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Cheap coach tickets from Glasgow to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 16 Jul

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Megabus
12:151h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
13:38Edinburgh
£71One-way
0 changes
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Megabus
14:301h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
15:53Edinburgh
£71One-way
0 changes
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Megabus
11:151h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
12:38Edinburgh
£71One-way
0 changes
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Megabus
10:301h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:53Edinburgh
£71One-way
0 changes
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Megabus
21:001h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
22:23Edinburgh
£71One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableGlasgow to Edinburgh

Showing buses for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 July
Megabus
00:001h27
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
01:27Edinburgh
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Megabus
00:001h05
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
01:05Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
01:001h27
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
02:27Edinburgh
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Megabus
01:001h05
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
02:05Edinburgh
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Megabus
02:001h05
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
03:05Edinburgh
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Megabus
02:001h27
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
03:27Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
03:001h05
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
04:05Edinburgh
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Megabus
03:001h27
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
04:27Edinburgh
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Megabus
04:001h29
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
05:29Edinburgh
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Megabus
04:001h05
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
05:05Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
04:301h20
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
05:50Edinburgh
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Megabus
04:450h59
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
05:44Edinburgh
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Megabus
05:001h22
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
06:22Edinburgh
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Megabus
05:150h59
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
06:14Edinburgh
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Megabus
05:301h19
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
06:49Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
05:451h19
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
07:04Edinburgh
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Megabus
05:450h59
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
06:44Edinburgh
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Megabus
06:001h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
07:23Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
06:151h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
07:16Edinburgh
0 changes
FlixBus
06:157h10
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
13:25Edinburgh
1 change
Megabus
06:151h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
07:38Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
06:301h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
07:53Edinburgh
0 changes
FlixBus
06:351h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
08:05Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
06:401h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
07:41Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
06:451h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
08:08Edinburgh
0 changes
FlixBus
06:554h35
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:30Edinburgh
1 change
FlixBus
06:555h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
12:25Edinburgh
1 change
FlixBus
06:552h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
09:25Edinburgh
1 change
Megabus
07:001h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
08:23Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
07:101h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
08:11Edinburgh
0 changes
FlixBus
07:156h10
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
13:25Edinburgh
1 change
Megabus
07:151h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
08:38Edinburgh
0 changes
National Express
07:201h20
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
08:40Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
07:251h55
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
09:20Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
07:301h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
08:53Edinburgh
0 changes
FlixBus
07:451h10
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
08:55Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
07:451h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
09:08Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
08:001h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
09:23Edinburgh
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FlixBus
08:051h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
09:35Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
08:151h28
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
09:43Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
08:251h55
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
10:20Edinburgh
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Megabus
08:301h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
09:53Edinburgh
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Megabus
08:451h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
09:46Edinburgh
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Megabus
08:451h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
10:08Edinburgh
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Megabus
09:001h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
10:23Edinburgh
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Megabus
09:151h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
10:16Edinburgh
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Megabus
09:151h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
10:38Edinburgh
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FlixBus
09:154h10
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
13:25Edinburgh
1 change
Megabus
09:251h55
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:20Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
09:301h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
10:53Edinburgh
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Megabus
09:451h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
10:46Edinburgh
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Megabus
09:451h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:08Edinburgh
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Megabus
10:001h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:23Edinburgh
0 changes
FlixBus
10:153h10
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
13:25Edinburgh
1 change
Megabus
10:151h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:38Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
10:251h55
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
12:20Edinburgh
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Megabus
10:301h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:53Edinburgh
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Megabus
10:451h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:46Edinburgh
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Megabus
10:451h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
12:08Edinburgh
0 changes
FlixBus
10:558h00
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
18:55Edinburgh
1 change
FlixBus
10:556h05
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
17:00Edinburgh
1 change
Megabus
11:001h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
12:23Edinburgh
0 changes
FlixBus
11:051h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
12:35Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
11:151h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
12:16Edinburgh
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Megabus
11:151h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
12:38Edinburgh
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Megabus
11:251h55
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
13:20Edinburgh
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Megabus
11:301h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
12:53Edinburgh
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Megabus
11:451h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
13:08Edinburgh
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Megabus
11:451h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
12:46Edinburgh
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Megabus
12:001h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
13:23Edinburgh
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Megabus
12:151h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
13:38Edinburgh
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Megabus
12:151h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
13:16Edinburgh
