Destinations

Full of eastern promise

From the panoramic vistas of the Highlands down to the gherkins and walkie-talkies of London, you’re just spoilt for choice when travelling east side. And wherever you decide to visit, LNER will speed you there faster and cheaper while you take a breather. 

We pull out all the stops to get you there

Where can you visit with LNER? Let’s get you up to speed.

Aberdeen

Offshore wealth has made the Granite City one of Scotland’s most essential destinations. You don’t have to be an oil magnate to buy a ticket to visit.

Popular trains to Aberdeen

Darlington to Aberdeen

4h 50m

Edinburgh to Aberdeen

2h 39m

London Kings Cross to Aberdeen

7h 11m

Alnmouth

An outstanding area of natural beauty, Alnmouth is a charming coastal village where the past comes alive and you can even visit the smallest museum in the the UK.

Arbroath

A truly authentic fishing town, Arbroath is utterly charming from start to finish offering amazing scenery and, of course, its famous dish of 'smokies'.

Aviemore

From skiing and adventures in the great outdoors to cosy activities in the Scottish countryside, here are our top things to do in Aviemore.

Berwick

The most fought-over border town in Europe is currently in England but plays football in Scotland. Whatever country it’s in, at least a cheap train ticket is a certainty.

Popular trains to Berwick

London Kings Cross to Berwick-upon-Tweed

3h 38m

Bradford

If you’ve never visited Bradford before then prepare to have your eyes opened to a city full of curry, culture and film.

Popular trains to Bradford

London Kings Cross to Bradford Forster Square

2h 56m

Brough

A small village with a big history, Brough is a place to revel in the best of English heritage with a past steeped in coaching inns and market squares

Darlington

Theatre, green fields and fascinating heritage await you on a visit to Darlington.

Popular trains to Darlington

Aberdeen to Darlington

4h 43m

Edinburgh to Darlington

2h 4m

London Kings Cross to Darlington

2h 30m

Doncaster

There’s more to this bustling metropolis than a day at the races.

Popular trains to Doncaster

Edinburgh to Doncaster

2h 56m

London Kings Cross to Doncaster

1h 41m

Dunbar

The impressive castle ruins that still guard the town’s twin harbours make it a must-see for history buffs.

Durham

A stunning cathedral, a huge castle and a top 5 university - there are plenty of reasons to drop in on delightful Durham.

Popular trains to Durham

Edinburgh to Durham

1h 45m

London Kings Cross to Durham

2h 58m

Peterborough to Durham

2h 9m

Edinburgh

The Scottish capital isn’t just all about the festival - it’s a cultural cauldron all year round. 

Popular trains to Edinburgh

London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

4h 20m

York to Edinburgh

2h 24m

Newcastle to Edinburgh

1h 34m

Aberdeen to Edinburgh

2h 33m

Darlington to Edinburgh

2h 7m

Durham to Edinburgh

1h 51m

Doncaster to Edinburgh

3h 4m

Newark North Gate to Edinburgh

3h 28m

Peterborough to Edinburgh

3h 51m

York to Edinburgh

2h 36m

Falkirk Grahamston

Visit ship-shaped castles and giant wheels or hire a pedalo in Helix Park and reflect on the many amazing things you've seen on your trip to Falkirk.

Glasgow

It’s earthy, edgy, thoroughly entertaining and home to some of the world’s friendliest people. A cheap train ticket’s all you need to go walking in a Weegie wonderland.

Gleneagles

From a round of golf at the world famous course to relaxing in the beautiful countryside, here are our favourite things to do in Gleneagles.

Grantham

Grantham is one of the UK’s top commuter towns for a reason: it’s lively, lovely and has lots of history.

Popular trains to Grantham

London Kings Cross to Grantham

1h 10m

Harrogate

Named the happiest place to live recently, the charming spa town offers a welcome respite from city hustle and bustle. So why not chill out with a cheap train ticket?

Popular trains to Harrogate

London Kings Cross to Harrogate

2h 54m

Haymarket

Starting at the iconic train station, Haymarket never fails to delight with its beautiful buildings, bustling boutiques and warm, friendly locals.

Horsforth

From investigating Kirkstall Abbey to visiting the village museum, Horsforth is the perfect Yorkshire town.

Hull

There’s culture abound in Hull – with museums and galleries alongside great bars and eateries. 

Popular trains to Hull

London Kings Cross to Hull

2h 47m

Inverkeithing

Although its stone walls were removed in the 15th century, Inverkeithing still feels like a window into a bygone era with the added charm of coastal beauty.

Inverness

Fantastic fishing, spectacular highland scenery and you might even see the elusive monster. You’ll only pay a tiddler of a price to head north.

Popular trains to Inverness

London Kings Cross to Inverness

8h 5m

Keighley

From the wuthering heights of the South Pennines to the authentic charms of an old-fashioned picture house, see our top recommendations for Keighley.

Popular trains to Keighley

London Kings Cross to Keighley

2h 58m

Kingussie

Based right in the centre of Scotland, you'll find Kingussie is at the heart of everything you love to do on a break.

Kirkcaldy

The longest street fair in Europe is only one of the many attractions in bustling, beautiful Kirkcaldy.

Leeds

There’s a new confidence flowing through Leeds – with a myriad bars, eateries and chic shopping experiences. 

Popular trains to Leeds

York to Leeds

23m

Edinburgh to Leeds

3h

London Kings Cross to Leeds

2h 19m

Peterborough to Leeds

1h 24m

Leuchars

This historic old town is home to an annual air show, and it's the closest station to famous St Andrews.

