of walking to the top of Arthur’s Seat and back.
  • The equivalent of reading the first Harry Potter book in its entirety.

Distance (331 miles)

  • It’s about 1615 times as high as London’s tallest building The Shard
  • It’s about 5500 times as tall as Big Ben

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London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

Average travel time
4h 33m

London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

Distance
331 miles

London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

First LNER train
06:15
Last LNER train
19:30

How many trains per day travel this route?

Approximately 24 trains per day.