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London to Edinburgh

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08:00London, Victoria Coach Station10h25 18:25Edinburgh, Elder Street
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10:00London, Victoria Coach Station11h30 21:30Edinburgh, Elder Street
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19:00London, Victoria Coach Station12h40 07:40Edinburgh, Elder Street
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22:30London, Victoria Coach Station9h30 08:00Edinburgh, Elder Street
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The fastest buses

from London
to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Sep 17

Fastest Journey

9 h 30 m

Average

11 h 1 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

534 km

Of the 4 bus that leave London for Edinburgh every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct bus cover the 534 km distance in an average of 11 h 1 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 9 h 30 m .

The slowest bus will take 12 h 40 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.

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22:30London, Victoria Coach Station9h30 08:00Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£431One-way
2nd Fastest
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08:00London, Victoria Coach Station10h25 18:25Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£341One-way
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10:00London, Victoria Coach Station11h30 21:30Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£371One-way
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19:00London, Victoria Coach Station12h40 07:40Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£361One-way

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Mon
Sep 16
Find prices
£43National Express
£100easyJet
Tue
Sep 17
£80London North Eastern Railway
£34National Express
£72British Airways
Wed
Sep 18
£50London North Eastern Railway
£19National Express
£57easyJet
Thu
Sep 19
£81London North Eastern Railway
£27National Express
£73easyJet
Fri
Sep 20
£81London North Eastern Railway
£25National Express
£84easyJet
Sat
Sep 21
£81London North Eastern Railway
£27National Express
£81Ryanair
Sun
Sep 22
£81London North Eastern Railway
£27National Express
£56Ryanair
Mon
Sep 23
£80London North Eastern Railway
£22National Express
£51easyJet
Tue
Sep 24
£66London North Eastern Railway
£19National Express
£51easyJet
Wed
Sep 25
£66London North Eastern Railway
£19National Express
£47easyJet
Thu
Sep 26
£81London North Eastern Railway
£19National Express
£47easyJet
Fri
Sep 27
£81London North Eastern Railway
£27National Express
£85easyJet
Sat
Sep 28
£28London North Eastern Railway
£19National Express
£89easyJet
Sun
Sep 29
£28London North Eastern Railway
£22National Express
£52Flybe
Mon
Sep 30
£80London North Eastern Railway
£19National Express
£45easyJet
Tue
Oct 1
£66London North Eastern Railway
£19National Express
£36Flybe
Wed
Oct 2
£28London North Eastern Railway
£13National Express
£36Flybe
Thu
Oct 3
£28London North Eastern Railway
£15National Express
£36Ryanair
Fri
Oct 4
£77Virgin Trains
£17National Express
£60Ryanair
Sat
Oct 5
£37London North Eastern Railway
£13National Express
£37Ryanair
Sun
Oct 6
£28London North Eastern Railway
£16National Express
£36Ryanair

The cheapest buses

from London
to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Sep 17

Cheapest

£34

Average

£37

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Edinburgh will cost around £ 37 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 34.

Cheapest
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08:00London, Victoria Coach Station10h25 18:25Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£341One-way
2nd Cheapest
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19:00London, Victoria Coach Station12h40 07:40Edinburgh, Elder Street
1 change
£361One-way
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10:00London, Victoria Coach Station11h30 21:30Edinburgh, Elder Street
1 change
£371One-way
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22:30London, Victoria Coach Station9h30 08:00Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£431One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Edinburgh Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
10 hours 19 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £15
Buses depart from:London
Bus arrives in:Edinburgh
Distance:534 km
BusBus Companies:National Express

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
BusLondon

Amenities

BusLondon Liverpool Street Stn

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

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