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Bus London to Edinburgh: Trip Overview

Daily Buses
1:00 am - 11:59 pm
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures
Average Ticket Price
Average Bus Trip Duration

Trip Reviews for London - Edinburgh

3.5 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from London to Edinburgh

Ratings and Reviews (37)

Gemma T.March 5, 2020 | 

Wonderful trip!!! It was perfect and lovely staff

Dries V.October 30, 2019 | 

Toilet was not very clean

Linda J.October 23, 2019 | 

Late arrival, couldn’t access wifi.. the staff on board after changeover were reluctant to assist passenger with disability to go to the toilet - very disappointing.

Andrew G.October 21, 2019 | 

Bus driver treated passengesr with contempt; he threatened to leave 5 or 6 behind; his behaviour was erratic and aggressive

Pauline M.October 10, 2019 | 

Improve on the seat was so rigid

Barbara M.August 10, 2019 | 

Did not like the last stop-walkway over road-only time to go to loo. We had about 3 or 4 other stops. We were on a second bus that national express must use for excess of passengers .Dim lights on the whole time

Evelyn F.August 7, 2019 | 

Enjoyed our bus journey driver was very friendly helpful.

Muhammad K.July 31, 2019 | 

Amazing journey

Danielle F.July 26, 2019 | 

No internet, no air conditionair

Erigi U.June 2, 2019 | 

No charging Sockets for mobiles

Heidi B.November 20, 2018 | 

The seat cushions are too small to be comfortable over long periods of time... the seats don’t lean back very far... have to sleep sitting upright

Paul M.November 18, 2018 | 

Great value for money, with a comfortable seat. The only issue was the cleanliness of the trays. Both my wife and I had dirty and sticky trays

Tsz Chung P.August 11, 2018 | 

The service is good, the environment is comfortable, however, the bus delay for the arrival time. It should be improved the time accuracy.

Melodie L.August 8, 2018 | 

It was an hour late in coming to Edinburgh and made us miss our city tour.

Gulay O.July 28, 2018 | 

The inside of the bus was very cold. Although we had to warn them a lot of times, the drivers certainly did not care. Even though we were making a night trip, the air conditioners were set too cold. The bus was freezing. It was an uncomfortable journey for me that lasted for 11 hours in the freezing cold.

Moungsun P.June 22, 2018 | 

good but uncomfortable seat

Jen Jen Chen T.June 14, 2018 | 

Thank you, that was a very nice trip.

Yi H.June 7, 2018 | 

Late 30 minites

Allison B.April 21, 2018 | 

The bus was late arriving to the pick up point. It was very cramped and loud

Camila P.March 21, 2018 | 

Very good trip. Nice views!

Graham C.March 3, 2018 | 

Very good service against the backdrop of extreme weather.

Jacqueline B.December 25, 2017 | 

Bus was clean (even the toilet) and as comfortable as a bus could be I guess. Picked up and arrived at the proper times. Staff was strict on policies (i.e.: no alcohol, as one customer found out) but friendly. Only downside my USB charger at my seat was broken.

Andrea M.November 2, 2017 | 

Despite calling ahead to advise that we were unavoidably held up by the incompetence of British rail staff and that we would arrive at exactly the time the bus was due to leave after travelling for 24 hours with a child National Express refused to assist us. We arrived just as the bus was leaving and they refused to let us board.

Bhavesh B.October 30, 2017 | 

The buses at very uncomfortable.

Janina P.September 29, 2017 | 

I am very satisfied

Tahiya H.September 20, 2017 | 

Overall trip was nice and smooth although the driver did arrive 45 minutes late.

Ryan N.September 20, 2017 | 

Couldn't sleep otherwise was very good

Kaylan G.September 3, 2017 | 

No, the service was good

Vasilii K.September 3, 2017 | 

uncomfortable seats

Francesca F.August 26, 2017 | 

No wifi

London to Edinburgh Buses

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Bus Companies

Bus service from London to Edinburgh are provided by Megabus and National Express.

Stations & Stops

Buses leaving from London to Edinburgh will depart from Golders Green, Buckingham Palace Road, Earl's Court, Victoria Coach Station, Stratford, Stratford, Stratford, Great Eastern Rd, Hammersmith or Liverpool Street Station.

A bus ride to Edinburgh will drop you off at Bus Station, N St David St, 11 Queen St, 23 The Mound, Airport (EDI), Barnton Junction, EDI Airport, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom or Hanover St & Rose St.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses6
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures1:00 am - 11:59 pm
Minimum Price$23
Average Ticket Price$86
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus companies on this routeMegabus UK, National Express

London to Edinburgh Route Map

London to Edinburgh Route Map

Frequently asked questions on the trip London - Edinburgh

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

The cheapest average bus price from London to Edinburgh is $86. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from London to Edinburgh is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

How long is the bus ride from London to Edinburgh?

The average travel time between London and Edinburgh is around 11h 50m, although the fastest bus will take about 8h 35m.This is the time it takes to travel the 535 km that separates the two cities.

How many daily bus connections are there between London and Edinburgh?

The number of buses from London to Edinburgh can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 6 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from London to Edinburgh by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from London to Edinburgh?

When taking the bus from London to Edinburgh, you can travel comfortably and safely with Megabus, National Express.

What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from London to Edinburgh?

Buses travelling between London and Edinburgh leave from Golders Green or Buckingham Palace Road and arrive at Bus Station, N St David St, 11 Queen St.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

If you're abroad, study some local language. Not only could it get you out of a pickle during your bus trip from London to Edinburgh but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.

Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from London to Edinburgh, get comfy and count the stars.

Buses have the smallest carbon footprint of all motorized transport modes. A bus going from London to Edinburgh will emit half the CO2 emitted by a train, and radically less than a car or an airplane.

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Did you know?

Did you know some bus companies in Germany offer to their passenger low-costs snacks and regional beer based on their destination? Prosit!

Did you know there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!

The bus driver with the longest career in the world drove more than 2,000,000 miles and is a happy World Record holder.

Will you be returning to London by bus?

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