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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from London to Edinburgh from various bus operators like FlixBus, National Express or megabus for the next days.
today
from £28
tomorrow
from £17
Wednesday
from £20
Thursday
from £18
Friday
from £23
Saturday
from £26
Sunday
from £26

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    9h 5m
    21:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    £28
  • megabus
    8h 35m
    22:00
    London
    Finchley Road
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    £28
  • National Express
    9h 10m
    21:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    06:40
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    £30
  • National Express
    9h 10m
    22:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    07:40
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    £30
  • FlixBus
    9h 6m
    23:59
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    09:05
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £36

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    9h 40m
    09:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    19:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    £17
  • megabus
    9h 5m
    10:05
    London
    Finchley Road
    19:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    £17
  • National Express
    10h 25m
    08:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    18:55
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    £21
  • National Express
    9h 10m
    21:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    06:40
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    £27
  • FlixBus
    9h 6m
    23:59
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    09:05
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £30

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    9h 40m
    09:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    19:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • megabus
    9h 5m
    10:05
    London
    Finchley Road
    19:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • National Express
    10h 25m
    08:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    18:55
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    £21
  • National Express
    9h 50m
    09:05
    London
    Golders Green Coach Station
    18:55
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    £21
  • FlixBus
    8h 40m
    00:25
    London
    Finchley Road
    09:05
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £25

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    9h 40m
    09:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    19:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    £18
  • National Express
    10h 25m
    08:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    18:55
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    £21
  • megabus
    8h 1m
    23:59
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    08:00
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    £33
  • FlixBus
    9h 6m
    23:59
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    09:05
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £36
  • National Express
    9h 10m
    21:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    06:40
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    £38

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    9h 5m
    10:05
    London
    Finchley Road
    19:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    £23
  • National Express
    10h 5m
    09:05
    London
    Golders Green Coach Station
    19:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    £24
  • megabus
    8h 35m
    22:00
    London
    Finchley Road
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    £40
  • FlixBus
    8h 40m
    00:25
    London
    Finchley Road
    09:05
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £43
  • FlixBus
    10h 10m
    07:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    17:40
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £43

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    9h 40m
    09:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    19:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    £26
  • megabus
    9h 5m
    10:05
    London
    Finchley Road
    19:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    £26
  • National Express
    10h 25m
    08:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    18:55
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    £30
  • National Express
    9h 10m
    21:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    06:40
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    £38
  • FlixBus
    8h 40m
    00:25
    London
    Finchley Road
    09:05
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £43

Cheapest bus trips Sunday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    9h 5m
    10:05
    London
    Finchley Road
    19:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    £26
  • National Express
    10h 25m
    08:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    18:55
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    £27
  • National Express
    9h 10m
    21:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    06:40
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    £27
  • megabus
    8h 35m
    22:00
    London
    Finchley Road
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    £28
  • FlixBus
    8h 40m
    00:25
    London
    Finchley Road
    09:05
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £43

Frequency of bus connections between London and Edinburgh

See here how frequent the connections between London and Edinburgh are, during different times and days of the week.
Saturday is the busiest day, with more than 25 daily coaches from London to Edinburgh. Monday has instead the fewest connections, with only 14 daily coaches between London and Edinburgh.
The busiest time of the day is the Evening, with 83 coaches from London to Edinburgh, while Afternoon sees the fewest connections between London and Edinburgh, with 1 offers.

Facts about coaches from London to Edinburgh

Compare all providers like FlixBus, National Express and megabus that travel 18 times every day by bus from London to Edinburgh in one click! Book your bus ticket from London to Edinburgh starting from £17!

Cheapest Bus £17
Fastest Bus 8h 1m
Earliest Coach 17:40
Latest Coach 23:59
Daily Bus Connections 18 Ø
Distance 533.7 km
Coach Companies FlixBus, National Express and megabus

Cheapest coach connections from London to Edinburgh

Every day, 18 buses from 3 coach companies leave London for Edinburgh: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 20/05/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 20/05
£28
Tuesday 21/05
£17
Wednesday 22/05
£20
Thursday 23/05
£18
Friday 24/05
£20
Saturday 25/05
£26
Sunday 26/05
£26
Monday 27/05
£24
Tuesday 28/05
£23
Wednesday 29/05
£16
Thursday 30/05
£18
Friday 31/05
£20
Saturday 01/06
£17
Sunday 02/06
£20
Monday 03/06
£16
Tuesday 04/06
£16
Wednesday 05/06
£16
Thursday 06/06
£20
Friday 07/06
£18
Saturday 08/06
£17
Sunday 09/06
£20
Monday 10/06
£16
Tuesday 11/06
£15
Wednesday 12/06
£15
Thursday 13/06
£15
Friday 14/06
£16
Saturday 15/06
£16
Sunday 16/06

The cheapest time to travel from London to Edinburgh

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from London to Edinburgh, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £17, Tuesday is the cheapest day for a coach from London to Edinburgh. Monday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £28.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from London to Edinburgh, with £17. Afternoon is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £75.

How to save money travelling from London to Edinburgh

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 London to Edinburgh in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from London to Edinburgh, 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 London to Edinburgh are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from London to Edinburgh

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

All bus stations and stops in London and Edinburgh

The map below shows you where to find all the bus stations in London and Edinburgh.

Service and Comfort on the bus from London to Edinburgh

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

FAQs about the London to Edinburgh bus

How much does a London - Edinburgh coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the London - Edinburgh bus trip is available from £17 and takes 9h 40m. Compare offers and save money!

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

The connection London to Edinburgh is offered by 3 companies with ticket prices ranging from £17 to £76. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you will get the cheapest ticket price.

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

Each day, the bus route from London to Edinburgh is offered by roughly 18 busses. By using our search, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Edinburgh from London take?

The quickest coach from London to Edinburgh is provided by megabus and takes 8h 1m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £33. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from London to Edinburgh?

The earliest bus to Edinburgh departs from London at 17:40. 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 London to Edinburgh?

The latest bus to Edinburgh departs from London at 23:59. 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 London - Edinburgh route?

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

You can check all the direct connections between London and Edinburgh by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: FlixBus, National Express and megabus.

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

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you are allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the London Edinburgh 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 London Edinburgh 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 London to Edinburgh on your planned travel date.

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

Economy
Economy

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

Alternate transport types from London to Edinburgh

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

Cheap train tickets from London to Edinburgh

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from London to Edinburgh for the next days.
  • Lumo
    4h 20m
    05:48
    London
    10:08
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    Lumo
    Economy
    from £60
  • Avanti West Coast
    6h 3m
    06:16
    London
    12:19
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    Avanti West Coast
    Economy
    from £90
  • London North Eastern Railway (LNER)
    4h 20m
    07:00
    London
    11:20
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    London North Eastern Railway (LNER)
    Economy
    from £94
  • London North Eastern Railway (LNER)
    4h 59m
    06:15
    London
    11:14
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    London North Eastern Railway (LNER)
    First Class
    from £137

Cheap carpooling from London to Edinburgh

Here is a selection of the cheapest carpooling offers from the schedule from London to Edinburgh for the next days.
  • BlaBlaCar
    8h 40m
    17:20
    London
    02:00
    Edinburgh
    BlaBlaCar
    Economy
    from £25

More bus routes from London and Edinburgh

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

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