Bus from Manchester to Edinburgh

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Coach Manchester Edinburgh: Facts about the bus route

Cheapest Bus£14.98
Fastest Bus7h 40m
Earliest Coach11:30
Latest Coach22:50
Daily Bus Connections1 Ø
Distance281.6 km
Coach CompaniesFlixBus, National Express, megabus
If you're trying to book a ticket for a coach from Manchester to Edinburgh, CheckMyBus can help!
Find the exact times the bus departs from Manchester 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 FlixBus, National Express or megabus. Looking to save money? Then you can compare prices between all companies with coaches travelling from Manchester to Edinburgh and get the cheapest bus tickets.
We’ll show you what you need to know about long-distance coaches in Manchester 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 Manchester. 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 Manchester to Edinburgh

from £16.50
from £35.98
from £19.90
from £17.79
from £17.79
from £19.90

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

  • FlixBus
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 15h 15m
    Edinburgh- St Andrew Square
  • FlixBus
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 9h 25m
    Edinburgh- St Andrew Square
  • National Express
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 7h 40m
    Edinburgh - Central bus station

What are the cheapest buses from Manchester to Edinburgh you would typically find?

Bus timetables may change. Below, you'll find coach companies that usually provide the bus route Manchester to Edinburgh but are currently out of service.
  • megabus
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 6h 54m
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Temporarily not available: last found 06/10/2021

Bus Manchester Edinburgh: Further information

Customise your search results to fit your travel needs.
In the search bar, we have already set Manchester 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 Manchester, 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 Manchester Edinburgh bus route and consider multiple factors before booking your journey. The cheapest coach tickets are provided by National Express at £8.00, whereas the quickest connection takes 7h 40m. 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 Manchester 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 Manchester to Edinburgh!

All bus stops in Manchester and Edinburgh

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
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh- Saughton
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh- St Andrew Square
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edingburgh - Queensferry Street
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)

Bus Manchester Edinburgh: FAQ about the bus route

How much does it cost to travel by coach from Manchester 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 £14.98 and takes 6h 45m. Compare offers and save money!

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

This bus route is offered by 3 bus companies with a range of ticket prices from £8.00 to £23.70. 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 Manchester to Edinburgh each day?

Every day, the Manchester Edinburgh bus route is offered by approximately 1 connection. With our search engine, you can find and compare bus times to find your ideal trip.

How long does the Manchester Edinburgh bus route take?

The fastest coach from Manchester to Edinburgh takes 7h 40m and is offered by megabus. Bus tickets for this route cost £13.59. However, bear in mind that the bus trip may take longer when there is traffic.

Is there a direct coach from Manchester to Edinburgh?

If you’re looking for a direct connection for the Manchester Edinburgh bus route, we currently compare 1 direct bus connection with the following company: National Express

When does the first bus from Manchester depart for Edinburgh?

The earliest bus from Manchester to Edinburgh leaves at 11:30. 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 Manchester depart for Edinburgh?

The latest bus from Manchester to Edinburgh starts at 22:50. 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 Manchester Edinburgh bus route?

When travelling from Manchester to Edinburgh can travel with FlixBus, National Express and megabus. 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 Manchester 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 Manchester 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 Manchester 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 Manchester to Edinburgh on your planned travel date.

Compare Manchester and Edinburgh

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A taxi journey in Manchester is 11% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
A bus fare in Manchester is 39% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
A pint of beer in Manchester is 13% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
A bottle of water in Manchester is 0% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
A meal in Manchester is 29% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

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