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1 h 16 m
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Of the 92 buses that leave Glasgow for Edinburgh every day 92 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 67 km distance in an average of 1 h 16 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 48 m .
The slowest buses will take 1 h 50 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.
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 Glasgow to Edinburgh will cost around £ 8 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 5.
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|Avg. Bus Duration|
1 hours 21 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||£6|
|Buses depart from:||Glasgow|
|Bus arrives in:||Edinburgh|
|Bus Companies:||National Express, Megabus|
Travel from Glasgow to Edinburgh from £5 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.
Travel hassle-free from Glasgow to Edinburgh on a coach with National Express! Omio shows you National Express coach timetables and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest route between Glasgow and Edinburgh. National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 41 miles (66 km) from Glasgow to Edinburgh on the coach and pay as low as £9 for a coach ticket.
All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Glasgow - Edinburgh coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to. So, book your cheap National Express coach ticket between Glasgow and Edinburgh on Omio today and enjoy your trip!
National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets between Glasgow and Edinburgh and when travelling by coach:
As the capital of Scotland and one of the most popular cities in the UK, Edinburgh is rich in history and culture. The city is very picturesque with a mixture of both Victorian and Georgian architecture. Edinburgh's beautiful old town is centred around the Royal Mile, where most of the main sights can be seen. One of the highlights of the year is the annual Edinburgh Fringe festival which sees plenty of music, comedy and theatre across various city venues and on the streets. A visit to the impressive Edinburgh castle is a must.
Coach services are operated by National Express.
On average, National Express offers 50 bus service a day between the two Scottish cities.
The average journey duration takes between 1 hour 11 minutes. The fastest journey time is 1 hour and 5 minutes, and the slowest is 1 hour and 20 minutes.
The very first bus of the day departs at 4:00 a.m, and the last bus of the day departs at 22:30 p.m.
Glasgow Buchanan bus station, which is next to Glasgow Queen Street railway station, is where buses from Glasgow to Edinburgh set off from. The bus station is a short walk to the north of Glasgow Central railway station, however, a shuttle bus is also on hand to ferry passengers from one station to another. Buchanan bus station is the largest bus station in Scotland and from there it's possible to take buses to Edinburgh Airport and Aberdeen.
The bus station is well-connected to the public transport network. Regular services between Monday and Friday end at around midnight; there are night buses on the weekend.
Buses from Glasgow to Edinburgh arrive at Edinburgh Bus Station, situated in the city centre, just 200 metres from Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station. From there, many of the main sights in Edinburgh are well within walking distance, including the castle. Edinburgh's public transport network is extensive and tram and bus stops are near to the coach station. Night bus services and taxis are also available.
When taking the coach to Edinburgh from Glasgow, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Glasgow, Buchanan and Glasgow, Hampden Park. Your trip can end in coach stations such as Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Glasgow Central and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their coaches from Glasgow Central and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.
Passengers arriving in Edinburgh most often arrive at Edinburgh, Elder Street and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.
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