Bus from London to Edinburgh

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Which tickets are the cheapest for the London Edinburgh bus route? What is the quickest bus? Compare all routes and companies when searching for buses from London to Edinburgh. Find all bus schedules with a single click!

Coach London Edinburgh: Facts about the bus route

Cheapest Bus£14.59
Fastest Bus8h 35m
Earliest Coach08:00
Latest Coach23:30
Daily Bus Connections2 Ø
Distance533.7 km
Coach Companiesmegabus, National Express, FlixBus
If you're trying to book a ticket for a coach from London to Edinburgh, CheckMyBus can help!
Find the exact times the bus departs from London 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. With our search engine, you can find hus tickets from companies offering this route, such as megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Looking to save money? Then you can compare prices between all companies with coaches travelling from London to Edinburgh and get the cheapest bus tickets.
We’ll show you what you need to know about long-distance coaches in London 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 London. 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 London to Edinburgh

Today
from £19.99
Tomorrow
from £14.99
06/12
from £14.99
07/12
from £14.90
08/12
from £14.99
09/12
from £14.90

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

  • megabus
    08:00
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 12h 14m
    20:14
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£14.59
  • megabus
    22:30
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 10h 50m
    09:20
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£14.59
  • National Express
    08:30
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 10h 40m
    19:10
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£14.90
  • National Express
    09:05
    London - Golders Green Coach Station
    Duration 10h 5m
    19:10
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£14.90
  • National Express
    22:30
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 9h 10m
    07:40
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£14.90
  • FlixBus
    23:00
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 9h 5m
    08:05
    Edinburgh- St Andrew Square
    from£14.99
  • FlixBus
    23:30
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 8h 35m
    08:05
    Edinburgh- St Andrew Square
    from£14.99
  • megabus
    22:25
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 8h 55m
    07:20
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£14.99
  • megabus
    22:00
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 9h 20m
    07:20
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£14.99
  • National Express
    08:30
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 10h 55m
    19:25
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£16.00
  • National Express
    09:05
    London - Golders Green Coach Station
    Duration 10h 20m
    19:25
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£16.00
  • FlixBus
    23:00
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 9h 15m
    08:15
    Edinburgh- St Andrew Square
    from£19.99
  • FlixBus
    23:30
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 8h 45m
    08:15
    Edinburgh- St Andrew Square
    from£19.99
  • megabus
    09:55
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 9h 5m
    19:00
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from£19.99

The cheapest carpooling offers from London to Edinburgh

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    08:00
    London
    Duration 8h 0m
    16:00
    Edinburgh
    from£30.00
  • BlaBlaCar
    08:00
    London
    Duration 8h 30m
    16:30
    Edinburgh
    from£40.00

Bus London Edinburgh: Further information

Customise your search results to fit your travel needs.
In the search bar, we have already set London 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 London, 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.
Once you get your results, you can compare all available options for the London Edinburgh bus route and consider multiple factors before booking your journey. The cheapest coach tickets are provided by megabus at £14.59, whereas the quickest connection takes 8h 35m. Whether you’d prefer the cheapest ticket, quickest trip or the bus with the most amenities, our search engine can help you find the best deal for your trip!
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 London 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 London to Edinburgh!

All bus stops in London and Edinburgh

Stations
Edinburgh - Barnton Junction
Queensferry Rd , Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Beechmount Balgreen Road
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Central bus station
Multrees Walk 13-14, EH1 3DQ  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh College
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Corstorphine
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Drum Brae Avenue
Drum Brae S 103 , EH12 8TH  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Gateway
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - George Street
George St 47, EH2 2HN  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Gogarburn
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Grassmarket Square
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Greenside Row & Leith Street
Greenside Row & Leith Street , Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Gyle Center
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Hanover Street
Hanover St , EH2 2DS  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Haymarket Station
Haymarket Terrace 4, EH12 5EZ  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Maybury
Maybury Rd , Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Murrayfield Stadium
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - N St David St
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Orchard Brae
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Park Central
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Princes Street
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Royal Highland Centre
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Stewart's Melville
Queensferry Rd , EH4 2UP  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Waverley Station
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh- Saughton
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh- St Andrew Square
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edingburgh - Queensferry Street
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)

Bus London Edinburgh: FAQ about the bus route

How much does it cost to travel by coach from London 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 £14.59 and takes 12h 14m. Compare offers and save money!

When comparing buses from London to Edinburgh, how much can I save?

This bus route is offered by 3 bus companies with a range of ticket prices from £14.59 to £19.99. Thus, we reccomend you book your journey as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Edinburgh.

On average, how many connections are available for the bus route from London to Edinburgh each day?

Every day, the London Edinburgh bus route is offered by approximately 2 connections. With our search engine, you can find and compare bus times to find your ideal trip.

How long does the London Edinburgh bus route take?

The fastest coach from London to Edinburgh takes 8h 35m and is offered by FlixBus. Bus tickets for this route cost £14.99. However, bear in mind that the bus trip may take longer when there is traffic.

Is there a direct coach from London to Edinburgh?

If you’re looking for a direct connection for the London Edinburgh bus route, we currently compare 2 direct bus connections with the following companies: megabus and National Express

When does the first bus from London depart for Edinburgh?

The earliest bus from London to Edinburgh leaves at 08:00. 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 London depart for Edinburgh?

The latest bus from London to Edinburgh starts at 23:30. 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.

Which coach companies offer connections for the London Edinburgh bus route?

When travelling from London to Edinburgh can travel with megabus, National Express and FlixBus. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus deals from multiple companies. Find the trip that works best for you!

What can I bring with me on the London 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 London 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 London 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 London to Edinburgh on your planned travel date.

Compare London and Edinburgh

London
7.56 Million
Edinburgh
464,990
£7.49
£4.25
London
Edinburgh
A taxi journey in London is 44% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
£2.50
£1.60
London
Edinburgh
A bus fare in London is 36% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
£4.50
£4.00
London
Edinburgh
A pint of beer in London is 12% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
£0.89
£1.12
London
Edinburgh
A bottle of water in London is 21% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
£6.27
£6.99
London
Edinburgh
A meal in London is 11% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Bus routes from London and Edinburgh

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