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Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

17:15
4h20m
21:35
Glasgow - Glasgow
Cheapest
Edinburgh - Bus Station
Cheapest
19:30
1h20m
20:50
Glasgow - Glasgow
2nd Cheapest
Edinburgh - Bus Station
2nd Cheapest
19:45
58m
20:43
Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
Fastest
Edinburgh - Airport (EDI)
Fastest
19:55
1h5m
21:00
Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
Edinburgh - Bus Station
19:55
1h5m
21:00
Glasgow - Glasgow
Edinburgh - Bus Station
Bus Glasgow to Edinburgh: Trip Overview

Bus Glasgow to Edinburgh: Trip Overview

Average ticket price£9
Average bus trip duration1h 23m
Number of daily buses122
Earliest bus departure00:00
Distance35 miles
Latest bus departure23:59

Glasgow to Edinburgh buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses122
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures00:00 - 23:59
Minimum Price£4
Average Ticket Price£9
Minimum Trip Duration5m
Average Bus Trip Duration1h23m
Distance35 miles
Bus companies on this routeMegabus UK, FlixBus, National Express, Infobus
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip Glasgow - Edinburgh

The average bus ticket price from Glasgow to Edinburgh is £9. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Glasgow 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 Glasgow and Edinburgh is around 1h 23m, although the fastest bus will take about 5m. This is the time it takes to travel the 42 miles that separates the two cities.

The number of buses from Glasgow to Edinburgh can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 122 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Glasgow to Edinburgh by comparing and selecting the bus that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

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

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

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

Best price found
13/04
£4
14/04
£4
Today
£4
16/04
£4
17/04
£4
18/04
£4
19/04
£4
20/04
£4
The cheapest trip from Glasgow to Edinburgh was searched and found on 20 Apr 2024 with a price of £4

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

You can expect to pay from £4 to £15 for a bus ticket from Glasgow to Edinburgh based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at £4, which is on 2024-04-20.

Usually MEGB - SCIT 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

Meet and talk to locals at the bus stations while travelling from Glasgow to Edinburgh.There is no better way to get inside travel information while exploring a new city than to go straight to its people.

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

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

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