The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Edinburgh to Glasgow will cost around £ 8 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 5.
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1 h 16 m
Buses per day
Of the 95 buses that leave Edinburgh for Glasgow every day 95 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 67 km distance in an average of 1 h 16 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 50 m .
The slowest buses will take 1 h 45 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||41 miles (66 km)|
|Average coach duration||1 h 15 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£5 (€6)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Edinburgh to Glasgow cover the 41 miles (66 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £2, but the average price of coach tickets is £5. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
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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 Edinburgh - Glasgow 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.
When you buy your National Express coach tickets between Edinburgh and Glasgow don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
Buses from Edinburgh to Aberdeen are operated by National Express.There are seven departures a day with the same timetable running seven days a week. The first departure is just after 5:00 a.m. with the last bus leaving at around midnight. The journey takes between 5 and 6.5 hours with the route involving a change of coach at Glasgow.
Departure Station:Buses from Edinburgh to Aberdeen depart from Edinburgh Bus Station which is on Elder Street in the centre of the city. It is within walking distance of Edinburgh Waverley Station and is served by a taxi rank, local buses and tram services.
Arrival Station:Buses from Edinburgh to Aberdeen arrive at the town's bus station on Guild Street. It is located next to the town's railway station and shares its car parking, bicycle storage facilities and taxi rank. Local, regional and Aberdeen Airport shuttle bus services all operate from the bus station.
Some of the Edinburgh coach stations to Glasgow you can start your journey from include Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Glasgow include Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Hampden Park.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arriving in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival coach station in Glasgow, called Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.
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