Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

Now you can travel between capitals for a lot less cash. So if you're canny, you can find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross and back. And as you speed between the cultural centres of both countries, you can watch some of the finest scenery the country has to offer go flashing by. You'll arrive fresh as a daisy and safe in the knowledge that you have that wee bit extra spending money.

Upcoming direct journeys for Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

Tuesday 07 December 2021

Forecasted severe weather means ScotRail services will be disrupted today. Services on some routes will be altered or speed restrictions will be applied. It is advised to check before you travel. More information can be found in Latest Travel News.

CrossCountry services will not run between Exeter St Davids and Plymouth this morning. More information can be found in Latest Travel News.

Live departures
Departs Destination Platform Status
06:24 London Kings Cross (KGX) 19
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On time This service is scheduled to depart at 06:24

London North Eastern Railway from Stirling to London Kings Cross

06:56 London Kings Cross (KGX) 6
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On time This service is scheduled to depart at 06:56

London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

07:30 London Kings Cross (KGX) 6
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On time This service is scheduled to depart at 07:30

London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

08:00 London Kings Cross (KGX) 19
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On time This service is scheduled to depart at 08:00

London North Eastern Railway from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross

08:30 London Kings Cross (KGX) 9
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On time This service is scheduled to depart at 08:30

London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

09:00 London Kings Cross (KGX) 6
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On time This service is scheduled to depart at 09:00

London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

09:11 London Kings Cross (KGX) 5
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On time This service is scheduled to depart at 09:11

Lumo from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

09:30 London Kings Cross (KGX) 8
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On time This service is scheduled to depart at 09:30

London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

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Average travel time (4h 39m)

  • The equivalent of riding the London Eye nine full times, with nine minutes spare for queuing!
  • The equivalent of two ‘Changing of the Guard’ shifts and ceremonies at Buckingham Palace.
  • The equivalent of walking from Buckingham Palace to Tower Bridge and back again, twice!
  • The equivalent of seeing every part of the British Museum at a leisurely pace, including visiting the gift shop and cafe.

Distance (331 miles)

  • The equivalent of walking up and down Edinburgh’s Royal Mile 294 times.
  • The equivalent of walking around Arthur’s Seat loop trail 138 times
  • It's about one-seven-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Distance from Earth to the Moon

Book and travel with confidence

Book and travel with confidence.

  • There's no booking fees, ever!
  • We are maintaining increased cleaning in stations and onboard 
  • Our LNER app allows you to book contactless eTickets and stay up to date with your journey progress, in the palm of your hand.
  • Plans change and that's why our tickets can, too. All changes and refunds are fee-free until 31 December 2021. Find out more on our ticket changes and refunds page