Due to its vibrancy, history and cultural background Edinburgh makes the perfect destination for travellers from all corners of the world. It has a well structured public transport service for both intercity travellers and tourist visitors alike. Therefore travelling by bus is widely utilised in the city so it is no surprise that buses to Edinburgh run regularly from large cities across the Nation.
Buses to Edinburgh have direct routes from all major UK cities which include; London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Brighton and Plymouth to name a few, all of which are offered by National Express. Their most popular route to Edinburgh is the London to Edinburgh coach with eleven buses departing each day. Lengths of the journey in full average about 11 hours however it can take as little as 9 hours and 30 minutes.
Previously named St Andrew Square Bus which was originally opened in 1957, the Edinburgh Bus Station has since undergone reconstruction in 2002. A short walking distance from Princes Street, Waverly Train Station (0.2 miles) and Waverly Bridge, it is the main hub for all bus routes that provide both long and short distance journeys.