Edinburgh to York bus

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Cheap coach tickets from Edinburgh to York

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Edinburgh to York is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
National Express
10:457h25
Edinburgh
18:10York
£591One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
National Express
08:457h14
Edinburgh
15:59York
£641One-way
1 change

Bus timetableEdinburgh to York

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National Express
08:457h14
Edinburgh
15:59York
1 change
National Express
10:457h25
Edinburgh
18:10York
1 change

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Bus times from Edinburgh to York

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Fastest Journey

7 h 14 m

Average

7 h 19 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

260 km

To travel from Edinburgh to York you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
National Express
08:457h14
Edinburgh
15:59York
£641One-way
1 change
2nd Fastest
National Express
10:457h25
Edinburgh
18:10York
£591One-way
1 change

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Overview: Coach from Edinburgh to York

distanceDistance161 miles
durationAverage coach duration4 h 12 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£50 (€57)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, CrossCountry, East Coast or TransPennine Express

Coaches from Edinburgh to York cover the 161 miles long journey taking on average 4 h 12 min with our travel partners like National Express, CrossCountry, East Coast or TransPennine Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £34, but the average price of coach tickets is £50. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arrive in York, Rail Station.

Coach companies: National Express, CrossCountry and East Coast Edinburgh to York

Find the best coaches from Edinburgh to York with Omio's travel partners National Express, CrossCountry and East Coast from £30. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next coach between Edinburgh and York you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Edinburgh to York coach information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 29 min
  • Cheapest Price: £34
  • CrossCountry frequency: 8 a day

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.

FAQs: Edinburgh to York coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Edinburgh to York with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to York.
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Cheap coach tickets from Edinburgh to York can start from as little as £34 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Edinburgh to York is £50; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The coach time to York from Edinburgh is on average 4 h 12 min   for the 161 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to York from Edinburgh by coach can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Edinburgh to York leaves at 06: 05. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Edinburgh to York leaves at 10: 45.
For the trip from Edinburgh to York you can take a coach with National Express, CrossCountry, East Coast or TransPennine Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Edinburgh to York on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Edinburgh, Bus Station, Ingliston, Edinburgh Airport - Terminal Forecourt (Stop F) and Ingliston, Edinburgh Airport. When arriving in York, you can end your route in coach stations like York, Rail Station, York, Train Station and York, Stonebow.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Edinburgh, Bus Station, which is located around 0.4 miles (687 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at York, Rail Station, located 0.5 miles (786 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to York from Edinburgh is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 12 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a coach from Edinburgh to York is March.
You have options as you can travel to York from Edinburgh 2 different ways: train or coach.

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