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Glasgow to Edinburgh coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£2.01
Shortest Duration1h 0m
Trips per day7
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How to book cheap Glasgow to Edinburgh coach tickets?

The best way to get deals on coach tickets from Glasgow to Edinburgh is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average coach fares from Glasgow to Edinburgh were £5.58. By booking 11 days out, tickets are on average £2.23 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by coach from Glasgow to Edinburgh?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Glasgow to Edinburgh by coach is at 06:00 on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 21:00 on Tuesday is when the fewest number of coach tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the coach departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

National Express from Glasgow to Edinburgh has the most daily schedules

On average there are 7 coach trips per day. National Express has the most options for departures from Glasgow to Edinburgh, with an average of 7 trips per day and 93 monthly trips. One coach carrier currently travels from Glasgow to Edinburgh. Of the 7 trips there are 4 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

1 carriers offer Glasgow to Edinburgh coach trips

National Express

Book National Express from Glasgow to Edinburgh from £2.01. There are 7 National Express schedules from Glasgow to Edinburgh and you can expect on average to pay £9.38 for a National Express ticket to Edinburgh. In Glasgow, National Express departs to Edinburgh from Buchanan Bus Station and no other station. In Edinburgh, National Express arrives at New Charlotte House and 2 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Glasgow to Edinburgh takes 2 hours and 5 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Edinburgh in 1 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay £9.16 for a weekend getaway to Edinburgh.

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