Bus from Birmingham to Edinburgh

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What is the cheapest bus from Birmingham to Edinburgh? Which coach is the fastest? Compare all connections and coach companies for the Birmingham Edinburgh bus. Search for all bus timetables with one click!

Facts about the coach from Birmingham to Edinburgh

Cheapest Bus£21.70
Fastest Bus9h 20m
Earliest Coach07:30
Latest Coach23:00
Daily Bus Connections2 Ø
Distance394.6 km
Coach CompaniesNational Express, FlixBus, megabus
Are you looking for a bus from Birmingham to Edinburgh?
CheckMyBus has got you covered! We compare all available buses from Birmingham to Edinburgh and show you departure times, the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll help you find tickets from companies travelling this route, including National Express, FlixBus or megabus. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the coach have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you the cheapest coaches from Birmingham to Edinburgh over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about long-distance bus stops in Birmingham and Edinburgh which will help you find your way around. We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Edinburgh and alternative destinations from Birmingham. If you need to continue your journey with a flight, you can find the most popular airport transfers departing from Edinburgh.

The cheapest coach connections from Birmingham to Edinburgh

Today
from £23.60
Tomorrow
from £21.70
01/12
from £21.70
02/12
from £21.70
03/12
from £23.60
04/12
from £17.98

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • National Express
    07:30
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 9h 45m
    17:15
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£21.70
  • National Express
    11:00
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 9h 30m
    20:30
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£21.70
  • FlixBus
    19:05
    Birmingham - Dudley St
    Duration 13h 0m
    08:05
    Edinburgh- St Andrew Square
    from£21.98
  • National Express
    07:45
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 9h 30m
    17:15
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£23.60
  • National Express
    11:00
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 9h 20m
    20:20
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£23.60
  • National Express
    22:30
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 9h 35m
    08:05
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£25.90
  • FlixBus
    19:05
    Birmingham - Dudley St
    Duration 13h 10m
    08:15
    Edinburgh- St Andrew Square
    from£35.98
  • National Express
    09:00
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 10h 10m
    19:10
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£36.50
  • National Express
    23:00
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 9h 40m
    08:40
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£37.00
  • National Express
    09:00
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 10h 25m
    19:25
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£38.20
  • FlixBus
    16:40
    Birmingham - Dudley St
    Duration 15h 35m
    08:15
    Edinburgh- St Andrew Square
    from£49.98

What are the cheapest buses from Birmingham to Edinburgh you would typically find?

Bus timetables may change. Below, you'll find coach companies that usually provide the bus route Birmingham to Edinburgh but are currently out of service.
  • megabus
    11:00
    Birmingham - Brunel St
    Duration 9h 14m
    20:14
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£21.10
    Temporarily not available: last found 13/10/2021

Bus Birmingham to Edinburgh: Further information

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We’ve already set in our search bar that you’re departing from Birmingham and will arrive in Edinburgh as your destination. We have also already set a default travel date since most people generally book 3-7 days in advance. If you want to check a specific date, simply select the corresponding day in the calendar to update your search.
Do you already know exactly when you plan to go back? Then check your return trip straight away, and simply select your preferred date for the route from Edinburgh to Birmingham.
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Upon getting your results, you’ll be able to compare all available coaches from Birmingham to Edinburgh and take multiple factors into consideration before you book your trip. The cheapest coach tickets are offered by megabus at £21.10, while the fastest connection takes 9h 20m. It’s up to you if you’d prefer the cheapest ticket, quickest trip or the bus with the most amenities. Regardless of what you’re searching for, we can help you find the best deal for you!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customise everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Birmingham Edinburgh bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transport, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your coach trip from Birmingham to Edinburgh!

All bus stops in Birmingham and Edinburgh

Stations
Edinburgh - Barnton Junction
Queensferry Rd , Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Beechmount Balgreen Road
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Central bus station
Multrees Walk 13-14, EH1 3DQ  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh College
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Corstorphine
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Drum Brae Avenue
Drum Brae S 103 , EH12 8TH  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Gateway
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - George Street
George St 47, EH2 2HN  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Gogarburn
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Grassmarket Square
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Greenside Row & Leith Street
Greenside Row & Leith Street , Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Gyle Center
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Hanover Street
Hanover St , EH2 2DS  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Haymarket Station
Haymarket Terrace 4, EH12 5EZ  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Maybury
Maybury Rd , Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Murrayfield Stadium
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - N St David St
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Orchard Brae
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Park Central
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Princes Street
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Royal Highland Centre
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Stewart's Melville
Queensferry Rd , EH4 2UP  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Waverley Station
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh- Saughton
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh- St Andrew Square
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edingburgh - Queensferry Street
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)

FAQs about the Birmingham Edinburgh bus route

How much does a Birmingham Edinburgh coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Birmingham Edinburgh bus trip is available from £21.70 and takes 9h 14m. Compare offers and save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Birmingham to Edinburgh?

This connection is offered by 3 bus companies with ticket prices ranging from £21.10 to £49.98. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you’ll get the cheapest bus trip to Edinburgh.

How many connections are available for the Birmingham Edinburgh route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from Birmingham to Edinburgh is offered by roughly 2 connections. By using our search engine, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Edinburgh from Birmingham take?

The quickest coach from Birmingham to Edinburgh is provided by megabus and takes 9h 20m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £21.10. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Birmingham to Edinburgh?

The earliest bus to Edinburgh departs from Birmingham at 07:30. In this context, information about departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last coach from Birmingham to Edinburgh?

The latest bus to Edinburgh departs from Birmingham at 23:00. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies serve the Birmingham Edinburgh route?

Passengers looking to travel from Birmingham to Edinburgh can travel with National Express, FlixBus and megabus. Compare all available bus tickets with our search engine to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus for the Birmingham Edinburgh bus trip?

If you’re searching for a direct connection from Birmingham to Edinburgh our search engine currently compares 3 direct bus connections with the following companies: National Express

What can I take with me on the bus to Edinburgh from Birmingham?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the Birmingham Edinburgh bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a coach that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Birmingham Edinburgh bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make travelling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Birmingham to Edinburgh on your planned travel date.

Compare Birmingham and Edinburgh

Birmingham
1.09 Million
Edinburgh
464,990
£5.62
£4.25
Birmingham
Edinburgh
A taxi journey in Birmingham is 25% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
£2.40
£1.60
Birmingham
Edinburgh
A bus fare in Birmingham is 34% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
£3.14
£4.00
Birmingham
Edinburgh
A pint of beer in Birmingham is 22% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
£0.96
£1.12
Birmingham
Edinburgh
A bottle of water in Birmingham is 15% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
£5.20
£6.99
Birmingham
Edinburgh
A meal in Birmingham is 26% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Bus routes from Birmingham and Edinburgh

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