Bus from Edinburgh to Inverness

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

Facts about the coach from Edinburgh to Inverness

Cheapest Bus£9.30
Fastest Bus3h 37m
Earliest Coach08:00
Latest Coach19:50
Daily Bus Connections2 Ø
Distance180.9 km
Coach CompaniesScottish Citylink, megabus, Parks of Hamilton
Are you looking for a bus from Edinburgh to Inverness?
CheckMyBus has got you covered! We compare all available buses from Edinburgh to Inverness 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 Scottish Citylink, megabus or Parks of Hamilton. 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 Edinburgh to Inverness over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about long-distance bus stops in Edinburgh and Inverness which will help you find your way around. We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Inverness and alternative destinations from Edinburgh. If you need to continue your journey with a flight, you can find the most popular airport transfers departing from Inverness.

The cheapest coach connections from Edinburgh to Inverness

Today
from £13.30
Tomorrow
from £14.40
31/07
from £14.40
01/08
from £31.90
02/08
from £31.90
03/08
from £10.10

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

  • Scottish Citylink
    08:00
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 3h 50m
    11:50
    Inverness - Bus Station
    from£9.30
  • Scottish Citylink
    16:00
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 3h 50m
    19:50
    Inverness - Bus Station
    from£9.30
  • Scottish Citylink
    10:00
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 3h 45m
    13:45
    Inverness - Bus Station
    from£9.30
  • megabus
    17:50
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 4h 20m
    22:10
    Inverness - Bus Station
    from£10.10
  • megabus
    19:50
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 3h 55m
    23:45
    Inverness - Bus Station
    from£10.10
  • megabus
    13:50
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 4h 5m
    17:55
    Inverness - Bus Station
    from£10.10
  • megabus
    14:50
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 4h 5m
    18:55
    Inverness - Bus Station
    from£10.10
  • megabus
    10:50
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 4h 5m
    14:55
    Inverness - Bus Station
    from£10.10
  • Parks of Hamilton
    12:50
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 3h 55m
    16:45
    Inverness - Bus Station
    from£10.10
  • Parks of Hamilton
    16:50
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 4h 5m
    20:55
    Inverness - Bus Station
    from£10.10
  • Parks of Hamilton
    11:50
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 4h 5m
    15:55
    Inverness - Bus Station
    from£10.10
  • Parks of Hamilton
    08:50
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 4h 37m
    13:27
    Inverness - Bus Station
    from£11.60
  • Scottish Citylink
    09:08
    Edinburgh - Barnton Junction
    Duration 3h 37m
    12:45
    Inverness - Bus Station
    from£31.90

Bus Edinburgh to Inverness: Further information

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Upon getting your results, you’ll be able to compare all available coaches from Edinburgh to Inverness and take multiple factors into consideration before you book your trip. The cheapest coach tickets are offered by Scottish Citylink at £9.30, while the fastest connection takes 3h 37m. 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 Edinburgh Inverness bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transport, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your coach trip from Edinburgh to Inverness!

All bus stops in Edinburgh and Inverness

Stations
Inverness - Bus Station
Margaret St 1, Inverness  (United Kingdom)
Inverness - Montague Row
IV3 5QB  Inverness  (United Kingdom)
Inverness - Raigmore Hospital
Raigmore Hospital , IV2 3UJ  Inverness  (United Kingdom)
Inverness - UHI
University of Highlands and Islands , IV2 5NB  Inverness  (United Kingdom)

FAQs about the Edinburgh Inverness bus route

How much does a Edinburgh Inverness coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Edinburgh Inverness bus trip is available from £9.30 and takes 3h 50m. Compare offers and save money!

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

This connection is offered by 3 bus companies with ticket prices ranging from £9.30 to £31.90. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you’ll get the cheapest bus trip to Inverness.

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

Each day, the bus route from Edinburgh to Inverness 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 Inverness from Edinburgh take?

The quickest coach from Edinburgh to Inverness is provided by Scottish Citylink and takes 3h 37m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £31.90. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Edinburgh to Inverness?

The earliest bus to Inverness departs from Edinburgh at 08:00. 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 Edinburgh to Inverness?

The latest bus to Inverness departs from Edinburgh at 19:50. 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 Edinburgh Inverness route?

Passengers looking to travel from Edinburgh to Inverness can travel with Scottish Citylink, megabus and Parks of Hamilton. 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 Edinburgh Inverness bus trip?

If you’re searching for a direct connection from Edinburgh to Inverness our search engine currently compares 9 direct bus connections with the following companies: Scottish Citylink

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

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 Edinburgh Inverness 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 Edinburgh Inverness 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 Edinburgh to Inverness on your planned travel date.

Compare Edinburgh and Inverness

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A taxi journey in Edinburgh is 6% more expensive than in Inverness.
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A bus fare in Edinburgh is 22% cheaper than in Inverness.
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A bottle of water in Edinburgh is 25% more expensive than in Inverness.
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A meal in Edinburgh is 39% more expensive than in Inverness.

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