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Inverness, HLD to Edinburgh bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$17.03
Shortest Duration3h 36m
Trips per day22
bus carriers2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Inverness to Edinburgh cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Inverness to Edinburgh were $28.97.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Inverness to Edinburgh is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Inverness to Edinburgh?

The distance between Inverness and Edinburgh is approximately 112.49 miles, or 180.99 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 4 hours and 3 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 36 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day to travel by bus from Inverness to Edinburgh?

The busiest day of the week to travel by bus from Inverness to Edinburgh is on Monday. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Monday is typically when buses are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a bus on Monday is the way to go.

What bus companies travel from Inverness to Edinburgh?

On average there are 22 scheduled bus trips per day. Megabus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Inverness, HLD to Edinburgh, with an average of 13 trips per day and 13 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Inverness to Edinburgh. Of the 22 trips there are 17 trips that are direct connections to Edinburgh.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Inverness, HLD to Edinburgh start at $32.89.

2 carriers offer Inverness, HLD to Edinburgh bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from Inverness to Edinburgh from $17.03. There are 13 trips per day offered by Megabus from Inverness to Edinburgh and you can expect on average to pay $22.43 for a Megabus ticket to Edinburgh. In Inverness, Megabus departs to Edinburgh from Farraline Park Bus Station, In Edinburgh, Megabus arrives at Bus Station,

An average trip on Megabus from Inverness to Edinburgh takes 3 hours and 59 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Edinburgh in 3 hours and 36 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 13 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $22.43 for a weekend trip to Edinburgh.

Avg. Time
3h 59m
Avg. Price
$22.43

National Express

Book National Express from Inverness to Edinburgh from $37.64. There are 9 trips per day offered by National Express from Inverness to Edinburgh and you can expect on average to pay $38.41 for a National Express ticket to Edinburgh. In Inverness, National Express departs to Edinburgh from Farraline Park Bus Station and one other station. In Edinburgh, National Express arrives at New Charlotte House and 2 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Inverness to Edinburgh takes 4 hours and 10 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Edinburgh in 3 hours and 36 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 9 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $38.41 for a weekend trip to Edinburgh.

Avg. Time
4h 10m
Avg. Price
$38.41

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Edinburgh will depart from these stations in Inverness:
  • Farraline Park Bus Station
  • A9
Buses arrive in Edinburgh at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Edinburgh for trips arriving from Inverness:
  • Bus Station
  • New Charlotte House
  • Queensferry Rd

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