Cheap coach tickets from Edinburgh to London

Showing times and prices for 3 Dec

Cheapest

£17

Average

£23

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 London will cost around £ 23 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 17.

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22:15Edinburgh, Elder Street9h15 07:30London
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£171One-way
22:45Edinburgh, Elder Street9h10 07:55London
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£221One-way
11:15Edinburgh, Elder Street9h10 20:25London
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£221One-way
11:15Edinburgh, Elder Street9h45 21:00London
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£221One-way
22:45Edinburgh, Elder Street9h30 08:15London
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£221One-way

Coach timetable from Edinburgh to London

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08:45Edinburgh11h55 20:40London
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10:45Edinburgh10h50 21:35London
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11:15Edinburgh, Elder Street9h10 20:25London
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11:15Edinburgh, Elder Street9h45 21:00London
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21:50Edinburgh9h10 07:00London
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22:15Edinburgh, Elder Street9h15 07:30London
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22:45Edinburgh, Elder Street9h10 07:55London
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22:45Edinburgh, Elder Street9h30 08:15London
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Thu
2 Dec
£77London North Eastern Railway
£20Flixbus
£101easyJet
Fri
3 Dec
£88London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£90easyJet
Sat
4 Dec
£120Avanti West Coast
£17Flixbus
£65easyJet
Sun
5 Dec
£76East Coast Trains
£17Megabus
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Mon
6 Dec
£69London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£55easyJet
Tue
7 Dec
£64London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£54easyJet
Wed
8 Dec
£52Avanti West Coast
£11Megabus
£69easyJet
Thu
9 Dec
£55Avanti West Coast
£11Megabus
£39easyJet
Fri
10 Dec
£84London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
£49easyJet
Sat
11 Dec
£76East Coast Trains
£11Megabus
£49easyJet
Sun
12 Dec
£69London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
£57easyJet
Mon
13 Dec
£52Avanti West Coast
£17Megabus
£36easyJet
Tue
14 Dec
£49London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£34easyJet
Wed
15 Dec
£44Avanti West Coast
£11Megabus
£31easyJet
Thu
16 Dec
£76London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
£31easyJet
Fri
17 Dec
£64London North Eastern Railway
£22Megabus
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Sat
18 Dec
£69London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£45easyJet
Sun
19 Dec
£69London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£62easyJet
Mon
20 Dec
£77East Coast Trains
£17Megabus
£32easyJet
Tue
21 Dec
£76London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£31easyJet
Wed
22 Dec
£59London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£34easyJet

Coach times from Edinburgh to London

Showing times and prices for 3 Dec

Fastest Journey

9 h 10 m

Average

9 h 50 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

534 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Edinburgh for London every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 534 km distance in an average of 9 h 50 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 9 h 10 m .

The slowest buses will take 11 h 55 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.

21:50Edinburgh9h10 07:00London
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£231One-way
22:45Edinburgh, Elder Street9h10 07:55London
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£221One-way
11:15Edinburgh, Elder Street9h10 20:25London
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£221One-way
22:15Edinburgh, Elder Street9h15 07:30London
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£171One-way
22:45Edinburgh, Elder Street9h30 08:15London
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£221One-way

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Coach Information from Edinburgh to London

distanceDistance330 miles (533 km)
durationAverage coach duration9 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£16 (€18)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Megabus, Infobus or Eurolines Switzerland

Coaches from Edinburgh to London cover the 330 miles (533 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus, Infobus or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £11, but the average price of coach tickets is £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.

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National Express Edinburgh – London

Buy your official National Express coach tickets from Edinburgh to London from £11 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

National Express

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.

    These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach between Edinburgh and London:

    • 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.

    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

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    FAQs
    How much does a cheap coach between Edinburgh and London cost?
    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach between Edinburgh and London for the next 7 days starting from £11  one way.
    How much does the coach from Edinburgh to London cost on average?
    The Edinburgh to London coach ticket price is on average £16  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
    How far is it from Edinburgh to London by coach?
    The distance from Edinburgh to London by coach is approximately 330 miles (533 km).
    How long does it take from Edinburgh to London by coach?
    While the time it takes to travel 330 miles (533 km) between Edinburgh and London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Edinburgh to London is on average 9 h 10 min.
    When travelling by coach from Edinburgh to London, which coach station in Edinburgh do I depart from and which coach station in London do I arrive in?

    Omio customers book a coach from Edinburgh Waverley   to London, Hammersmith Bridge Road   most frequently for this route.

    Where do I find the Edinburgh coach station to London? Where is the London coach station?

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.2 miles (429 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at London, Hammersmith Bridge Road, located 4.5 miles (7.2 km) away from the city centre.

    What coach companies go from Edinburgh to London?
    When taking a coach from Edinburgh to London, you can count on National Express, Megabus, Infobus or Eurolines Switzerland for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service to London from Edinburgh and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
    Are there any direct coaches between Edinburgh and London?
    If you’re looking for a direct coach from Edinburgh to London, consider travelling with Flixbus or Megabus. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.
    How early should I book coach tickets to London from Edinburgh to score the best deals?
    You can find a coach from Edinburgh to London to cost on average £16 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Edinburgh to London coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.