Leicester to Edinburgh coach

Cheap bus tickets from Leicester to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

£75

Average

£77

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.

2nd Cheapest
05:25Leicester11h50 17:15Edinburgh
1 change
£751One-way
23:55Leicester8h10 08:05Edinburgh
0 changes
£771One-way
08:55Leicester8h25 17:20Edinburgh
0 changes
£781One-way

Bus Timetable Leicester to Edinburgh

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05:25Leicester11h50 17:15Edinburgh
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08:55Leicester8h25 17:20Edinburgh
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23:55Leicester8h10 08:05Edinburgh
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Bus times from Leicester to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

8 h 10 m

Average

9 h 28 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

392 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Leicester for Edinburgh every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

2nd Fastest
23:55Leicester8h10 08:05Edinburgh
0 changes
£771One-way
08:55Leicester8h25 17:20Edinburgh
0 changes
£781One-way
05:25Leicester11h50 17:15Edinburgh
1 change
£751One-way

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Overview: Coach from Leicester to Edinburgh

distanceDistance243 miles (392 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£38 (€43)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus or National Express

Coaches from Leicester to Edinburgh cover the 243 miles (392 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 45 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £38, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Coach companies: FlixBus and National Express Leicester to Edinburgh

You can travel by coach to Edinburgh from Leicester with FlixBus and National Express for as low as £16. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: £16

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. 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 Leicester - 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.

  • Average Price: £42

Travel Tips: Coach to Edinburgh from Leicester

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Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets from Leicester to Edinburgh for as low as £16  for the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Leicester to Edinburgh coach to cost on average £38  one way.
You should expect to travel around 243 miles (392 km)  from Leicester to Edinburgh by coach.
The coach time between Leicester and Edinburgh is on average 6 h 45 min  for the 243 miles (392 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Edinburgh from Leicester by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few coach stations in Leicester to start your trip from including Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Rail Station (Stand EE) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street. In Edinburgh you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, York Place (Stop YJ).

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Leicester   and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Leicester, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Edinburgh, Elder Street, located 0.6 miles (881 m) away from the city centre.

When taking a coach from Leicester to Edinburgh, you can count on Flixbus or National Express for the best way to get you to Edinburgh. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service to Edinburgh from Leicester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
Yes, you can look for direct coaches from Leicester to Edinburgh with National Express  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
The earliest coach for this trip departs from Leicester at 05: 25. The last coach leaves from Leicester at 22: 55. Check Omio for the latest coach times from Leicester to Edinburgh and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you buy a coach ticket from Leicester to Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £38 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets between Leicester and Edinburgh are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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