The cheapest buses from Edinburgh to London

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Cheapest

£13

Average

£20

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 £ 20 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 13.

Cheapest
22:45Edinburgh, Elder Street9h30 08:15London
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£131One-way
Cheapest
22:45Edinburgh, Elder Street9h10 07:55London
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£131One-way
2nd Cheapest
22:15Edinburgh, Elder Street9h15 07:30London
0 changes
£141One-way
08:45Edinburgh11h55 20:40London
1 changes
£181One-way
21:50Edinburgh9h30 07:20London
0 changes
£231One-way

Timetable Edinburgh to London

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08:45Edinburgh11h55 20:40London
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10:45Edinburgh10h50 21:35London
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11:15Edinburgh, Elder Street9h45 21:00London
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11:15Edinburgh, Elder Street9h10 20:25London
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20:35Edinburgh10h05 06:40London
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21:50Edinburgh9h30 07:20London
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22:15Edinburgh, Elder Street9h15 07:30London
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22:45Edinburgh, Elder Street9h30 08:15London
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22:45Edinburgh, Elder Street9h10 07:55London
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Tue
21 Sep
£59London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£113easyJet
Wed
22 Sep
£84London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
£63easyJet
Thu
23 Sep
£84London North Eastern Railway
£16National Express
£59easyJet
Fri
24 Sep
£88London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£63British Airways
Sat
25 Sep
£84London North Eastern Railway
£13Megabus
£85British Airways
Sun
26 Sep
£88London North Eastern Railway
£22Megabus
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Mon
27 Sep
£77London North Eastern Railway
£13Megabus
£44easyJet
Tue
28 Sep
£69London North Eastern Railway
£13Megabus
£44easyJet
Wed
29 Sep
£127London North Eastern Railway
£13Megabus
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Thu
30 Sep
£69London North Eastern Railway
£13Megabus
£44easyJet
Fri
1 Oct
£84London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
£113British Airways
Sat
2 Oct
£59London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
£65easyJet
Sun
3 Oct
£84London North Eastern Railway
£12Megabus
£59easyJet
Mon
4 Oct
£127London North Eastern Railway
£13Megabus
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Tue
5 Oct
£69London North Eastern Railway
£13Megabus
£36easyJet
Wed
6 Oct
£54London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
£36easyJet
Thu
7 Oct
£69London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
£36easyJet
Fri
8 Oct
£84London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
Find prices
Sat
9 Oct
£59London North Eastern Railway
£12Megabus
£90easyJet
Sun
10 Oct
£84London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
£127easyJet
Mon
11 Oct
£51London North Eastern Railway
£13Megabus
£43easyJet

The fastest buses from Edinburgh to London

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Fastest Journey

9 h 10 m

Average

9 h 54 m

Buses per day

9

Distance

534 km

Of the 9 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 54 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.

Fastest
11:15Edinburgh, Elder Street9h10 20:25London
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£241One-way
Fastest
22:45Edinburgh, Elder Street9h10 07:55London
0 changes
£131One-way
2nd Fastest
22:15Edinburgh, Elder Street9h15 07:30London
0 changes
£141One-way
22:45Edinburgh, Elder Street9h30 08:15London
0 changes
£131One-way
21:50Edinburgh9h30 07:20London
0 changes
£231One-way

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Coach Information between Edinburgh and London

distanceDistance330 miles (533 km)
durationAverage coach duration9 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£15 (€17)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Megabus, Infobus or Eurolines Switzerland

Coaches from Edinburgh to London cover the 330 miles (533 km) long route 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 route for as low as £11, but the average price of coach tickets is £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.

Coach companies

National Express coaches from Edinburgh to London

Find the best coaches between Edinburgh and London with Omio's travel partners National Express from £11. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

National Express

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 between Edinburgh and London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach from Edinburgh to 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
    What is the price of the cheapest coach between Edinburgh and London?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach between Edinburgh and London for as little as £11  in the next 7 days.
    How much is a coach ticket from Edinburgh to London?
    If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Edinburgh to London coach prices are on average £15  one way.
    How far is it from Edinburgh to London by coach?
    The Edinburgh to London coach distance is approximately 330 miles (533 km).
    How long is the coach journey between Edinburgh and London?
    On average the coach from Edinburgh to London duration is 9 h 10 min  for the 330 miles (533 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
    What is the departure coach station in Edinburgh and arrival coach station in London?

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.

    Where is the coach station in Edinburgh to go to London? Where is the coach station in London located?

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at London, Victoria Coach Station, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre.

    Which coach companies can take me from Edinburgh to London?
    Take the Edinburgh to London coach with National Express, Megabus, Infobus or Eurolines Switzerland. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the route between Edinburgh and London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Are there any direct coaches between Edinburgh and London?
    Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Edinburgh to London on Omio with National Express or Megabus, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your coach ticket.
    What time is the earliest coach from Edinburgh to London? What time is the last coach from Edinburgh to London?
    The first Edinburgh to London coach departs at 20: 50   and the last coach from Edinburgh to London leaves at 21: 45. Check out the most up-to-date Edinburgh to London coach times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    How early should I buy coach tickets to London from Edinburgh to score the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this route and save money. If you book coach tickets to London from Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £15 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your coach ticket from Edinburgh to London a few months in advance.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    London
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.