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There are numerous buses that offer the connection from Edinburgh to London, which is why it’s of benefit to compare your available options. You have a decent chance of getting a cheap ticket for £3.00. However, when that route is in high demand, you’ll find that tickets might be a little bit pricier. You’ll also see that there’s a variation in duration of travel, depending on which company you select . The bus companies serving this route include: megabus, National Express and Busbud. A bus from London to Edinburgh could get you there in as little as 8h 30m but there are also options which might take a little bit longer. Look into the individual search results to get further information on journey times and travel durations. Click on the "Find Now" button to see all available options and pick your coach! Precondition: companyCount>1

Edinburgh to London Coach Information

Cheapest Bus£3.00
Fastest Bus3h 45m
Distance533.7 km
Coach CompaniesNational Express, megabus, Greyhound US
  Bus Edinburgh - London    534 km
Ø Bus connections8 x
Savings-83%

The cheapest coach connections from Edinburgh to London

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Edinburgh
    London
      10:15
      19:55
    21 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • Edinburgh
    London
      10:15
      19:55
    2 Jun
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • Edinburgh
    London
      10:15
      19:55
    2 Jun
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • Edinburgh
    London
      10:15
      19:55
    5 Jun
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £9.00
  • Edinburgh
    London
      10:15
      19:55
    2 Jun
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £9.00
  • Edinburgh
    London
      23:00
      07:30
    20 May
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £10.10
  • Edinburgh
    London
      23:00
      07:30
    27 May
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £10.10
  • Edinburgh
    London
      23:00
      07:30
    28 May
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £10.10
  • Edinburgh
    London
      23:00
      07:30
    4 Jun
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £10.10
  • Edinburgh
    London
      11:20
      21:00
    8 Jun
    megabusmegabus
    from £10.10
  • Edinburgh
    London
      23:00
      07:30
    13 Jun
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £10.10
  • Edinburgh
    London
      23:00
      07:30
    18 Jun
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £10.10
  • Edinburgh
    London
      07:40
      11:25
    2 Jun
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from £18.08
  • Edinburgh
    London
      11:10
      15:00
    2 Jun
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from £18.08


  Carpooling Edinburgh - London    534 km
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Edinburgh to London

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Edinburgh
    London
      12:50
      22:30
    2 Jun
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £30.00
  • Edinburgh
    London
      12:00
      21:00
    1 Jun
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £46.00


  Bus London - Edinburgh    534 km
Ø Bus connections8 x
Savings-93%

The cheapest coach connections from London to Edinburgh

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • London
    Edinburgh
      08:35
      18:20
    20 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • London
    Edinburgh
      22:30
      08:00
    22 Jun
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • London
    Edinburgh
      22:30
      08:00
    5 Jun
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • London
    Edinburgh
      22:30
      08:00
    10 Jun
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • London
    Edinburgh
      22:30
      08:00
    19 Jun
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • London
    Edinburgh
      22:30
      08:00
    17 Jun
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • London
    Edinburgh
      22:30
      07:05
    20 May
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £10.10
  • London
    Edinburgh
      22:30
      07:05
    21 May
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £10.10
  • London
    Edinburgh
      09:30
      18:55
    25 May
    megabusmegabus
    from £10.10
  • London
    Edinburgh
      22:30
      07:05
    10 Jun
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £10.10
  • London
    Edinburgh
      22:30
      07:05
    11 Jun
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £10.10
  • London
    Edinburgh
      09:30
      18:55
    15 Jun
    megabusmegabus
    from £10.10
  • London
    Edinburgh
      05:45
      15:36
    2 Jun
    Transportes ChihuahuensesTransportes Chihuahuenses
    from £41.76
  • London
    Edinburgh
      23:30
      08:15
    2 Jun
    +1
    Transportes ChihuahuensesTransportes Chihuahuenses
    from £45.13


  Carpooling London - Edinburgh    534 km
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from London to Edinburgh

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • London
    Edinburgh
      08:00
      16:10
    5 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £29.85
  • London
    Edinburgh
      08:00
      16:00
    5 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £35.00
  • London
    Edinburgh
      18:30
      02:50
    24 May
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £45.00
  • London
    Edinburgh
      11:00
      19:20
    23 May
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £48.00


Current ticket prices

Ticket prices can vary depending on current demand, which is why it’s good to check more than one offer. Compare prices for buses, trains, car sharing and flights and with a hint of luck you'll find a great bargain. For the trip of your choice, prices currently range between £3.00 und £14.20. Make sure to pay attention to travel times as well: While a direct bus will get you to your destination in only 8h 30m, having to change buses at some point will lead to considerably longer journey times of up to 10h 10m.

Bus stops in Edinburgh and London

  Stations
Buckingham Palace Road 164 , London (United Kingdom)

Find out more details about the service on your bus from Edinburgh to London and return

If you want to go away but don’t know how, we would highly recommend checking the bus timetables. Taking the bus is not only an ecologically friendly option, it’s also quite inexpensive and as comfortable and convenient as taking a train or plane. In recent years, coach companies have really gone the extra mile by offering top-notch comfort features ranging from USB ports over infotainment centres to wireless internet for free. On CheckMyBus you can easily find out which companies offer which services. Also make sure to check the individual baggage allowances: Most coach providers operating the route Edinburgh - London allow you to take carry-on baggage and one regular size suitcase on board at no extra cost. Additional or oversize luggage can usually be added for some extra pounds. Do you have all the information you need for a successful ride from London to Edinburgh? Take a look at the exact location of the bus stops in both cities, check departure times and find the best ride. One last piece of advice: Browse our homepage for the latest discount codes. After all, everyone likes a good bargain, right?

Edinburgh and London: Useful Info

Edinburgh
435,791
London
7.56 Million
Taxi
£4.25
£7.49
Edinburgh
London
A taxi journey in Edinburgh is 44% cheaper than in London.
Local buses
£1.60
£2.50
Edinburgh
London
A bus fare in Edinburgh is 36% cheaper than in London.
Beer
£4.00
£4.50
Edinburgh
London
A pint of beer in Edinburgh is 12% cheaper than in London.
Water
£1.12
£0.89
Edinburgh
London
A bottle of water in Edinburgh is 21% more expensive than in London.
Meal
£6.99
£6.27
Edinburgh
London
A meal in Edinburgh is 11% more expensive than in London.
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