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Birmingham to Edinburgh by bus

The journey from Birmingham to Edinburgh by bus is 245.72 mi and takes 9 hrs 21 mins. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 07:30 and the last at 22:55. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to Edinburgh by bus for as little as £29.37 or as much as £72.50. The best price for this journey is £29.37.

Lowest Price£29.37
Journey Duration9 hrs 21 mins
Connection per Day7
Lowest Price£29.37
Highest Price£72.50
First Departure07:30
Last Departure22:55
Distance245.72 mi
DepartureBirmingham
ArrivalEdinburgh
CarriersNational Express

Birmingham to Edinburgh Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Birmingham to Edinburgh?

When you're traveling from Birmingham to Edinburgh, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £45.27. You might be able to find prices as low as £29.37, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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When you're traveling from Birmingham to Edinburgh, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £45.27. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How much time will it take to go from Birmingham to Edinburgh by bus?

The distance between Birmingham to Edinburgh is approximately 245.72 mi. In general, it will take you about 9 hrs 21 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions, and the type of terrain that must be crossed. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. In order to get from Birmingham to Edinburgh faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Birmingham and Edinburgh will complete the journey in 8 hrs 40 mins.On average, it will take you about 9 hrs 21 mins to travel the 245.72 mi between Birmingham and Edinburgh.

At what time of the day can I travel from Birmingham to Edinburgh?

The first daily departure from Birmingham to Edinburgh leaves at 07:30, while the last journey of the day sets out at 22:55. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Birmingham and Edinburgh. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Birmingham to Edinburgh leaving at 07:30. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 22:55.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many times a day do journeys run from Birmingham to Edinburgh?

You will be able to travel from Birmingham to Edinburgh using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 7 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Birmingham to Edinburgh using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 4 direct connections from Birmingham to Edinburgh each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 3 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham to Edinburgh. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Edinburgh.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham to Edinburgh, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Birmingham to Edinburgh.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Edinburgh by bus

When travelling to Edinburgh by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Birmingham to Edinburgh CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
27.68kg
Bus
29.66kg
Flight
79.09kg
Car
63.27kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Birmingham to Edinburgh?
A bus ticket from Birmingham to Edinburgh is £45.27. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £29.37.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Birmingham to Edinburgh?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to Edinburgh is £29.37. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Birmingham and Edinburgh by bus?
Birmingham to Edinburgh is 245.72 mi.
How long does the bus between Birmingham and Edinburgh take?
Birmingham to Edinburgh is on average 9 hrs 21 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 8 hrs 40 mins.
How many bus connections per day go from Birmingham to Edinburgh?
Birmingham to Edinburgh has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Birmingham to Edinburgh leave?
The earliest bus from Birmingham to Edinburgh departs at 07:30. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Birmingham to Edinburgh depart?
The latest bus from Birmingham to Edinburgh departs at 22:55. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Birmingham to Edinburgh in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £29.37 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Birmingham to Edinburgh?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Birmingham to go to Edinburgh. You can go from Five Ways, Birmingham Moor Street, Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Coach Station and you can arrive at Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and The Mound (Stop MB).
How many direct connections depart from Birmingham to Edinburgh?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Birmingham to go to Edinburgh.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham to Edinburgh by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Birmingham and Edinburgh is 8 hrs 40 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Birmingham to Edinburgh?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Birmingham and Edinburgh.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to Edinburgh by bus?
The bus journey from Birmingham to Edinburgh creates 29.66kg of CO2 emissions.

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