London to Edinburgh coach

Cheap bus tickets from London to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 30 Jun

Cheapest

£19

Average

£33

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.

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09:55London9h05 19:00Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£191One-way
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09:30London9h30 19:00Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£191One-way
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08:30London10h25 18:55Edinburgh
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£231One-way
22:25London8h35 07:00Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£291One-way
22:00London9h00 07:00Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£291One-way

Bus Timetable London to Edinburgh

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08:30London10h25 18:55Edinburgh
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09:30London9h30 19:00Edinburgh, Elder Street
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09:55London9h05 19:00Edinburgh, Elder Street
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22:00London9h00 07:00Edinburgh, Elder Street
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22:25London8h35 07:00Edinburgh, Elder Street
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23:00London9h15 08:15Edinburgh, Elder Street
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23:30London17h45 17:15Edinburgh
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23:30London17h45 17:15Edinburgh
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Bus times from London to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 30 Jun

Fastest Journey

8 h 35 m

Average

11 h 25 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

534 km

Of the 8 buses that leave London for Edinburgh every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
22:25London8h35 07:00Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£291One-way
2nd Fastest
22:00London9h00 07:00Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£291One-way
09:55London9h05 19:00Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£191One-way
23:00London9h15 08:15Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£301One-way
09:30London9h30 19:00Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£191One-way

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Overview: Coach from London to Edinburgh

distanceDistance330 miles (533 km)
durationAverage coach duration8 h 35 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£17 (€19)
frequencyCoach frequency2 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 2 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesMegabus, National Express, Infobus or Flixbus

Coaches from London to Edinburgh cover the 330 miles (533 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 35 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express, Infobus or Flixbus. Normally, there are 2 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £17, but the average price of coach tickets is £17. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Coach companies: FlixBus and National Express London to Edinburgh

Travel between London and Edinburgh from £17 with Omio’s coach partners FlixBus and National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

National Express
FlixBus

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 London - 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.

    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.

    London to Edinburgh coach information with FlixBus:

    • Average Duration: 9 h
    • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

    Coaches from London to Edinburgh

    Coaches connecting London and Edinburgh depart throughout the day, 7 days of the week. They take between around 10 and 16 hours to make the journey. Most services require at least one change.

    Which coach companies travel from London to Edinburgh?

    National Express runs the coach route from London to Edinburgh. On trips that require passengers to change services, National Express operates all legs of the journey.

    How long is the coach from London to Edinburgh?

    Coaches between London and Edinburgh take up to around 16 hours to complete the journey, depending on departure time and whether or not the service incorporates any changes. The shortest trips, taking around 10 hours, are the direct services.

    How many coaches are there from London to Edinburgh?

    Passengers wanting to travel to Edinburgh from London by coach have a choice of up to 20 coaches per day. Services are spaced out throughout the day, with the first leaving early in the morning. The last service of the day departs in the late evening, arriving in Edinburgh the following morning. The majority of services require at least one change, usually at Birmingham. Some also incorporate an additional change at Glasgow. However, one or two services every day run directly between London and Edinburgh, and do not require passengers to change coach. These direct services tend to leave London in the early morning and the late evening.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from London to Edinburgh?

    Departure Bus Station: Coaches depart from London Victoria coach station. Located in central London, Victoria coach station is 300 metres from Victoria railway station, which is served by mainline rail links and London Underground's Victoria, District and Circle lines. Local buses stop directly outside Victoria coach station, and the nearest car parking is at the NCP car park on nearby Semley Place. Victoria coach station has a variety of refreshment facilities, waiting rooms and a left luggage office.

    Arrival Bus Station: All services terminate at Edinburgh bus station. Situated on Elder Street, in the centre of the city, Edinburgh bus station offers a variety of onward transport options. Local buses serve the station and the Saint Andrew Square tram stop is a short walk away. There are also several nearby public taxi ranks. The bus station itself has cycle racks, vending machines, a convenience shop and left luggage lockers.

    Travel Tips: Coach to Edinburgh from London

    Take the bus to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Edinburgh.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets between London and Edinburgh for as low as £17  for the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Edinburgh coach to cost on average £17  one way.
    You should expect to travel around 330 miles (533 km)  from London to Edinburgh by coach.
    On average the London to Edinburgh coach time is 8 h 35 min  covering the 330 miles (533 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.

    You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, London Victoria, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival coach station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh, Elder Street, is located around 0.6 miles (882 m) away from its city centre.

    If you're looking for coaches from London to Edinburgh, you can rely on Megabus, National Express, Infobus or Flixbus to get you to Edinburgh. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the London to Edinburgh route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 2 direct coaches per day from London to Edinburgh, and you can find a direct coach for this trip with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    On average, there are 2 coaches a day from London to Edinburgh. The coach times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The first coach from London to Edinburgh leaves at 07: 30   and the last coach for this leaves at 22: 30. Omio shows you the latest coach from London to Edinburgh schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this route and save money. If you buy coach tickets to Edinburgh from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £17 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your coach ticket from London to Edinburgh a few months in advance.

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