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.
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1 h 13 m
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Of the 108 buses that leave Edinburgh for Glasgow every day 108 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average coach duration||1 h 10 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£4 (€4)|
|Coach frequency||79 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there are 53 direct coaches a day|
|Coach companies||Flixbus, Megabus, Infobus or National Express|
Coaches from Edinburgh to Glasgow cover the 41 miles long route taking on average 1 h 10 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Megabus, Infobus or National Express. Normally, there are 79 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £4, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £2. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
You can travel by coach to Glasgow from Edinburgh with FlixBus and National Express for as low as £2. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Edinburgh to Glasgow coach information with FlixBus:
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach from Edinburgh to Glasgow, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
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.
When departing from Edinburgh, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, York Place (Stop YJ). When arriving in Glasgow, you can end your journey in coach stations like Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Hampden Park and Glasgow.
Omio customers book a coach from Edinburgh Waverley to Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their coach most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre to this coach station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (620 m) from the coach station to the city centre in Glasgow.
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