Timetable London to Edinburgh

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23:00London, Victoria Coach Station9h50 08:50Edinburgh, Elder Street
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23:30London, Victoria Coach Station17h45 17:15Edinburgh, Elder Street
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The fastest buses from London to Edinburgh

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Fastest Journey

9 h 50 m

Average

13 h 47 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

534 km

Of the 2 buses that leave London for Edinburgh every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 534 km distance in an average of 13 h 47 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 9 h 50 m .

The slowest buses will take 17 h 45 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.

Fastest
23:00London, Victoria Coach Station9h50 08:50Edinburgh, Elder Street
0 changes
£621One-way
2nd Fastest
23:30London, Victoria Coach Station17h45 17:15Edinburgh, Elder Street
1 changes
£851One-way

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16 Jun
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£57National Express
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17 Jun
£83London North Eastern Railway
£35Megabus
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Fri
18 Jun
£83London North Eastern Railway
£35Megabus
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Sat
19 Jun
£135London North Eastern Railway
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£89easyJet
Sun
20 Jun
£208London North Eastern Railway
£88National Express
£74easyJet
Mon
21 Jun
£83London North Eastern Railway
£35Megabus
£66easyJet
Tue
22 Jun
£58London North Eastern Railway
£35Megabus
£60easyJet
Wed
23 Jun
£68London North Eastern Railway
£34National Express
£56easyJet
Thu
24 Jun
£83London North Eastern Railway
£35National Express
£51easyJet
Fri
25 Jun
£83London North Eastern Railway
£35National Express
£65easyJet
Sat
26 Jun
£68London North Eastern Railway
£31National Express
£63easyJet
Sun
27 Jun
£83London North Eastern Railway
£35National Express
£52easyJet
Mon
28 Jun
£68London North Eastern Railway
£35National Express
£45easyJet
Tue
29 Jun
£68London North Eastern Railway
£31National Express
£37easyJet
Wed
30 Jun
£68London North Eastern Railway
£34National Express
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Thu
1 Jul
£58London North Eastern Railway
£31National Express
£42easyJet
Fri
2 Jul
£83Avanti West Coast
£35National Express
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Sat
3 Jul
£58London North Eastern Railway
£31National Express
£59easyJet
Sun
4 Jul
£48London North Eastern Railway
£35Megabus
£39easyJet
Mon
5 Jul
£68London North Eastern Railway
£31National Express
£36easyJet
Tue
6 Jul
£48London North Eastern Railway
£33National Express
£35easyJet

The cheapest buses from London to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 17 Jun

Cheapest

£62

Average

£74

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 London to Edinburgh will cost around £ 74 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 62.

Cheapest
23:00London, Victoria Coach Station9h50 08:50Edinburgh, Elder Street
0 changes
£621One-way
2nd Cheapest
23:30London, Victoria Coach Station17h45 17:15Edinburgh, Elder Street
1 changes
£851One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Edinburgh Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
13 hours 41 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £37
Buses depart from:London
Bus arrives in:Edinburgh
Distance:534 km
Bus Companies:National Express, Megabus
Coach companies

Coach between London and Edinburgh with National Express

Travel from London to Edinburgh from £35 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable coach ride from London to Edinburgh with National Express, the UK’s leading long-distance coach operator. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi access and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so charging your phone or laptop won’t be a problem.

Omio shows you the National Express coach timetable for the London to Edinburgh journey, so you can select the best times for your upcoming journey. You can take a coach with National Express for the 330 miles (533 km) journey between London and Edinburgh with prices starting as low as £57. Select from three different ticket options: 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. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap coach between London and Edinburgh on Omio today!

These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach from London to Edinburgh:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Edinburgh
London
Amenities
London Liverpool Street Stn
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City