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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Edinburgh to Inverness from various bus operators like Scottish Citylink, FlixBus or Parks of Hamilton for the next days.
today
from £8
tomorrow
from £8
Tuesday
from £7
Wednesday
from £7
Thursday
from £7
Friday
from £6
Saturday
from £8

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    4h 15m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    10:50
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £8
  • FlixBus
    8h 20m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    14:55
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £8
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 48m
    10:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    13:58
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £13
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 58m
    13:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    17:08
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £13
  • Parks of Hamilton
    3h 58m
    11:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    15:08
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Parks of Hamilton
    Economy
    £13

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    8h 10m
    09:15
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    17:25
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £8
  • FlixBus
    4h 20m
    10:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    14:55
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £8
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 58m
    15:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    19:08
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £13
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 53m
    16:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    20:03
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £13
  • Parks of Hamilton
    3h 58m
    11:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    15:08
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Parks of Hamilton
    Economy
    £14

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    8h 20m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    14:55
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £7
  • FlixBus
    4h 15m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    10:50
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £7
  • Scottish Citylink
    4h 1m
    07:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    11:11
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £13
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 48m
    08:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    11:58
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £13
  • Parks of Hamilton
    3h 58m
    11:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    15:08
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Parks of Hamilton
    Economy
    £13

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    4h 15m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    10:50
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £7
  • FlixBus
    8h 20m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    14:55
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £7
  • Scottish Citylink
    4h 1m
    07:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    11:11
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £11
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 48m
    08:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    11:58
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £11
  • Parks of Hamilton
    3h 58m
    11:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    15:08
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Parks of Hamilton
    Economy
    £11

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    4h 15m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    10:50
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £7
  • FlixBus
    8h 20m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    14:55
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £7
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 58m
    19:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    23:08
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £11
  • Scottish Citylink
    4h 1m
    07:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    11:11
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £13
  • Parks of Hamilton
    3h 58m
    11:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    15:08
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Parks of Hamilton
    Economy
    £13

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    4h 15m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    10:50
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £6
  • FlixBus
    8h 20m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    14:55
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £6
  • Scottish Citylink
    4h 1m
    07:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    11:11
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £11
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 48m
    08:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    11:58
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £11
  • Parks of Hamilton
    3h 58m
    11:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    15:08
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Parks of Hamilton
    Economy
    £11

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    4h 5m
    09:15
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    13:20
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £8
  • FlixBus
    4h 10m
    13:15
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    17:25
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £8
  • Scottish Citylink
    4h 1m
    07:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    11:11
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £10
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 48m
    08:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    11:58
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £10
  • Parks of Hamilton
    3h 58m
    11:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    15:08
    Inverness
    Bus Station
    Parks of Hamilton
    Economy
    £10

Frequency of bus connections between Edinburgh and Inverness

See here how frequent the connections between Edinburgh and Inverness are, during different times and days of the week.
Thursday is the busiest day, with more than 40 daily coaches from Edinburgh to Inverness. Monday has instead the fewest connections, with only 37 daily coaches between Edinburgh and Inverness.
The busiest time of the day is the Morning, with 138 coaches from Edinburgh to Inverness, while Evening sees the fewest connections between Edinburgh and Inverness, with 28 offers.

Facts about the coach from Edinburgh to Inverness

Compare all providers like Scottish Citylink, FlixBus and Parks of Hamilton that travel daily 39 times by bus from Edinburgh to Inverness in one click and book your bus ticket from Edinburgh to Inverness starting from £6!

Cheapest Bus £6
Fastest Bus 3h 45m
Earliest Coach 06:35
Latest Coach 19:10
Daily Bus Connections 39 Ø
Distance 180.9 km
Coach Companies Scottish Citylink, FlixBus and Parks of Hamilton

Cheapest coach tickets from Edinburgh to Inverness

Every day, 39 buses from 3 coach companies leave Edinburgh for Inverness: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a coach ticket for this route, starting from 19/05/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 13/05
Tuesday 14/05
Wednesday 15/05
Thursday 16/05
Friday 17/05
Saturday 18/05
Sunday 19/05
£8
Monday 20/05
£8
Tuesday 21/05
£7
Wednesday 22/05
£7
Thursday 23/05
£7
Friday 24/05
£11
Saturday 25/05
£8
Sunday 26/05
£8
Monday 27/05
£6
Tuesday 28/05
£6
Wednesday 29/05
£6
Thursday 30/05
£5
Friday 31/05
£6
Saturday 01/06
£8
Sunday 02/06
£6
Monday 03/06
£5
Tuesday 04/06
£5
Wednesday 05/06
£5
Thursday 06/06
£5
Friday 07/06
£6
Saturday 08/06
£6
Sunday 09/06

The cheapest time to travel from Edinburgh to Inverness

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Edinburgh to Inverness, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £6, Friday is the cheapest day for a coach from Edinburgh to Inverness. Saturday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £8.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Edinburgh to Inverness, with £6. Evening is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £10.

How to save money travelling from Edinburgh to Inverness

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 Edinburgh to Inverness 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 Edinburgh to Inverness, 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 Edinburgh to Inverness are also emptier.

Beloved coach companies from Edinburgh to Inverness

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

All bus stations and stops in Edinburgh and Inverness

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

Service and Comfort on the bus from Edinburgh to Inverness

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

FAQs about the Edinburgh to Inverness bus

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 £6 and takes 4h 15m. Compare offers and save money!

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

This connection is offered by 3 companies with ticket prices ranging from £6 to £32. 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 39 busses. By using our search, 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 FlixBus and takes 3h 45m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £8. 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 06:35. 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 Edinburgh to Inverness?

The latest bus to Inverness departs from Edinburgh at 19:10. 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 Edinburgh Inverness route?

Passengers looking to travel from Edinburgh to Inverness can travel with Scottish Citylink, FlixBus and Parks of Hamilton. Compare all available bus tickets with our search to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Inverness?

You can check all the direct connections between Edinburgh and Inverness by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: Scottish Citylink, FlixBus and Parks of Hamilton.

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

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

Economy
Economy

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

Alternate transport types from Edinburgh to Inverness

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

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Inverness

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from Edinburgh to Inverness for the next days.
  • ScotRail
    3h 54m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    10:29
    Inverness
    Central Station
    ScotRail
    Economy
    from £22
  • London North Eastern Railway (LNER)
    3h 37m
    16:32
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    20:09
    Inverness
    Central Station
    London North Eastern Railway (LNER)
    Economy
    from £26
  • London North Eastern Railway (LNER)
    3h 37m
    16:32
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    20:09
    Inverness
    Central Station
    London North Eastern Railway (LNER)
    First Class
    from £44
  • ScotRail
    3h 23m
    08:38
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    12:01
    Inverness
    Central Station
    ScotRail
    First Class
    from £56

More bus routes from Edinburgh and Inverness

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

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