Drive to Edinburgh by car
Driving from London to Edinburgh gives you the unique opportunity to explore the whole length of Britain, stopping wherever you choose and taking as much time as you need - or have! As the respective capitals of England and Scotland, the drive between these two stunning cities showcases the diversity of the counties in between. With hundreds of miles of scenic countryside, innumerable sites of historic interest and a host of culturally and socially important cities to stop at, there is no shortage of things to do along the way. Pick your car up at one of SIXT's car rental branches in London, including at Heathrow, Gatwick, and then drop it off at Edinburgh Airport, or one of our branches in Edinburgh city centre.
Find out how to drive from London to Edinburgh
The distance between these two animated capital cities is just over 400 miles and the journey can be made in under 7 hours (when the roads are clear), but its a much better idea to take your time and split the journey up. With our one-way car rental you don't even have to worry about making the return journey, so don't hesitate to start your trip from London to Edinburgh with Sixt!