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Coach Information between Cambridge and Edinburgh

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
durationAverage coach duration16 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£38 (€42)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Cambridge to Edinburgh cover the 291 miles (469 km) long trip taking on average 16 h with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £32, but the average price of coach tickets is £38. Travellers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.

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Travel with National Express to Edinburgh from Cambridge

National Express coaches will get you to Edinburgh from Cambridge from £32. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Cambridge - Edinburgh coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

  • Average Price: £32

National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach between Cambridge and Edinburgh are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Travel Tips

Coach to Edinburgh from Cambridge
Take the bus to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cambridge to Edinburgh.
FAQs
How much do cheap coach tickets from Cambridge to Edinburgh cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches from Cambridge to Edinburgh to cost as little as £32  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of coach tickets between Cambridge and Edinburgh?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Cambridge to Edinburgh coach prices are on average £38  one way.
What is the distance by coach from Cambridge to Edinburgh?
The coach distance from Cambridge to Edinburgh is around 291 miles (469 km).
How many hours does it take from Cambridge to Edinburgh by coach?
On average the Cambridge to Edinburgh coach time is 16 h  covering the 291 miles (469 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure coach station in Cambridge and arrival coach station in Edinburgh?

When taking a coach from Cambridge, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road, Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9) and Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway. When you arrive in Edinburgh, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Cambridge   to Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Where is the departure coach station in Cambridge located? Where is the arrival coach station in Edinburgh located?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, Cambridge, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre of Cambridge. The most popular arrival coach station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh, Elder Street, is located around 0.3 miles (533 m) away from its city centre.

Which coach companies can take me to Edinburgh from Cambridge?
When taking a coach from Cambridge to Edinburgh, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Edinburgh. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service between Cambridge and Edinburgh and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
How far in advance should I book coach tickets to Edinburgh from Cambridge for the best deals?
If you book a coach ticket between Cambridge and Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £38 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets between Cambridge and Edinburgh are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.