Reading to Edinburgh bus

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Cheap coach tickets from Reading to Edinburgh

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The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Reading to Edinburgh is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

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Bus times from Reading to Edinburgh

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Fastest Journey

12 h 50 m


12 h 50 m

Buses per day



521 km

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

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Overview: Coach from Reading to Edinburgh

distanceDistance322 miles
durationAverage coach duration12 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£50 (€56)
changesDirect coachNo
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or FlixBus

Coaches from Reading to Edinburgh cover the 322 miles long route taking on average 12 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express or FlixBus. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £50, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Reading, Bagnall Way / Trooper Potts Way and arrive in Edinburgh, Bus Station.

Coach companies: National Express and FlixBus Reading to Edinburgh

Buy your official National Express and FlixBus coach tickets between Reading and Edinburgh from £18 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

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.

Reading to Edinburgh coach information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 12 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: £18

FAQs: Reading to Edinburgh coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Reading to Edinburgh with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Reading to Edinburgh.
Cheap coach tickets from Reading to Edinburgh can start from as little as £18 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Reading to Edinburgh is £50; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Reading to Edinburgh coach travel time is 12 h 5 min   for the 322 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Reading to Edinburgh leaves at 04: 40. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Reading to Edinburgh leaves at 21: 00.
For the best Reading to Edinburgh coach to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express or FlixBus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Reading and Edinburgh to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Reading, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Reading, Bagnall Way / Trooper Potts Way, Reading, Blagrave Street (RailAir Lounge) and Reading, Station North Interchange (Stop NE). When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your route in coach stations like Edinburgh, Bus Station, Ingliston, Edinburgh Airport - Terminal Forecourt (Stop F) and Ingliston, Edinburgh Airport.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Reading, Bagnall Way / Trooper Potts Way, which is located around 0.5 miles (848 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Edinburgh, Bus Station, located 0.4 miles (687 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a coach from Reading to Edinburgh is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Reading to Edinburgh including taking a train, coach or flight.

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