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Facts about the coach from Edinburgh to London

Compare all providers like National Express, FlixBus and megabus that travel daily 26 times by bus from Edinburgh to London in one click and book your bus ticket from Edinburgh to London starting from £15!

Cheapest Bus £15
Fastest Bus 8h 1m
Earliest Coach 08:45
Latest Coach 23:40
Daily Bus Connections 26 Ø
Distance 533.7 km
Coach Companies National Express, FlixBus, megabus and Scottish Citylink

Cheapest coach tickets from Edinburgh to London

Every day, 26 buses from 4 coach companies leave Edinburgh for London: 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
£20
Tuesday 05/03
£18
Wednesday 06/03
£15
Thursday 07/03
£18
Friday 08/03
£15
Saturday 09/03
£18
Sunday 10/03
£20
Monday 11/03
£18
Tuesday 12/03
£15
Wednesday 13/03
£15
Thursday 14/03
£15
Friday 15/03
£18
Saturday 16/03
£16
Sunday 17/03
£15
Monday 18/03
£18
Tuesday 19/03
£15
Wednesday 20/03
£15
Thursday 21/03
£15
Friday 22/03
£2
Saturday 23/03
£20
Sunday 24/03
£20
Monday 25/03
£2
Tuesday 26/03
£20
Wednesday 27/03
£20
Thursday 28/03
£22
Friday 29/03
£25
Saturday 30/03
£25
Sunday 31/03

The cheapest time to travel from Edinburgh to London

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Edinburgh to London, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £15, Tuesday is the cheapest day for a coach from Edinburgh to London. Thursday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £18.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Edinburgh to London, with £15. Evening is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £15.

How to save money travelling from Edinburgh to London

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 London 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 London, 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 London are also emptier.

Compare all timetables for the bus from Edinburgh to London

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Edinburgh to London from various bus operators like National Express, FlixBus or megabus for the next days.
  • National Express
    10h 50m
    10:45
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    21:35
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £15
  • megabus
    9h 40m
    10:40
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    20:20
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    from £15
  • FlixBus
    10h 5m
    09:20
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    19:25
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £16
  • National Express
    10h 0m
    10:45
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    20:45
    London
    Golders Green Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £18
  • megabus
    9h 40m
    10:40
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    20:20
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    from £18
  • Scottish Citylink
    10h 0m
    20:30
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    06:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    from £19
  • FlixBus
    10h 5m
    09:20
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    19:25
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £20
  • megabus
    9h 15m
    22:45
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    08:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    from £20
  • National Express
    11h 55m
    08:45
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    20:40
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £27
  • FlixBus
    9h 45m
    23:40
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    09:25
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £30
  • Scottish Citylink
    10h 30m
    20:00
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    06:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    from £39
  • FlixBus
    9h 0m
    21:00
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    06:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £40
  • Scottish Citylink
    10h 30m
    20:00
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    06:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    from £42
  • National Express
    14h 40m
    10:45
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    01:25
    London
    Hammersmith
    National Express
    Economy
    from £43

More coach companies that typically serve the route Edinburgh to London

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

  • Lumo
    6h 47m
    09:02
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    15:49
    London
    Stratford Bus Station
    Lumo
    Temporarily not available: last found 08/10/2023
    Economy
    from £91

Frequency of bus connections between Edinburgh and London

See here how frequent the connections between Edinburgh and London are, during different times and days of the week.
Sunday is the busiest day, with more than 30 daily coaches from Edinburgh to London. Tuesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 24 daily coaches between Edinburgh and London.
The busiest time of the day is the Evening, with 119 coaches from Edinburgh to London, while Morning sees the fewest connections between Edinburgh and London, with 69 offers.

Beloved coach companies from Edinburgh to London

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

All bus stations and stops in Edinburgh and London

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

Service and Comfort on the bus from Edinburgh to London

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

FAQs about the Edinburgh to London bus

How much does a Edinburgh London coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Edinburgh London bus trip is available from £15 and takes 10h 50m. Compare offers and save money!

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

This connection is offered by 4 companies with ticket prices ranging from £15 to £61. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you’ll get the cheapest bus trip to London.

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

Each day, the bus route from Edinburgh to London is offered by roughly 26 busses. By using our search, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to London from Edinburgh take?

The quickest coach from Edinburgh to London is provided by megabus and takes 8h 1m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £16. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Edinburgh to London?

The earliest bus to London departs from Edinburgh at 08:45. 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 London?

The latest bus to London departs from Edinburgh at 23:40. 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 London route?

Passengers looking to travel from Edinburgh to London can travel with National Express, FlixBus and megabus. 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 London?

You can check all the direct connections between Edinburgh and London 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, FlixBus and megabus.

What can I take with me on the bus to London 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 London 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 London 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 London on your planned travel date.

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

Economy
Economy

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

Alternate transport types from Edinburgh to London

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

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to London

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from Edinburgh to London for the next days.
  • Avanti West Coast
    6h 2m
    06:52
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    12:54
    London
    Victoria Rail Station
    Avanti West Coast
    Economy
    from £40
  • TransPennine Express
    5h 0m
    06:12
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    11:12
    London
    Victoria Rail Station
    TransPennine Express
    Economy
    from £44
  • Lumo
    4h 2m
    10:54
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    14:56
    London
    King's Cross St Pancras
    Lumo
    Economy
    from £50
  • London North Eastern Railway (LNER)
    4h 51m
    05:48
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    10:39
    London
    King's Cross St Pancras
    London North Eastern Railway (LNER)
    Economy
    from £60

More bus routes from Edinburgh and London

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

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