Bus from Cardiff to Edinburgh and return

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Facts about the coach from Cardiff to Edinburgh

Cheapest Bus£13.55
Fastest Bus1h 45m
Earliest Coach09:30
Latest Coach22:00
Daily Bus Connections4 Ø
Distance497.2 km
Coach CompaniesBusbud, Tufesa, Pullman Bus, National Express

The cheapest coach connections from Cardiff to Edinburgh

Today
Tomorrow
09/07
from £62.10
10/07
11/07
from £62.10
12/07
from £56.10

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

  • Busbud
    09:30
    Cardiff - University
    Duration 11h 0m
    20:30
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£13.55
  • Tufesa
    13:00
    Cardiff - University
    Duration 3h 0m
    16:00
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£22.42
  • Tufesa
    12:30
    Cardiff - University
    Duration 3h 30m
    16:00
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£22.42
  • Tufesa
    15:00
    Cardiff - University
    Duration 1h 45m
    16:45
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£22.42
  • Pullman Bus
    22:00
    Cardiff - University
    Duration 9h 30m
    07:30
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£23.11
  • National Express
    16:15
    Cardiff
    Duration 16h 40m
    08:55
    Edinburgh
    from£34.40
  • National Express
    16:00
    Cardiff - Bus Station Wood St
    Duration 17h 0m
    09:00
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£56.10

The cheapest carpooling offers from Cardiff to Edinburgh

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  • BlaBlaCar
    07:45
    Cardiff
    Duration 8h 0m
    15:45
    Edinburgh
    from£50.00

The cheapest coach connections from Edinburgh to Cardiff

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

  • National Express
    21:30
    Edinburgh
    Duration 18h 10m
    15:40
    Cardiff
    from£21.57
  • National Express
    21:00
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 15h 40m
    12:40
    Cardiff - Bus Station Wood St
    from£56.10

The cheapest carpooling offers from Edinburgh to Cardiff

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    15:00
    Edinburgh
    Duration 7h 30m
    22:30
    Cardiff
    from£44.00

Information about the bus connection, amenities and services

If you want to take a bus from Cardiff to Edinburgh, then you have several options to select from. The route is offered by 2 different companies: National Express and Busbud. Normally there’s bus tickets available for around £13.55, however, if you book your bus really spontaneously or in times of exceedingly high demand, you are likely to pay a bit more for your ticket. The quickest bus will take you from Edinburgh to Cardiff within 17h 0m. Just click "Find Now" and see all available departure times!
Taking the bus is not only a comparatively cheap and eco-friendly way of travelling but also extremely convenient. Most of the comfort features, that are familiar to you from taking a train or a plane, can also be found on board of a bus. For instance: If you buy a bus ticket for a coach Cardiff - Edinburgh, then there’s one company, which has free WiFi access on board: National Express. Basically all of the providers offer a very generous luggage allowance making your bus trip as convenient as can be. When you’re taking a bus from Edinburgh to Cardiff, also check whether a provider offers infotainment centres on your connection. Keep in mind that it’s best to compare: The on-board features of the different providers which operate trips from Cardiff to Edinburgh and back can differ considerably. That's why CheckMyBus was created: You get all the information necessary for a successful bus trip. We tell you whether it’s ok to bring your bike, whether free WiFi access will enable you to get some work done on the go or whether there’s currently any discounts available, which allow you to save a few pounds on top.
Don't hesitate and book your cheap early bird ticket now! Getting from Cardiff to Edinburgh by bus can be as cheap as £13.55. If you book at short notice, however, your ticket might be considerably more expensive. A comparison with other travel options such as trains, flights and carpooling services can be beneficial as well. If you want to reach your destination as quickly as possible, Remember to take a look at travel times: National Express will get you there in only 17h 0m.

Bus stops in Cardiff and Edinburgh

Stations
Queensferry Rd , Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Multrees Walk 13-14, EH1 3DQ Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Drum Brae S 103 , EH12 8TH Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
George St 47, EH2 2HN Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Greenside Row & Leith Street , Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Hanover St , EH2 2DS Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Haymarket Terrace 4, EH12 5EZ Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Maybury Rd , Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Queensferry Rd , EH4 2UP Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)

Compare Cardiff and Edinburgh

£3.79
£4.25
Cardiff
Edinburgh
A taxi journey in Cardiff is 11% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
£1.80
£1.60
Cardiff
Edinburgh
A bus fare in Cardiff is 12% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
£3.00
£4.00
Cardiff
Edinburgh
A pint of beer in Cardiff is 25% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
£0.90
£1.12
Cardiff
Edinburgh
A bottle of water in Cardiff is 20% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
£5.80
£6.99
Cardiff
Edinburgh
A meal in Cardiff is 18% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

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