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TodayFeb 28
from $32
TomorrowFeb 29
from $40
FriMar 1
from $46
SatMar 2
from $35
SunMar 3
from $35
MonMar 4
from $31
TueMar 5
WedMar 6

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London - Victoria Coach Station
Edinburgh - Bus Station
London - Golders Green
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Edinburgh - Bus Station
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London - Finchley Road
Edinburgh - Bus Station
London - Golders Green
Edinburgh - Bus Station
London - Golders Green (Stop GE)
Edinburgh - Bus Station
Bus London to Edinburgh: Trip Overview

Bus London to Edinburgh: Trip Overview

Average Ticket Price$42
Average Bus Trip Duration9h 35m
Number of daily buses18
Earliest bus departure12:25 AM
Distance535 km
Latest bus departure11:59 PM

London to Edinburgh Buses

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip London - Edinburgh

The average bus ticket price from London to Edinburgh is $42. 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!

The average travel time between London and Edinburgh is around 9h 35m, although the fastest bus will take about 8h 1m.This is the time it takes to travel the 535 km that separates the two cities.

The number of buses from London to Edinburgh can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 18 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.

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

Buses travelling between London and Edinburgh leave from Victoria Coach Station or Finchley Road and arrive at Bus Station, Edinburgh Airport, 23 The Mound.

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Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
The cheapest trip from London to Edinburgh was searched and found on Mar 4, 2024 with a price of $32

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from London to Edinburgh, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $32 to $83 for a bus ticket from London to Edinburgh based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $32 which is on 2024-03-04.

Usually Flixbus will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

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 one of the smallest carbon footprints of motorized transport modes. A bus going from London to Edinburgh will emit less CO2 than a car or an airplane.

Create your own real life musical score by curating a personalized bus travel playlist - the perfect accompaniment to your bus ride from London to Edinburgh.

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.

What's the cheapest way to go from London to Edinburgh?

The bus is the cheapest travel choice for this destination
Vehicle TypeTravel timeAvg PriceDaily Departures
Vehicle TypeBusTravel time9h 35mAvg Price$42Daily Departures18
Vehicle TypeTrainTravel time4h 42mAvg Price$131Daily Departures9
Vehicle TypeCarpoolTravel time9hAvg Price$79Daily Departures1

The best way to travel between London and Edinburgh is by bus. By choosing the bus, you'll get to save some money as you travel to your destination, as ticket prices cost $42 on average. If you're on a budget, you'll find cheap tickets from $10. If you're looking for the fastest way to get to Edinburgh, choose the bus, as it will take you from London to Edinburgh in about 4h 42m —that's the fastest way to get there!

Will you be returning to London by bus?

Bus from Edinburgh to London

You can also go to Edinburgh by train

Train from London to Edinburgh

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