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Manchester to Edinburgh coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£14.76
Shortest Duration7h 0m
Trips per day3
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How to book cheap Manchester to Edinburgh coach tickets?

The best way to get deals on coach tickets from Manchester to Edinburgh is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average coach fares from Manchester to Edinburgh were £18.67. By booking 6 days out, tickets are on average £20.44 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Manchester to Edinburgh by coach is at 11:00 on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 03:00 on Monday 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 Manchester to Edinburgh has the most daily schedules

On average there are 3 coach trips per day. National Express has the most options for departures from Manchester to Edinburgh, with an average of 3 trips per day and 34 monthly trips. One coach carrier currently travels from Manchester to Edinburgh. Of the 3 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

1 carriers offer Manchester to Edinburgh coach trips

National Express

Book National Express from Manchester to Edinburgh from £14.76. There are 3 National Express schedules from Manchester to Edinburgh and you can expect on average to pay £38.28 for a National Express ticket to Edinburgh. In Manchester, National Express departs to Edinburgh from Broadway and 2 other stations. In Edinburgh, National Express arrives at Bus Station and 2 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Manchester to Edinburgh takes 7 hours and 51 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Edinburgh in 7 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay £39.35 for a weekend getaway to Edinburgh.

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Plan your next adventure:

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