The cheapest buses from Swansea to Edinburgh

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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 Swansea to Edinburgh will cost around £ 44 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 44.

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Fastest Journey

16 h 15 m


16 h 15 m

Buses per day



484 km

It's difficult to get from Swansea to Edinburgh without changing at least once.

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Coach Information to Edinburgh from Swansea

distanceDistance300 miles (484 km)
durationAverage coach duration15 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£38 (€43)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Swansea to Edinburgh cover the 300 miles (484 km) long route taking on average 15 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £18, but the average price of coach tickets is £38. Travellers depart most frequently from Swansea and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Coach companies

National Express between Swansea and Edinburgh

Travel between Swansea and Edinburgh from £18 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 between Swansea and 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 Swansea to Edinburgh route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming journey. You can take a coach with National Express for the 300 miles (484 km) journey from Swansea to Edinburgh with prices starting as low as £18. 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 Swansea and Edinburgh on Omio today!

National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets between Swansea and Edinburgh and when travelling by coach:

  • 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.

Travel Tips

Buses from Swansea to Edinburgh
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 Swansea to Edinburgh.
How much does a cheap coach to Edinburgh from Swansea cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches from Swansea to Edinburgh to cost as little as £18  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a coach from Swansea to Edinburgh?
If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Swansea to Edinburgh coach to cost on average £38  one way.
How many miles is it from Swansea to Edinburgh by coach?
You should expect to travel around 300 miles (484 km)  to Edinburgh from Swansea by coach.
How many hours does it take from Swansea to Edinburgh by coach?
On average the Swansea to Edinburgh coach time is 15 h 20 min  covering the 300 miles (484 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure coach station in Swansea and arrival coach station in Edinburgh?

When departing from Swansea, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Swansea, West Way, Swansea, The Kingsway / Picton Lane (Digital Village) and Swansea, Quadrant Bus Station. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your journey in coach stations like Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh.

Omio customers book a coach from Swansea   to Edinburgh, Elder Street   most frequently for this route.

Where is the coach station in Swansea? Where is the coach station in Edinburgh?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Swansea and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Edinburgh, Elder Street and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the coach station to the city centre in Edinburgh.

Which coach companies can get me from Swansea to Edinburgh?
For the best Swansea to Edinburgh coach to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Swansea and Edinburgh to compare what amenities they may offer.
What time is the earliest coach from Swansea to Edinburgh? What time is the last coach from Swansea to Edinburgh?
The earliest coach departing from Swansea to Edinburgh leaves at 11: 15. The last coach departing from Swansea to Edinburgh leaves at 15: 20. You can find the latest Swansea to Edinburgh coach times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book coach tickets from Swansea to Edinburgh to score the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from Swansea to Edinburgh is on average £38 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this trip. In general, you can find coach tickets between Swansea and Edinburgh available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Swansea Quadrant Bus Station