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Bus London to Edinburgh: Trip Overview
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According to customer reviews, the service provided by MegaBus has received mixed feedback. Some customers express dissatisfaction with narrow seats and lack of WiFi, which can be discouraging for long journeys. However, there are positive comments about courteous and polite drivers as well as overall great service that would make customers consider traveling again.
Megabus London Edinburgh recent customer reviews
Service was late. Hand dryer did not work in bathroom. Could n oh t understand the driver’s announcements
It was late to arrive but on time at destination The toilet could have a vent.. Otherwise good..
It's too cramped, seats can't be put in a different position, which makes it quite difficult to try to sleep, especially in a long journey like this.
According to multiple reviews, customers are generally satisfied with the service provided by National Express. They appreciate its efficiency and cost-effectiveness as a means of transportation. However, some customers have mentioned concerns about the overnight bus making too many stops without clear communication during the booking process. Additionally, there have been complaints about smelly toilets and lack of toilet paper on board.
National Express London Edinburgh recent customer reviews
It was a smooth ride, the only thing is the toilet. It is kind of smelly and no toilet paper!
Satisfied with everything except I was unaware of how many stops the overnight bus would make. Needs to be clearer when booking.
Overall, National Express is an efficient and cost effective means of transportation
If you're looking for reliable, comfortable transportation in United Kingdom, FlixBus is a good option. The company offers a variety of routes, making it easy and affordable to get around. On any given day, 10 buses leave from various locations, ensuring convenient departure times. With prices ranging from $22.00 to $83.00, the buses are well-maintained and comfortable. Whether you need transportation for business or pleasure, FlixBus gets you where you want to go for a fair price.
London to Edinburgh Buses
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Information on this bus route
|Earliest and Latest Bus Departures||12:10AM - 11:59PM|
|Average Ticket Price||$32|
|Minimum Trip Duration||8h1m|
|Average Bus Trip Duration||9h40m|
|Distance||332 miles (535 km)|
|Bus Companies on This Route||Megabus UK, National Express, FlixBus|
Where are the popular bus stations and stops in London and Edinburgh?
Frequently asked questions for your trip London - Edinburgh
You can take a bus or a train to go from London to Edinburgh. Both are practical and sustainable ways to travel to Edinburgh. Another option is using carpool services and riding with fellow travelers.
The average travel time from London to Edinburgh is about 9h 40m, although the minimum time it takes to get there is 8h 1m with the fastest bus. This is the time it takes to travel the 332 miles (535 km) that separate the two cities.
The distance separating London and Edinburgh is 332 miles (535 km).
You can choose from 17 travel times and travel with Megabus UK, National Express and FlixBus. The number of buses from London to Edinburgh can differ depending on the day of the week. Want to make your bus journey from London to Edinburgh as smooth as possible? Busbud has got you covered! Browse schedules, pick the perfect bus for your travel style and budget - all in one place.
The bus service operates between 12:10 AM and 11:59 PM.
Most of the buses traveling from London to Edinburgh leave from Victoria Coach Station and arrive at Bus Station. These are the main departure and arrival locations on this route, there are other pick-up and drop-off locations that could make it easier for you to reach your destination.
The cheapest way to travel this route is by bus. With prices starting at $16, you won't find a cheaper way to get there.
You can expect to pay around $32 for a bus ticket. In the last 30 days, the prices ranged from $16 to $166, so it's good to do your research before booking.
Once in Edinburgh, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Royal Botanic Garden, Rosslyn Chapel, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Gilmerton Cove and Mountain Biking.
Yes, you can take a night bus to go from London to Edinburgh. Make sure to pack a blanket and a snack to make your trip more comfortable.
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Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.
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 $20 to $118 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 $20 which is on 2023-12-12.
Usually National Express 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?
|Vehicle Type||Travel Time||Avg Price||Daily Departures|
|Vehicle TypeBus||Travel Time9h 40m||Avg Price$32||Daily Departures17|
|Vehicle TypeTrain||Travel Time4h 42m||Avg Price$105||Daily Departures10|
|Vehicle TypeCarpool||Travel Time8h 40m||Avg Price$65||Daily 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 $32 on average. If you're on a budget, you'll find cheap tickets from $16. 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!
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