|Train operators||Cross Country|
|Lowest train price||from £27.00|
|Average train price||£78.00|
Which train company can I use?
The journey from Edinburgh, situated in Scotland and London, which is in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by the following rail operators: Cross Country.
How much times does it take?
There are 332 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Edinburgh to London is normally 5h04m. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to London from Edinburgh, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.
What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?
The cheapest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £27.00 one way.
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|Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
|London Kings Cross
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The Prices for train tickets Edinburgh to London are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 2 months in advance, you can find tickets from £31 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £67 for your train. Thus, you may save 54% on the price of your ticket by booking 2 months in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.
The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Edinburgh and London by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets London to Edinburgh and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Edinburgh London train ticket.
A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)
B = average price cut with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average cost for a Edinburgh London ticket (i.e.: £77.76)(1)
The first step is to divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be efficient. You can now divide that number by C. It will give you the approximate number of journeys needed across the year to be profitable.
In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£77.76 = 1.13. Your railcard will be profitable if you're doing around 2 trips from Edinburgh to London (one way trip).
(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey
|Train Journey||Average price without railcard(1)||With a railcard 34% off(2)||Saving based on a one-way trip||Number of return trips to pay off the cost|
|Edinburgh to London train||£77.76||£51.84||£25.92||1.13|
(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare
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