Bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh

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Coach Glasgow Edinburgh: Facts about the bus route

Cheapest Bus£2.50
Fastest Bus1h 7m
Earliest Coach04:00
Latest Coach19:00
Daily Bus Connections4 Ø
Distance67.0 km
Coach CompaniesNational Express, Scottish Citylink
If you're trying to book a ticket for a coach from Glasgow to Edinburgh, CheckMyBus can help!
Find the exact times the bus departs from Glasgow and arrives in Edinburgh over the next few days and plan your trip in confidence. With us, you can receive information about available bus stops and travel times as well as amenities offered by the different companies, such as WiFi and air conditioning. Looking to save money? Then you can compare prices between all companies with coaches travelling from Glasgow to Edinburgh and get the cheapest bus tickets.
We’ll show you what you need to know about long-distance coaches in Glasgow to help get you started as well as in Edinburgh for a smooth arrival. Planning on further travel? We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Edinburgh. There isn't a direct connection? Then check out our suggestions for alternative destinations from Glasgow. Need to catch a flight? When you arrive in Edinburgh, you can use our search engine to find transfers to nearby airports.

The cheapest coach connections from Glasgow to Edinburgh

Today
from £3.60
Tomorrow
from £3.60
17/01
from £3.60
18/01
19/01
20/01
from £3.60

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

  • National Express
    06:20
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 10m
    07:30
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£2.50
  • Scottish Citylink
    04:00
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 15m
    05:15
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£3.60
  • Scottish Citylink
    04:30
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 15m
    05:45
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£3.60
  • Scottish Citylink
    05:00
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 7m
    06:07
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£3.60
  • Scottish Citylink
    05:30
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 9m
    06:39
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£3.60
  • Scottish Citylink
    06:00
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 15m
    07:15
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£3.60
  • Scottish Citylink
    06:30
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 21m
    07:51
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£3.60
  • Scottish Citylink
    07:00
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 21m
    08:21
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£3.60
  • National Express
    19:00
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 10m
    20:10
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£4.30
  • National Express
    08:20
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 15m
    09:35
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£4.60
  • National Express
    07:30
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 15m
    08:45
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£4.60

The cheapest carpooling offers from Glasgow to Edinburgh

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    07:30
    Glasgow
    Duration 0h 50m
    08:20
    Edinburgh
    from£3.56

You want to go the other way? Check all offers from Edinburgh to Glasgow

Bus Glasgow Edinburgh: Further information

Customise your search results to fit your travel needs.
In the search bar, we have already set Glasgow as your place of departure and Edinburgh as your destination. All you need to do is pick the date you’d like to travel on in the calendar to update your search. As a recommendation, we set a default travel date a few days in advance. Typically, people book their trips 3 to 7 days before they travel.
Are you planning on a return trip? If you already know when you’ll be coming back from Edinburgh to Glasgow, then all you need to do is select your chosen date to factor this in your results.
If you’d like to book for other people who are travelling with you, then enter in how many passengers will join you before starting your search.
Prioritise your search results by sorting them by price, departure and arrival time. You can also filter your results by bus stop and by company to focus on the most relevant results for your travel needs.
While searching for a bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh, you can also compare other available modes of transport, such as trains, flights and carpooling.
We hope you have a nice bus trip from Glasgow to Edinburgh!

All bus stops in Glasgow 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)
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)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)

Bus Glasgow Edinburgh: FAQ about the bus route

How much does it cost to travel by coach from Glasgow to Edinburgh?

This depends on a variety of factors, such as the day and travel time. The cheapest trip for the route is available from £2.50. Compare offers and save money!

How long does the Glasgow Edinburgh bus route take?

The fastest coach from Glasgow to Edinburgh starts at 1h 7m. However, bear in mind that the trip can take longer when there is traffic.

Is there a direct coach from Glasgow to Edinburgh?

CheckMyBus currently compares direct bus routes from Glasgow to Edinburgh. Simply use our search function to find a bus for your planned travel date that goes directly to Edinburgh from Glasgow.

When does the first bus from Glasgow depart for Edinburgh?

The earliest bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh leaves at 04:00. Keep in mind that departure times may vary on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the precise times for your planned travel date.

When does the last bus from Glasgow depart for Edinburgh?

The latest bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh starts at 19:00. 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.

What can I bring with me on the Glasgow Edinburgh bus route?

Different bus companies have different policies about what you're allowed to take with you. In most cases, you can bring a suitcase and hand luggage on the Glasgow Edinburgh bus route for free. With our search engine, you can find a bus trip that is best suited to your travel needs.

What equipment does the coach from Glasgow to Edinburgh have?

The equipment on board varies depending on the company. However, many long-distance coches offer WiFi so you can keep in touch with your friends and share your exact location during the trip. To make travelling even more enjoyable, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. You can use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh on your planned travel date.

Compare Glasgow and Edinburgh

£4.22
£4.25
Glasgow
Edinburgh
A taxi journey in Glasgow is 1% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
£2.15
£1.60
Glasgow
Edinburgh
A bus fare in Glasgow is 26% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
£3.50
£4.00
Glasgow
Edinburgh
A pint of beer in Glasgow is 13% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
£1.01
£1.12
Glasgow
Edinburgh
A bottle of water in Glasgow is 10% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
£4.45
£6.99
Glasgow
Edinburgh
A meal in Glasgow is 37% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Bus routes from Glasgow and Edinburgh

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