The cheapest buses from York to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 28 Sep

Cheapest

£34

Average

£49

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 York to Edinburgh will cost around £ 49 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 34.

Cheapest
13:25York7h05 20:30Edinburgh
1 changes
£341One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:55York7h15 19:10Edinburgh
1 changes
£631One-way

Timetable York to Edinburgh

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11:55York7h15 19:10Edinburgh
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13:25York7h05 20:30Edinburgh
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Tue
28 Sep
£37First Transpennine Express
£34National Express
Wed
29 Sep
£36First Transpennine Express
£32National Express
Thu
30 Sep
£24First Transpennine Express
£34National Express
Fri
1 Oct
£24First Transpennine Express
£42National Express
Sat
2 Oct
£26London North Eastern Railway
£34National Express
Sun
3 Oct
£33London North Eastern Railway
£42National Express
Mon
4 Oct
£33First Transpennine Express
£34National Express
Tue
5 Oct
£26First Transpennine Express
£22National Express
Wed
6 Oct
£21First Transpennine Express
£22National Express
Thu
7 Oct
£26First Transpennine Express
£22National Express
Fri
8 Oct
£31First Transpennine Express
£32National Express
Sat
9 Oct
£26London North Eastern Railway
£26National Express
Sun
10 Oct
£26London North Eastern Railway
£39National Express
Mon
11 Oct
£30First Transpennine Express
£32National Express
Tue
12 Oct
£26First Transpennine Express
£28National Express
Wed
13 Oct
£26First Transpennine Express
£22National Express
Thu
14 Oct
£23First Transpennine Express
£22National Express
Fri
15 Oct
£31First Transpennine Express
£30National Express
Sat
16 Oct
£20London North Eastern Railway
£25National Express
Sun
17 Oct
£23First Transpennine Express
£28National Express

The fastest buses from York to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 28 Sep

Fastest Journey

7 h 5 m

Average

7 h 10 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

260 km

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

Fastest
13:25York7h05 20:30Edinburgh
1 changes
£341One-way
2nd Fastest
11:55York7h15 19:10Edinburgh
1 changes
£631One-way

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Coach Information to Edinburgh from York

distanceDistance161 miles (259 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 55 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£37 (€42)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from York to Edinburgh cover the 161 miles (259 km) long route taking on average 6 h 55 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 £32, but the average price of coach tickets is £37. Travellers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Coach companies

National Express from York to Edinburgh

Buy your official National Express coach tickets between York and Edinburgh from £32 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

National Express

Travel hassle-free from York to Edinburgh on a coach with National Express! Omio shows you National Express coach timetables and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest trip from York to Edinburgh. National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 161 miles (259 km) between York and Edinburgh on the coach and pay as low as £32 for a coach ticket.

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 York - 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. So, book your cheap National Express coach ticket from York to Edinburgh on Omio today and enjoy your journey!

National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets from York to 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 York 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 York to Edinburgh.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap coaches from York to Edinburgh?
You can find a cheap coach from York to Edinburgh for some dates and times for as low as £32  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of coach tickets between York and Edinburgh?
If you’re looking to purchase your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the York to Edinburgh coach price to come in at an average of £37  one way.
What is the distance by coach from York to Edinburgh?
The coach distance from York to Edinburgh is around 161 miles (259 km).
How many hours does it take from York to Edinburgh by coach?
While the time it takes to travel 161 miles (259 km) from York to Edinburgh can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from York to Edinburgh is on average 6 h 55 min.
What is the departure coach station in York and arrival coach station in Edinburgh?

When taking a coach from York, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including York, Train Station, York, Rail Station and York, Castle Howard (The Grounds). When you arrive in Edinburgh, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from York   to Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Where is the coach station in York to go to Edinburgh? Where is the coach station in Edinburgh located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from York and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

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

What coach companies go from York to Edinburgh?
If you're looking for coaches from York to Edinburgh, you can rely on National Express to get you to Edinburgh. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the York to Edinburgh journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When does the first coach depart from York to Edinburgh? When does the last coach depart from York to Edinburgh?
The earliest coach departing from York to Edinburgh leaves at 10: 25. The last coach departing from York to Edinburgh leaves at 12: 25. You can find the latest York to Edinburgh coach schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy York Edinburgh coach tickets to score the best deals?
If you buy York to Edinburgh coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £37. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches from York to Edinburgh. Look out for coach tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.