Edinburgh to York coach

Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to York

Showing times and prices for 14 Aug

Cheapest

£63

Average

£63

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.

National Express
07:45Edinburgh7h38 15:23York
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£631One-way
National Express
09:45Edinburgh7h32 17:17York
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£631One-way

Bus Timetable Edinburgh to York

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07:45Edinburgh7h38 15:23York
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National Express
09:45Edinburgh7h32 17:17York
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Bus times from Edinburgh to York

Showing times and prices for 14 Aug

Fastest Journey

7 h 32 m

Average

7 h 35 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

260 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Edinburgh for York every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

National Express
09:45Edinburgh7h32 17:17York
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£631One-way
National Express
07:45Edinburgh7h38 15:23York
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£631One-way

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Overview: Coach from Edinburgh to York

distanceDistance161 miles
durationAverage coach duration7 h 8 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£58 (€66)
changesDirect coachNo
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Edinburgh to York cover the 161 miles long route taking on average 7 h 8 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £58, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £42. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in York, Train Station.

Coach companies: National Express Edinburgh to York

Travel to York from Edinburgh from £42 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

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

  • Average Price: £42

Buses from Edinburgh to York: Journey Details

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.

Taking the Bus from Edinburgh

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.

Getting into York by Bus

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.

Travel Tips: Coach to York from Edinburgh

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FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach between Edinburgh and York for as little as £42  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Edinburgh to York coach prices are on average £58  one way.
You should expect to travel around 161 miles  from Edinburgh to York by coach.
The Edinburgh to York coach duration is on average 7 h 8 min, which is to be expected when travelling 161 miles to York from Edinburgh. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Some of the Edinburgh coach stations to York you can start your journey from include Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, York Place (Stop YJ). Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in York include York, Train Station, York, Rail Station and York, Clifford Street.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arriving in York, Train Station.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in York most often arrive at York, Train Station and need to travel around 0.6 miles (891 m) from this coach station to the city centre.

If you're looking for coaches from Edinburgh to York, you can rely on National Express to get you to York. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Edinburgh to York route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
If you prefer early morning coaches from Edinburgh to York, the first coach leaves at 07: 45. If you prefer late night coaches from Edinburgh to York, the last coach of the day leaves at 09: 45. Omio shows you the latest coach from Edinburgh to York schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
If you book Edinburgh to York coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £58. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches from Edinburgh to York. Look out for coach tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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