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London to Edinburgh bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$21.37
Fastest time8h 35m
Trips per day5
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap London to Edinburgh bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from London to Edinburgh is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from London to Edinburgh were $21.37. By booking 27 days out, tickets are on average $34.16 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from London to Edinburgh?

The busiest time of the week for travel from London to Edinburgh by bus is on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Sunday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

National Express from London to Edinburgh has the most daily schedules

On average there are 5 bus trips per day. National Express has the most options for departures from London to Edinburgh, with an average of 4 trips per day and 56 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from London to Edinburgh. Of the 5 trips there are 3 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from London to Edinburgh starts at $55.19.

2 carriers offer London to Edinburgh bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from London to Edinburgh from $21.37. There are 1 Megabus schedules from London to Edinburgh and you can expect on average to pay $31.85 for a Megabus ticket to Edinburgh. In London, Megabus departs to Edinburgh from Victoria Coach Station and no other station. In Edinburgh, Megabus arrives at Bus Station and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from London to Edinburgh takes 9 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Edinburgh in 8 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $35.93 for a weekend getaway trip to Edinburgh.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 0m
Avg. Price
$31.85

National Express

Book National Express from London to Edinburgh from $22.73. There are 4 National Express schedules from London to Edinburgh and you can expect on average to pay $54.73 for a National Express ticket to Edinburgh. In London, National Express departs to Edinburgh from Victoria Coach Station and no other station. In Edinburgh, National Express arrives at Bus Station and 2 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from London to Edinburgh takes 10 hours and 48 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Edinburgh in 8 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $59.67 for a weekend getaway trip to Edinburgh.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
10h 48m
Avg. Price
$54.73

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from London. Most bus trips to Edinburgh will depart from Victoria Coach Station.
  • Victoria Coach Station
bus trips arrive in Edinburgh at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are travelling with. Bus Station, New Charlotte House, Queensferry Rd are the main bus stations in Edinburgh for trips arriving from London.
  • Bus Station
  • New Charlotte House
  • Queensferry Rd