Edinburgh to London coach

Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to London

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Cheapest

£18

Average

£30

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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11:25Edinburgh, Elder Street9h05 20:30London
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£181One-way
11:25Edinburgh, Elder Street9h35 21:00London
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£241One-way
21:50Edinburgh9h30 07:20London
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£311One-way
08:45Edinburgh11h55 20:40London
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£381One-way
10:45Edinburgh10h50 21:35London
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£391One-way

Bus Timetable Edinburgh to London

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08:45Edinburgh11h55 20:40London
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10:45Edinburgh10h50 21:35London
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11:25Edinburgh, Elder Street9h35 21:00London
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11:25Edinburgh, Elder Street9h05 20:30London
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21:50Edinburgh9h30 07:20London
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Bus times from Edinburgh to London

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Fastest Journey

9 h 5 m

Average

10 h 11 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

534 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Edinburgh for London every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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11:25Edinburgh, Elder Street9h05 20:30London
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£181One-way
21:50Edinburgh9h30 07:20London
0 changes
£311One-way
11:25Edinburgh, Elder Street9h35 21:00London
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£241One-way
10:45Edinburgh10h50 21:35London
0 changes
£391One-way
08:45Edinburgh11h55 20:40London
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£381One-way

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Overview: Coach from Edinburgh to London

distanceDistance330 miles (533 km)
durationAverage coach duration8 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£18 (€21)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesMegabus, Infobus, Flixbus or National Express

Coaches from Edinburgh to London cover the 330 miles (533 km) long route taking on average 8 h 45 min with our travel partners like Megabus, Infobus, Flixbus or National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £18, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £12.

Coach companies: FlixBus and National Express Edinburgh to London

FlixBus and National Express coaches will get you from Edinburgh to London from £12. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

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National Express

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.

  • Average Price: £12

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 - London 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.

    Coaches from Edinburgh to London: Journey Details

    London is often cited among the best cities in the world and offers an interesting and extensive history to those visiting. The main attractions include Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London and the London Eye. There is, however, much more to see in this metropolis.

     

    Coaches from Edinburgh to London: Coach Journey Information


    • Which bus companies go from Edinburgh to London? There are approximately 5 buses from Edinburgh to London a day, each of which is operated by National Express.

    • How long is the train from Edinburgh to London? The journey will take between 9 hours and 20 minutes with the fastest journey. The slowest journey takes 13 hours and 39 minutes.
    • When are the first and last buses of the day from Edinburgh to London? The first coach from Edinburgh to London departs at 6:30a.m. The final coach departs at 21:30p.m.
    • How often are buses from Edinburgh to London? Buses from Edinburgh to London are most frequent between 9:00a.m and 11:03a.m, there are no departures throughout the day and only one in the evening.

    Tips for Booking Cheap Coaches from Edinburgh to London


    • How far in advance to book cheap coach tickets from Edinburgh to London? The best time to book your bus from Edinburgh to London in advance is 6 weeks before departure.
    • When is the cheapest and most expensive time of day to travel by bus from Edinburgh to London? The cheapest time of day to travel by bus from Edinburgh to London is in the morning. The most expensive time of day to take the bus from Edinburgh to London is the very last bus of the day, which tends to be the night bus.

    Coach Station Info and Getting to the City Centre


    • Where do coaches from Edinburgh to London depart from? The major station in Edinburgh servicing buses from Edinburgh to London is Edinburgh bus station. The station is located in the city centre on Elder Street and is just 200 metres from the central train station, Edinburgh Weaverly which opens up connections to other major cities in the UK.
    • There are also several bus connections that be caught from the station to various locations in the city. Night transport is available with night buses or taxis.
    • Where do coaches from Edinburgh to London arrive at? The main bus station in London and the terminating point for all buses from Edinburgh to London is London Victoria Coach Station.
    • The coach station is within close proximity to the similarly named, Victoria Bus station which operates buses in and around the London area. The station is also a short walk from Victoria underground station which is served by the District, Circle and Victoria line making accessing the rest of London very easy.

    Travel Tips: Coach to London from Edinburgh

    Take the bus to London 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 Edinburgh to London.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets between Edinburgh and London for as low as £12  for the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket between Edinburgh and London is £18  one way.
    The coach distance from Edinburgh to London is around 330 miles (533 km).
    The Edinburgh to London coach duration is on average 8 h 45 min, which is to be expected when travelling 330 miles (533 km) between Edinburgh and London. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
    For the trip from Edinburgh to London you can take a coach with Megabus, Infobus, Flixbus or National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Edinburgh to London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, there are direct coaches between Edinburgh and London, and you can find a direct coach for this trip with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    If you prefer early morning coaches from Edinburgh to London, the first coach leaves at 10: 25. If you prefer late night coaches from Edinburgh to London, the last coach of the day leaves at 22: 40. Omio shows you the latest coach from Edinburgh to London times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    If you purchase a coach ticket from Edinburgh to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £18 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets between Edinburgh and London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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