Lincoln

From its iron age origins to its contemporary edge, this stunning cathedral city offers something for everyone.

Popular trains to Lincoln

London Kings Cross to Lincoln

1h 59m

London

It’s where the streets are paved with gold (at least according to estate agents). It’s still as exciting to visit as ever

Popular trains to London

Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

4h 20m

Doncaster to London Kings Cross

1h 42m

Newcastle to London Kings Cross

2h 47m

York to London Kings Cross

2h 7m

Leeds to London Kings Cross

2h 13m

Durham to London Kings Cross

2h 57m

Hull to London Kings Cross

2h 53m

Darlington to London Kings Cross

2h 32m

Doncaster to London Kings Cross

1h 47m

Grantham to London Kings Cross

1h 16m

Durham to London Kings Cross

2h 57m

Harrogate to London Kings Cross

2h 57m

Bradford Forster Square to London Kings Cross

2h 29m

Berwick-upon-Tweed to London Kings Cross

3h 48m

Dundee to London Kings Cross

5h 50m

Inverness to London Kings Cross

7h 54m

Keighley to London Kings Cross

2h 53m

Lincoln to London Kings Cross

2h 1m

Morpeth to London Kings Cross

3h 35m

Newark North Gate to London Kings Cross

1h 24m

Peterborough to London Kings Cross

0h 53m

Retford to London Kings Cross

1h 38m

Stirling to London Kings Cross

5h 20m

Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross

2h 1m

Montrose

Whether it's family fun at the Seafront Splash or a trip to the dawn of flight at the Air Station Heritage Centre, Montrose delights whatever you choose to do.

Morpeth

The historic Country Town of Morpeth is at the heart of beautiful Northumberland. An ideal base for a touring holiday taking in Alnwick, Bamburgh and Hadrian’s Wall.

Motherwell

Explore the green parks and Victorian architecture of Motherwell or take a trip across to Strathclyde Country Park, home to Scotland's biggest theme park.

Newark

Enjoy a modern town with an amazing history. The hidden gems of Newark deserve to be better known.

Popular trains to Newark

Edinburgh to Newark North Gate

3h 19m

London Kings Cross to Newark North Gate

1h 17m

Newcastle

Not just unforgettable nights you can’t remember in the morning. The resurgent city offers top class dining, culture and much more. 

Popular trains to Newcastle

Newcastle to London Kings Cross

2h 47m

Edinburgh to Newcastle

1h 28m

London Kings Cross to Newcastle

3h 9m

Peterborough to Newcastle

2h 26m

Stevenage to Newcastle

3h 11m

York to Newcastle

1h 1m

Northallerton

The landscape that inspired "All creatures Great and Small" is just one of the attractions of Northallerton. Fill your days with art, history and authentic pubs with our top tips.

Perth

Majestic Perth will wow your senses with its historical sites and beautiful countryside. Here are our favourite things that'll make you want to stay one day longer.

Peterborough

A hotbed of creative arts and close to idyllic countryside, there’s plenty to make your heart go pitter-patter in Peterborough.

Popular trains to Peterborough

Durham to Peterborough

2h 6m

Edinburgh to Peterborough

3h 51m

London Kings Cross to Peterborough

0h 47m

Leeds to Peterborough

1h 24m

Newcastle to Peterborough

2h 18m

York to Peterborough

1h 16m

Pitlochry

Pitlochry is a year round marvel that caters to holidaymakers looking for natural wonders, luxury experiences and smooth, mellow whisky.

Retford

A pretty market town brimming with history

Selby

This picturesque town will enchant you with its good looks, green spaces and interesting things to see and do.

Shipley

Whether you want to admire a Hockney, ride a tramway or experience cafe culture in the heart of Yorkshire, Shipley is well worth the train ticket.

Skipton

Whether it’s a fun-packed family day out or a weekend with friends there’s plenty to do.

Stevenage

With its mix of old and new Stevenage is a great place to visit with lots to explore around its edges.

Popular trains to Stevenage

Newcastle to Stevenage

2h 48m

Stirling

From Stirling Castle to the Old Town Jail take a look at our favourite things to do and see in Stirling.

Popular trains to Stirling

London Kings Cross to Stirling

5h 16m

Stonehaven

A harbour town with its own distinctive charm in the north east of Scotland.

Sunderland

Whether it’s a fun-packed family day out at the beach or a weekend uncovering Sunderland's medieval history there’s plenty to do.

Wakefield

From 1,000 year old cathedrals to 140 metre deep mines, Wakefield is a city full of wonderful contrasts and well worth the price of your train ticket.

Popular trains to Wakefield

London Kings Cross to Wakefield Westgate

1h 58m

York

Both ancient and modern, York offers a unique and quirky boutique shopping experience. No need to go medieval on your purse with the price of our trains.

Popular trains to York

York to Leeds

23m

York to London Kings Cross

2h 11m

York to Edinburgh

2h 24m

Edinburgh to York

2h 35m

London Kings Cross to York

1h 58m

Newcastle to York

1h 4m

Peterborough to York

1h 15m

I just can't decide

If your head's spinning with all these choices, check out our pick of top events and places to see around the LNER route

Family trips that won’t break the bank

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Things to do in Edinburgh

Here are the best things to see and do in Edinburgh, the great places to grab some grub, perfect places to pitch up for a pint and where to head for retail therapy.

Places to eat in Newcastle

The North East is a region rich in food heritage – from Craster kippers to pease pudding. Here’s our guide to the city’s best restaurants, food shops and foodie events.