Scotland Rail Tours from London

From the ancient, bustling streets of Edinburgh to the dramatic, natural scenery on the Isle of Skye or breathtaking Highlands, we offer the widest choice of independent rail tours Scotland has to offer.

With Scottish Rail Tours, seeing the charms of Scotland has never been so quick, easy and above all – unforgettable.

Rugged mountain landscapes, dark and mysterious lochs and historic castles are just a few of the delights waiting for you as you explore Scotland in comfort. Browse through our exciting Scotland rail trips to find your perfect itinerary.


Rail breaks to Edinburgh


Imagine watching stunning scenery sweep by your window as you’re whisked from central London to historic, charming central Edinburgh. With its preserved Old Town and impressive castle, Edinburgh offers the perfect escape and travelling by train is the ideal way to get here. It’s convenient, relaxing and fast.

Once you step foot in the Scottish capital, the team at Scottish Rail Tours will have everything in place to show you the wonders of Scotland at the pace that suits you best.

Edinburgh in a Day

Travel by high-speed train from London to Edinburgh, and explore city highlights like Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse in a day. Follow the footsteps of historical and fictional characters (like Harry Potter) as you stroll along the historic Royal Mile and feel like you’ve stepped back in time.

Overnight tours from London

Discover Edinburgh’s hidden gems on a short break from London. Encounter the Scottish capital, steeped in history and busting with culture, from a whole new perspective with our hop-on, hop-off tour. Along the way, explore mighty Edinburgh Castle and see many of the city’s key attractions.

Rail Holidays Scotland

See more of Scotland on one of our longer tours. Expertly planned and based in the cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness, explore the Scottish Highlands in all their glory.

Hop aboard a luxury mini-coach and let a local guide show you to the stunning Isle of Skye, mysterious Loch Ness, or join the famous North Coast 500 route to experience the Far North.

Travel to Fort William to board the Jacobite Steam Train and experience one of Scotland’s finest rail journeys along the scenic West Highland Line. Cross the Glenfinnan Viaduct, just like the Hogwarts Express.


Why Choose Scottish Rail Tours?


Take the hassle out of organising your adventure with our semi-independent tours. Perfectly curated to pack the most into your visit, our tours allow you to enjoy authentic, local experiences independently and give you access to structured tours for reaching remote villages and nature in the Scottish Highlands. 

We’ve made all the arrangements for you from start to finish, so you only have to arrive. You’ll also get inside tips and advice for making sure you have an unrivalled experience.

All that’s left for you and your travelling companions to do is experience the mystical land we call home.