9 days in London & Edinburgh Itinerary

9 days in London & Edinburgh Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
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London
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  8 h
2
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  8 h
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London
— 2 nights
End: London

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London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Handel & Hendrix in London, Beefeater Gin Distillery, HMS Belfast, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. April in London sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 40°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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The Original London Sightseeing Tour ©
The Original London Sightseeing Tour
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Palace of Holyroodhouse, Writers' Museum, Scottish National Gallery, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to The Royal Mile, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Edinburgh online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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London

London ©
You've added Queen's House, Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): see the sky in a new way at Royal Observatory Greenwich, examine the collection at Cutty Sark, then examine the collection at National Maritime Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Queen's House. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable tour with London Bicycle Tour Company.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the London day trip app.

Getting from Edinburgh to London by combination of flight and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Cutty Sark ©
Cutty Sark
London Bicycle Tour Company ©
London Bicycle Tour Company
Royal Observatory Greenwich ©
Royal Observatory Greenwich