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Megabus
12:251h55
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
14:20Edinburgh
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Megabus
12:301h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
13:53Edinburgh
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FlixBus
12:351h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
14:05Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
12:451h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
14:08Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
12:451h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
13:46Edinburgh
0 changes
FlixBus
12:556h00
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
18:55Edinburgh
1 change
FlixBus
12:554h05
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
17:00Edinburgh
1 change
Megabus
13:001h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
14:23Edinburgh
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FlixBus
13:157h10
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
20:25Edinburgh
1 change
Megabus
13:151h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
14:38Edinburgh
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Megabus
13:151h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
14:16Edinburgh
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Megabus
13:251h55
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
15:20Edinburgh
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Megabus
13:301h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
14:53Edinburgh
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Megabus
13:451h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
14:46Edinburgh
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Megabus
13:451h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
15:08Edinburgh
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Megabus
14:001h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
15:23Edinburgh
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FlixBus
14:156h10
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
20:25Edinburgh
1 change
Megabus
14:151h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
15:38Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
14:151h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
15:16Edinburgh
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Megabus
14:251h55
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
16:20Edinburgh
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Megabus
14:301h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
15:53Edinburgh
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Megabus
14:451h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
15:46Edinburgh
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Megabus
14:451h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
16:08Edinburgh
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Megabus
15:001h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
16:23Edinburgh
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FlixBus
15:155h10
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
20:25Edinburgh
1 change
Megabus
15:151h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
16:16Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
15:151h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
16:38Edinburgh
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Megabus
15:251h55
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
17:20Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
15:301h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
16:53Edinburgh
0 changes
FlixBus
15:351h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
17:05Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
15:451h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
17:08Edinburgh
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Megabus
15:451h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
16:46Edinburgh
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Megabus
16:001h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
17:23Edinburgh
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FlixBus
16:101h20
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
17:30Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
16:151h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
17:16Edinburgh
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Megabus
16:151h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
17:38Edinburgh
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FlixBus
16:154h10
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
20:25Edinburgh
1 change
Megabus
16:252h00
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
18:25Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
16:301h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
17:53Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
16:451h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
17:46Edinburgh
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Megabus
16:451h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
18:08Edinburgh
0 changes
FlixBus
16:556h35
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
23:30Edinburgh
1 change
FlixBus
16:554h05
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
21:00Edinburgh
1 change
Megabus
17:001h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
18:23Edinburgh
0 changes
FlixBus
17:051h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
18:35Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
17:151h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
18:38Edinburgh
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Megabus
17:151h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
18:16Edinburgh
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Megabus
17:252h00
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
19:25Edinburgh
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Megabus
17:301h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
18:53Edinburgh
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Megabus
17:451h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
19:08Edinburgh
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Megabus
17:451h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
18:46Edinburgh
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Megabus
18:001h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
19:23Edinburgh
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Megabus
18:151h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
19:38Edinburgh
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Megabus
18:151h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
19:16Edinburgh
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Megabus
18:301h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
19:53Edinburgh
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Megabus
18:451h01
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
19:46Edinburgh
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Megabus
19:001h28
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
20:28Edinburgh
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FlixBus
19:151h20
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
20:35Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
19:251h42
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
21:07Edinburgh
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Megabus
19:301h21
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
20:51Edinburgh
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Megabus
19:450h58
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
20:43Edinburgh
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National Express
19:551h05
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
21:00Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
20:001h21
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
21:21Edinburgh
0 changes
FlixBus
20:051h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
21:35Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
20:301h21
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
21:51Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
20:450h58
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
21:43Edinburgh
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Megabus
21:001h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
22:23Edinburgh
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FlixBus
21:151h15
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
22:30Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
21:301h21
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
22:51Edinburgh
0 changes
FlixBus
21:302h55
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
00:25Edinburgh
1 change
FlixBus
21:351h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
23:05Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
21:450h58
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
22:43Edinburgh
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Megabus
22:001h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
23:23Edinburgh
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Megabus
22:301h21
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
23:51Edinburgh
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Megabus
23:001h05
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
00:05Edinburgh
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Megabus
23:001h27
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
00:27Edinburgh
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Megabus
23:301h19
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
00:49Edinburgh
0 changes

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Bus times from Glasgow to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 16 Jul

