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

Monday 27 September 2021

Live departures
Departs Destination Platform Status
08:00 Edinburgh (EDB) 5
On time Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 08:00

London North Eastern Railway from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

08:30 Edinburgh (EDB)
On time * Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 08:30

London North Eastern Railway from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

* Service update:

Facilities on the 08:30 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh due 13:12.
Toilet facilities are reduced.
Additional Information:
We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause to your journey today.

Further Info:

Due to a fault, the Standard Class universally accessible toilet is not available on board this service. If you require this facility, please speak to a member of station staff before boarding.


09:00 Edinburgh (EDB)
On time Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 09:00

London North Eastern Railway from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

09:30 Edinburgh (EDB)
On time Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 09:30

London North Eastern Railway from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

10:00 Aberdeen (ABD)
On time Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 10:00

London North Eastern Railway from London Kings Cross to Aberdeen

10:30 Edinburgh (EDB)
On time Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 10:30

London North Eastern Railway from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

11:00 Edinburgh (EDB)
On time Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 11:00

London North Eastern Railway from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

11:30 Edinburgh (EDB)
On time Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 11:30

London North Eastern Railway from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

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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  • We are maintaining increased cleaning in stations and onboard 
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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
19:00

How many trains per day travel this route?

Approximately 20 trains per day.