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Coach Information from Canterbury to Edinburgh

distanceDistance366 miles (590 km)
durationAverage coach duration12 h 35 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£27 (€31)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Canterbury to Edinburgh cover the 366 miles (590 km) long journey taking on average 12 h 35 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £27, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £25. Travellers depart most frequently from Canterbury West and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.

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National Express from Canterbury to Edinburgh

Buy your official National Express coach tickets between Canterbury and Edinburgh from £25 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

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Travel hassle-free from Canterbury to Edinburgh on a coach with National Express! Omio shows you National Express coach timetables and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest trip from Canterbury to Edinburgh. National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 366 miles (590 km) between Canterbury and Edinburgh on the coach and pay as low as £25 for a coach ticket.

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 Canterbury - 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. So, book your cheap National Express coach ticket from Canterbury to Edinburgh on Omio today and enjoy your journey!

National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets from Canterbury to Edinburgh and when travelling by coach:

  • 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 Canterbury
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 Canterbury to Edinburgh.
What is the cost of cheap coaches to Edinburgh from Canterbury?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to Edinburgh from Canterbury for as little as £25  in the next 7 days.
How much is a coach ticket from Canterbury to Edinburgh?
If you’re looking to book your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Canterbury to Edinburgh coach price to come in at an average of £27  one way.
What is the distance by coach from Canterbury to Edinburgh?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Canterbury and Edinburgh via coach to be approximately 366 miles (590 km).
How many hours does it take from Canterbury to Edinburgh by coach?
The coach time from Canterbury to Edinburgh is on average 12 h 35 min  for the 366 miles (590 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Canterbury and Edinburgh by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Canterbury to Edinburgh coach leave from? Which Edinburgh coach station do I come into from Canterbury?

When taking a coach from Canterbury, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Canterbury, Bus Station, Canterbury, St. Georges Lane and Canterbury, Park and Ride. 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 Canterbury West   to Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Where is the coach station in Canterbury to go to Edinburgh? Where is the coach station in Edinburgh located?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called Canterbury West, is located 0.4 miles (616 m) from the city centre of Canterbury.

The most popular arrival coach station, Edinburgh, Elder Street, is located 0.3 miles (533 m) away from the city centre of Edinburgh.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Canterbury to Edinburgh?
If you're looking for coaches from Canterbury to Edinburgh, you can rely on National Express to get you to Edinburgh. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Canterbury to Edinburgh trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How far in advance should I buy a coach ticket from Canterbury to Edinburgh to get the best deals?
If you book a coach ticket between Canterbury and Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £27 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets between Canterbury and Edinburgh are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.