Can you do a day trip from London to Edinburgh?

Can you do a day trip from London to Edinburgh?

Did you know you can visit Edinburgh in a day – from London? Let me be clear: it’s not easy – it’s a long day with lots of travel to take a day trip to Edinburgh from London. But if you time it right, you can absolutely visit the Scottish capital on a day trip from the English capital.

What is the cheapest way to get to Edinburgh from London?

The cheapest way to get from London to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £15 – £40 and takes 9h 15m.

How long is the train journey from London to Edinburgh?

5 hours and 35 minutes
The average journey time from London to Edinburgh is 5 hours and 35 minutes.

Where should I stop between London and Edinburgh?

London to Edinburgh Drive Stops

  • Oxford. The city of Oxford is located an hour west of London and is a University city full of history.
  • Cotswolds.
  • Stratford-upon-Avon.
  • Worcestershire.
  • Cambridge.
  • Birmingham.
  • Stamford.
  • Crowland.

Is Edinburgh worth visiting?

It’s the majestic city that offers something for everyone, and known as one of Europe’s most beautiful destinations for good reason. Whether you’re looking for a culture fix, buzzing nightlife, rolling hills or delicious food, this city has it all.

Is the train ride from London to Edinburgh scenic?

The journey from London King’s Cross to Edinburgh Waverley was a scenic one. The train raced through the country in record time (about 4h 23m) as it headed northeast. The best views were saved until last as we sped past the historic city of Durham and spotted the cathedral and castle rise up above the rooftops.

Is Edinburgh safe?

Edinburgh is a very safe city. In fact it is one of the safest places in the UK. In a survey conducted in 2018, almost 90% of Edinburgh citizens claimed that they felt safe in the city. In another poll, conducted in 2014, Edinburgh was voted the safest city in the UK of all the ten most-populated cities in the country.

How many days do you need in Edinburgh?

For first time visitors, we recommend spending at least two or three days in Edinburgh, which will give you enough time to explore the city centre and see the main sites.

Do you need a passport from London to Edinburgh?

If you are flying solely within the UK, including Northern Ireland, you do not need a passport but we advise that you carry photographic identification with you when travelling, such as your passport or driving licence.

Is it better to fly or train from London to Edinburgh?

What is the best way to travel from London to Edinburgh? Train is the best mode of travel as it’s easy, convenient, and likely the fastest option (if you count the additional airport time you’d need if flying).

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