Fastest Journey

58 m

Average

1 h 48 m

Buses per day

149

Distance

67 km

Of the 149 buses that leave Glasgow for Edinburgh every day 131 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Megabus
21:450h58
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
22:43Edinburgh
£141One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Megabus
20:450h58
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
21:43Edinburgh
£141One-way
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Fastest
Megabus
19:450h58
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
20:43Edinburgh
£141One-way
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Megabus
04:450h59
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
05:44Edinburgh
£141One-way
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Megabus
05:450h59
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
06:44Edinburgh
£141One-way
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Overview: Coach from Glasgow to Edinburgh

distanceDistance41 miles
durationAverage coach duration1 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£6 (€7)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesMegabus, National Express, FlixBus, TransPennine Express or ScotRail

Coaches from Glasgow to Edinburgh cover the 41 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 10 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express, FlixBus, TransPennine Express or ScotRail. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £6, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £4. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Edinburgh, Bus Station.

Coach companies: Megabus, National Express and FlixBus Glasgow to Edinburgh

You can travel by coach between Glasgow and Edinburgh with Megabus, National Express and FlixBus for as low as £4. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

ScotRail from Glasgow to Edinburgh coach information:

  • Average Duration: 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: £11
  • ScotRail frequency: 49 a day

Buses from Glasgow to Edinburg

Glasgow is one of the largest cities of Scotland, famous for its architecture, whiskey, and shipbuilding. The cities main bus terminus is Buchanan Bus station. Here you can find connections for buses from Glasgow to Edinburgh, and from all around the United Kingdom, including routes from Glasgow airport to Edinburgh bus stops. The other two main stations are Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central and connect to Buchanan Bus Station via the Glasgow Stations Link Bus. The link bus services all three stations. Other cities that connect to Glasgow by bus from Buchanan Bus Terminus are Aberdeen, Plymouth, Birmingham, London, Blackpool, Inverness, Dundee, Ayr, Largs, Fort William, Hamilton, Bournemouth, Torrance, Paisley, Greenock, Oban, Letterkenny, Falkirk, and Belfast.

Megabus from Glasgow to Edinburg

Megabus is a bus company that services long-distance trips throughout the United Kingdom, and connects buses from Glasgow to Edinburgh. It has five main hubs that connect buses to destinations in Britain. The main endpoints are London Victoria Coach Station, Sheffield Meadowhall Interchange, Leeds City Bus Station, Manchester Shudehill Interchange, and Glasgow Buchanan bus station. Other stations it uses along the way include the University of West England, Newcastle Upon Tyne Central Library, and Aberdeen Union Square Bus Station.

Citylink from Glasgow to Edinburg

Citylink is a Scottish bus company with headquarters in Glasgow, that services long-distance trips throughout England, Scotland, and Ireland. It has seven main hubs that connect buses to destinations in the United Kingdom, including buses from Glasgow to Edinburgh. The main endpoints are Inverness, Dundee, Perth, Stirling, Buchanan Bus Station, Edinburgh Bus Station, and Union Square Shopping Centre.

Glasgow Selfie. Source: Shutterstock

National Express from Glasgow to Edinburg

National Express is a British bus company with headquarters in Birmingham, that services long-distance trips throughout the United Kingdom including trips from Glasgow airport to Edinburgh bus stops. It has endpoints all over the United Kingdom, with multiple endpoints in many cities. These cities include London, Ipswich, Bradford, Oxford, Norwich, Cambridge, Bristol, Bath, Manchester, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Liverpool, Glasgow, Halifax, Cardiff, Derby, and Edinburgh. It also offers direct airport services from Heathrow to Birmingham, Swansea, Southsea, Poole, Wolverhampton, Nottingham, and Bradford. And services from Stansted Airport to Birmingham, Oxford, London, and London Stratford.

Main bus stations in Glasgow

There are three main bus stations in Glasgow, that service routes in Scotland and the United Kingdom, including Glasgow airport to Edinburgh bus stations. These are Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, and Buchanan Bus station which is the bus terminus. These three are accessible to each other by the bus link service. Each of these is located centrally in the Glasgow city centre, with Glasgow Central being the closes to the river, Glasgow Queen Street in the middle, and Buchanan Bus Station towards the outskirts of the city. Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central are both utilised as train stations, and provide more facilities than Buchanan Bus Station. Glasgow Central has the most amenities to offer as it is Scotland’s second-busiest station and the 11th busiest in the United Kingdom. There are food, drink, and retail outlets available, as well as free Wi-Fi, lost property, accessibility services, change rooms, showers, trolleys, a post box, a photo booth, and ATMs available at Glasgow Central.

