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19:45Glasgow, Buchanan1h 5m 20:50Edinburgh, Elder Street
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18:35Glasgow, Buchanan1h 10m 19:45Edinburgh, Elder Street
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06:30Glasgow, Buchanan1h 10m 07:40Edinburgh, Elder Street
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08:40Glasgow, Buchanan1h 15m 09:55Edinburgh, Elder Street
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May 25
£14Scotrail
£6National Express
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May 26
£14Scotrail
£6National Express
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May 27
£14Scotrail
£3National Express
Tue
May 28
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Wed
May 29
£16Scotrail
£3National Express
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May 30
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
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May 31
£16Scotrail
£3National Express
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Jun 1
£14Scotrail
£6National Express
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Jun 2
£14Scotrail
£3National Express
Mon
Jun 3
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Tue
Jun 4
£16Scotrail
£3National Express
Wed
Jun 5
£16Scotrail
£4National Express
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Jun 6
£16Scotrail
£3National Express
Fri
Jun 7
£16Scotrail
£4National Express
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Jun 8
£14Scotrail
£3National Express
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Jun 9
£14Scotrail
£5National Express
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Jun 10
£16Scotrail
£3National Express
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Jun 11
£16Scotrail
£4National Express
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Jun 12
£16Scotrail
£3National Express
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Jun 13
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
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Jun 14
£16Scotrail
£3National Express

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Journey Summary

Glasgow to Edinburgh Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
1 hours 7 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £4
Buses depart from:Glasgow
Bus arrives in:Edinburgh
Distance:67 km
BusBus Companies:National Express

Buses from Glasgow to Edinburgh: Journey Details

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.

Which coach companies go from Glasgow to Edinburgh?

Coach services are operated by National Express.

How many bus services a day are there from Glasgow to Edinburgh?

On average, National Express offers 50 bus service a day between the two Scottish cities.

How long is the bus journey from Glasgow to Edinburgh?

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.

When is the first and last bus of the day?

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.

Where do buses from Glasgow to Edinbugh depart from?

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.

Where do buses from Glasgow to Edinburgh arrive at?

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.

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Best fares for buses from Glasgow to Edinburgh

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Mon, May 27
Bus
National Express
17:351h 10m18:45
GlasgowEdinburgh
Tue, May 28
Bus
National Express
05:301h 10m06:40
GlasgowEdinburgh
Wed, May 29
Bus
National Express
17:351h 10m18:45
GlasgowEdinburgh
Fastest Buses from Glasgow to Edinburgh by duration
Thu, May 30
Bus
National Express
18:451h 5m19:50
GlasgowEdinburgh
Sat, Jun 1
Bus
National Express
18:451h 5m19:50
GlasgowEdinburgh
Wed, Jun 5
Bus
National Express
19:251h 5m20:30
GlasgowEdinburgh
Return Journeys for Buses from Edinburgh to Glasgow
Mon, May 27
Bus
National Express
08:251h 10m09:35
EdinburghGlasgow
Tue, May 28
Bus
National Express
17:251h 5m18:30
EdinburghGlasgow
Wed, May 29
Bus
National Express
08:251h 10m09:35
EdinburghGlasgow
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Edinburgh
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.

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