|Distance||161 miles (259 km)|
|Average coach duration||7 h|
|Average coach ticket price||£65 (€72)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from Edinburgh to York cover the 161 miles (259 km) long route taking on average 7 h with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £64, but the average price of coach tickets is £65. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in York, Train Station.
Find the best coaches from Edinburgh to York with Omio's travel partners National Express from £64. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
If you’re thinking of taking a coach from Edinburgh to York, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express coach, you can expect to travel 161 miles (259 km) from Edinburgh to York and pay as low as £64 if you book in advance.
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 York, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express coach timetable between Edinburgh and York, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap coach tickets on Omio today!
National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets from Edinburgh to York and when travelling by coach:
There is one bus a day from Edinburgh to York, departing in the mid-morning, a direct service operated by National Express. The journey lasts 4 hours and 5 minutes. The service runs seven days a week, but tickets cost slightly more on Sundays.
Buses from Edinburgh to York depart from the main bus station on Elder Street in the city centre, close to Princes Street and a few hundred metres from Waverley train station. The St James shopping mall is 3 minutes away on foot, and the Scottish National Gallery and Edinburgh Old Town are ½ km to the south. It takes about 25 minutes to reach the station from the suburbs of Newcraighall and Danderhall and about 15 minutes from the Ocean Terminal and the BT Murrayfield Stadium. Buses from Glasgow, Aberdeen, Inverness and Dundee also call in at the Elder Street station. In addition, the express service from Edinburgh airport stops nearby on Waverley Bridge.
York can trace its origins back to Roman Britain, and its 13th century cathedral, Medieval town walls and tangle of winding lanes make it one of the most picturesque destinations in the north of England. Buses from Edinburgh to York drop off their passengers on Leeman Road, near the main railway station and bus interchange. The National Railway Museum, York Minster, the JORVIK Viking Centre, Clifford's Tower, the York Castle Museum and the other attractions of the town's compact historic centre are all easily walkable from this point of arrival. From the bus interchange, it's a 10 minute trip to Foxwood Lane and 30 minutes to the University of York, and there are also regular links to Leeds, Scarborough and Hull. On race days, a direct service runs between the interchange and York Racecourse from mid-morning to early evening.
When taking the coach from Edinburgh to York, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh. Your journey can end in coach stations such as York, Train Station, York, Rail Station and York, Castle Howard (The Grounds).
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in York, Train Station.
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 York, Train Station, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.
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