Onboard facilities from Glasgow to Edinburg

Onboard the Megabus there are services to ensure a more comfortable journey. The services available include seat reservation, guaranteed seating, extra legroom seats, free Wi-Fi, charging points, toilets, air conditioning, and around 44 lbs (20 kg) luggage allowance. Onboard Citylink buses you also have guaranteed seating, an onboard toilet, free Wi-Fi, reclining seats, and two medium-sized pieces of about 44 lbs (20 kg) luggage. The National Express onboard amenities include a guaranteed seat, free Wi-Fi, charging points, air conditioning, a piece of hand luggage, and around two bags weighing 44 lbs (20 kg).

To Edinburgh by bus—travel tips

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and well known for its numerous castles, monuments, and parks. Edinburgh is also known as a UNESCO site for the City of Literature. In the Princes Street Gardens, there is a monument to Sir Walter Scott’s. This monument is the largest in the world dedicated to a writer, easy to see why it is the world’s City of Literature. To get a good look at the city head for somewhere with a high view. You can climb to Arthur’s Seat on the top of an extinct volcano, which is 820 feet (251 m) above sea level, and survey the city’s sites.

Alternatively, you can see the city from Calton Hill, which features some of Edinburgh’s most famous national monuments. Also on the top of a volcanic peak is the Edinburgh Castle. This is a famous and historic icon and a landmark of Scotland, which is a part of Edinburgh's World Heritage Site. To get around Edinburgh and see these sites is relatively straightforward and easy. The city has a simple and easy to use public transport system which uses trams and buses. There’s the Transport for Edinburgh (TFE) app which you can download from the Apple Store and Android Play Store.

The app provides you with a lot of information for Edinburgh Trams and Lothian Buses. It includes information on departures, proximity to different stops, live tram and buses, and step by step journey navigation. You can save your most used journeys as favourites and share them with your friends and family. The app allows you to share your journey even with people who don’t have the app downloaded.

Edinburgh is a lively city, always brimming with events and festivals, and is internationally known as the festival city. The festivals occur all year round, with one specials and seasonal events, always updating its events and showing something of interest. The festivals include a range of arts, with specialities in each field. There’s the art festival, literature festival, performance festival, science festival, comedy festival, jazz festival, film festival, tattoo festival, a storytelling festival, and much more. The festivals are often held in the New Town, with close proximity to the Old Town.

Edinburgh also has a rich history which you can learn about while strolling down the cobblestoned, medieval streets in the Edinburgh Old Town. The Royal Mile is the main street where you’ll see the home of Mary, Queen of Scots at Holyrood Palace, and close by is the Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, which features optical illusions and with an old-fashioned rooftop projector. A short walk away you’ll find the Scotch Whisky Experience. This is a distillery tour offering a restaurant and a masterclass. For history buffs, you can learn about Edinburgh’s underneath hidden streets with the Mary King’s Close tour or if you love museums head over to the National Museum of Scotland. For fans of movies, you can plan a day trip to various Harry Potter filming locations, featuring iconic scenes and landscapes.

Glasgow Sunrise. Source: Shutterstock

Bus tickets from Glasgow to Edinburg

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FAQs: Glasgow to Edinburgh coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh 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 Glasgow to Edinburgh.
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Cheap coach tickets from Glasgow to Edinburgh can start from as little as £4 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Glasgow to Edinburgh is £6; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Glasgow to Edinburgh coach travel time is 1 h 10 min   for the 41 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Glasgow to Edinburgh leaves at 06: 45. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Glasgow to Edinburgh leaves at 23: 00.
For the journey from Glasgow to Edinburgh you can take a coach with Megabus, National Express, FlixBus, TransPennine Express or ScotRail. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services to Edinburgh from Glasgow on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Glasgow, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Caledonia Way (Airport Terminal 1) and Glasgow, Bothwell Street / Hope Street. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your journey in coach stations like Edinburgh, Bus Station, Ingliston, Edinburgh Airport - Terminal Forecourt (Stop F) and Ingliston, Edinburgh Airport.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Edinburgh, Bus Station, located 0.4 miles (687 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Edinburgh from Glasgow is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 10 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Glasgow to Edinburgh by coach is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Edinburgh from Glasgow including taking a train or coach.

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