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.

London Kings Cross (KGX)
to Edinburgh (EDB)

Sunday 20 June 2021
Journey planner results
Departs Dep Arrives Arr Duration Dur Changes Chg Status Status
22:00 08:07 10h 07m 1
On time Details Journey uses an LNER train

LIMITED AVAILABILITY ON LNER SERVICES.

LNER services between London and Scotland on 17-20 June 2021 will be busier than usual due to the Euro football fixtures at Wembley and Glasgow. If you are unable find a service with availability, there are no seats available on that train, please look at alternative times or dates to travel. You must ensure you have a reservation to travel on an LNER service.

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 22:00

Leg summary
22:00 01:50 03h 50m On time

London North Eastern Railway from London Kings Cross to Newcastle

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 06:22

Leg summary
06:22 08:07 01h 45m On time

London North Eastern Railway from Newcastle to Edinburgh

22:35 09:03 10h 28m 1
On time Details Journey uses an LNER train

CrossCountry:Please book your space before you travel. If you are making a journey with CrossCountry

,we strongly advise that you book a place on the train as availability is limited due to social distancing. If you don't book a place you may not be able to travel on your preferred service.

LIMITED AVAILABILITY ON LNER SERVICES.

LNER services between London and Scotland on 17-20 June 2021 will be busier than usual due to the Euro football fixtures at Wembley and Glasgow. If you are unable find a service with availability, there are no seats available on that train, please look at alternative times or dates to travel. You must ensure you have a reservation to travel on an LNER service.

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 22:35

Leg summary
22:35 01:10 02h 35m On time

London North Eastern Railway from London Kings Cross to Leeds

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 05:43

Leg summary
05:43 09:03 03h 20m On time

CrossCountry from Leeds to Edinburgh

22:49 11:06 12h 17m 2
On time Details

CrossCountry:Please book your space before you travel. If you are making a journey with CrossCountry

,we strongly advise that you book a place on the train as availability is limited due to social distancing. If you don't book a place you may not be able to travel on your preferred service.

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 22:49

Leg summary
22:49 22:50 00h 01m On time

from London Kings Cross to London St Pancras International

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 23:00

Leg summary
23:00 01:49 02h 49m On time

East Midlands Railway from London St Pancras International to Derby

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 06:45

Leg summary
06:45 11:06 04h 21m On time

CrossCountry from Derby to Edinburgh

22:59 10:18 11h 19m 2
On time Details

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 22:59

Leg summary
22:59 23:09 00h 10m On time

from London Kings Cross to London Euston

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 23:24

Leg summary
23:24 01:22 01h 58m On time

Avanti West Coast from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 06:15

Leg summary
06:15 10:18 04h 03m On time

Avanti West Coast from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh

Monday 21 June 2021
00:05 10:18 10h 13m 3
On time Details

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 00:05

Leg summary
00:05 00:20 00h 15m On time

from London Kings Cross to London Euston

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 00:35

Leg summary
00:35 02:04 01h 29m On time

West Midlands Trains from London Euston to Northampton

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 05:20

Leg summary
05:20 06:54 01h 34m On time

West Midlands Trains from Northampton to Crewe

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 07:09

Leg summary
07:09 10:18 03h 09m On time

Avanti West Coast from Crewe to Edinburgh

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London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

Average travel time
4h 43m

London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

Distance
331 miles

London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

First LNER train
09:30
Last LNER train
18:30

How many trains per day travel this route?

Approximately 21 trains per day.