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Leicester to Edinburgh bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$90.90
Shortest Duration8h 10m
Trips per day1
bus carriers1
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Leicester to Edinburgh were $90.90.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Leicester 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 Leicester to Edinburgh?

The distance between Leicester and Edinburgh is approximately 243.68 miles, or 392.07 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 8 hours and 10 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 10 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 time to travel by bus from Leicester to Edinburgh?

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

What bus companies travel from Leicester to Edinburgh?

On average there is one bus schedules per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Leicester to Edinburgh, with an average of 1 trip per day and one monthly trip. One bus carrier currently travels from Leicester to Edinburgh. Of the 1 trip there is one direct trip available per day.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Leicester to Edinburgh start at $195.33.

1 carriers offer Leicester to Edinburgh bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from Leicester to Edinburgh from $90.90. Typically there is one National Express schedule per day from Leicester to Edinburgh and you can expect on average to pay $90.90 for a National Express ticket to Edinburgh. In Leicester, National Express departs to Edinburgh from St. Margaret's Bus Station, In Edinburgh, National Express arrives at Bus Station,

An average trip on National Express from Leicester to Edinburgh takes 8 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Edinburgh in 8 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $90.90 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Edinburgh.

Avg. Time
8h 11m
Avg. Price
$90.90

Plan your next adventure

Buses to Edinburgh depart from one main station in Leicester:
  • St. Margaret's Bus Station
Buses from Leicester arrive in Edinburgh at one main station:
  • Bus Station

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