Driving from London to Edinburgh

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Driving from London to Edinburgh: Route Details

Travel distance between London and Edinburgh is almost 400 miles, and driving from London to Edinburgh can take at 7 hours by car. Common routes between London and Edinburgh are M1, M6, and A702.


Full Driving Directions from London to Edinburgh

Take M1 toward The North / Watford 75.4 miles
At exit 19, take ramp left for M6 toward The North West / Coventry (North) / Birmingham 226.7 miles
Road name changes to A74 5.5 miles
Road name changes to A74 (M) 30.7 miles

* Entering Scotland

At exit 15, take ramp left for A701 toward Selkirk / Beattock / Dumfries / Moffat 0.2 miles
At roundabout, take 1st exit onto A701 0.1 miles
At roundabout, take 1st exit 27.6 miles
Turn right onto A72 3.1 miles
Turn left onto road 1.3 miles
Turn left toward A702 1.0 miles
Turn right onto A702 4.3 miles
Pass through 3 roundabouts, remaining on A702 15.6 miles
Keep straight onto A700 / Earl Grey Stree t0.5 miles
Turn right onto A8 / Princes Street 0.1 miles
Keep straight onto Charlotte Square 0.1 miles
Road name changes to North Charlotte Street 0.0 miles
Turn right onto Albyn Place / Queen Street 0.2 miles
Arrive at Edinburgh, Edinburgh City, United Kingdom


Driving Distances from London

Driving from London to Edinburgh – 400 Miles
Driving from London to Glasgow – 402 Miles
Driving from London to Manchester – 199 Miles
Driving from London to Liverpool – 210 Miles
Driving from London to Birmingham – 118 Miles
Driving from London to Portsmouth – 75 Miles


Driving Distances from Edinburgh

Driving from Edinburgh to Glasgow – 45 Miles
Driving from Edinburgh to Aberdeen – 123 Miles
Driving from Edinburgh to Inverness – 156 Miles
Driving from Edinburgh to Loch Ness – 171 Miles