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Facts about the coach from Birmingham to Edinburgh

Compare all providers like National Express and FlixBus that travel daily 8 times by bus from Birmingham to Edinburgh in one click and book your bus ticket from Birmingham to Edinburgh starting from £14!

Cheapest Bus £14
Fastest Bus 8h 0m
Earliest Coach 07:30
Latest Coach 23:55
Daily Bus Connections 8 Ø
Distance 394.6 km
Coach Companies National Express and FlixBus

Cheapest coach tickets from Birmingham to Edinburgh

Every day, 8 buses from 2 coach companies leave Birmingham for Edinburgh: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a coach ticket for this route, starting from 04/03/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 04/03
£18
Tuesday 05/03
£16
Wednesday 06/03
£18
Thursday 07/03
£18
Friday 08/03
£16
Saturday 09/03
£16
Sunday 10/03
£16
Monday 11/03
£14
Tuesday 12/03
£16
Wednesday 13/03
£16
Thursday 14/03
£15
Friday 15/03
£15
Saturday 16/03
£13
Sunday 17/03
£14
Monday 18/03
£13
Tuesday 19/03
£13
Wednesday 20/03
£16
Thursday 21/03
£13
Friday 22/03
£16
Saturday 23/03
£18
Sunday 24/03
£16
Monday 25/03
£16
Tuesday 26/03
£16
Wednesday 27/03
£16
Thursday 28/03
£18
Friday 29/03
£21
Saturday 30/03
£20
Sunday 31/03

The cheapest time to travel from Birmingham to Edinburgh

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Birmingham to Edinburgh, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £14, Monday is the cheapest day for a coach from Birmingham to Edinburgh. Thursday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £18.
Evening is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Birmingham to Edinburgh, with £14. Morning is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £16.

How to save money travelling from Birmingham to Edinburgh

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Birmingham to Edinburgh in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the coach from Birmingham to Edinburgh, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later coaches from Birmingham to Edinburgh are also emptier.

Compare all timetables for the bus from Birmingham to Edinburgh

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Birmingham to Edinburgh from various bus operators like National Express or FlixBus for the next days.
  • FlixBus
    9h 15m
    23:55
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    09:10
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £14
  • National Express
    9h 45m
    07:30
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    17:15
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £16
  • National Express
    9h 35m
    22:30
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    08:05
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £17
  • National Express
    9h 45m
    07:30
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    17:15
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £18
  • FlixBus
    8h 0m
    09:00
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    17:00
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £18
  • FlixBus
    9h 15m
    23:55
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    09:10
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £19
  • FlixBus
    9h 15m
    23:55
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    09:10
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £23
  • National Express
    9h 50m
    07:30
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    17:20
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £30
  • National Express
    8h 55m
    10:00
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    18:55
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £31
  • FlixBus
    12h 50m
    20:15
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    09:05
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £34
  • National Express
    9h 35m
    07:45
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    17:20
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £36
  • National Express
    9h 35m
    07:45
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    17:20
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £40
  • FlixBus
    13h 30m
    18:05
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    07:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £43
  • FlixBus
    13h 30m
    18:05
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    07:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £44

More coach companies that typically serve the route Birmingham to Edinburgh

Bus schedules change all the time. The following offers are not available anymore for buses from Birmingham to Edinburgh, but may come back in the future. Keep an eye on them!

  • megabus
    8h 27m
    13:55
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    22:22
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Temporarily not available: last found 24/11/2023
    Economy
    from £32

Frequency of bus connections between Birmingham and Edinburgh

See here how frequent the connections between Birmingham and Edinburgh are, during different times and days of the week.
Wednesday is the busiest day, with more than 9 daily coaches from Birmingham to Edinburgh. Monday has instead the fewest connections, with only 8 daily coaches between Birmingham and Edinburgh.
The busiest time of the day is the Morning, with 38 coaches from Birmingham to Edinburgh, while Evening sees the fewest connections between Birmingham and Edinburgh, with 19 offers.

Beloved coach companies from Birmingham to Edinburgh

These are the most booked bus companies between Birmingham to Edinburgh from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Birmingham and Edinburgh

In the map below you can see, where to find all bus stations in Birmingham and Edinburgh.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Birmingham to Edinburgh

Want to know which seat classes are available on the coaches from Birmingham to Edinburgh? Or which bus companies serve the route Birmingham - Edinburgh? Below you´ll find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Birmingham to Edinburgh bus

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 £14 and takes 9h 15m. Compare offers and save money!

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

This connection is offered by 2 companies with ticket prices ranging from £14 to £44. 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 8 busses. By using our search, 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 FlixBus and takes 8h 0m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £18. 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 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 23:55. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search 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 and FlixBus. Compare all available bus tickets with our search to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus between Birmingham and Edinburgh?

You can check all the direct connections between Birmingham and Edinburgh by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: National Express and FlixBus.

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 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 to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Birmingham to Edinburgh on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Birmingham to Edinburgh

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

Alternate transport types from Birmingham to Edinburgh

Did not find the right bus? Here is a selection of alternate transport types from the schedule from Birmingham to Edinburgh for the next days.

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Edinburgh

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from Birmingham to Edinburgh for the next days.
  • Avanti West Coast
    4h 13m
    06:05
    Birmingham
    New Street
    10:18
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    Avanti West Coast
    Economy
    from £45
  • CrossCountry
    5h 1m
    06:19
    Birmingham
    New Street
    11:20
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    CrossCountry
    Economy
    from £79
  • Avanti West Coast
    4h 13m
    06:05
    Birmingham
    New Street
    10:18
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    Avanti West Coast
    First Class
    from £110
  • CrossCountry
    5h 5m
    06:03
    Birmingham
    New Street
    11:08
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    CrossCountry
    First Class
    from £238

More bus routes from Birmingham and Edinburgh

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Birmingham and from Edinburgh. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you’ll find all the details about your bus route!

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