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Do you know the best way to get from Birmingham to Edinburgh? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How much do bus tickets from Birmingham to Edinburgh cost?

When you're traveling from Birmingham to Edinburgh, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 53.59. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 11.83, 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.

Birmingham to Edinburgh by bus

Best price £ 21.88
Journey duration 8 h 36 min
Connections per day 11
First departure 07:45
Last departure 23:00
Distance 245.4 mi
Departure Birmingham
Arrival Edinburgh
Carriers National Express, Megabus, Megabus Uk, West midlands railway

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Route Summary by Bus

Connections
17
Carriers
3
Minimum price
£ 11.83
Maximum price
£ 27,360

Birmingham - Edinburgh

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£ 139.70

Date
Sunday, June 19th 2022
Avanti West Coast-logo
Birmingham New Street - Edinburgh Waverley
18:15 - 22:28
Avanti West Coast
4h 13min
CO2: 1.13kg
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How long will it take me to travel from Birmingham to Edinburgh by bus?

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 30 min.On average, it will take you about 8 h 6 min to travel the 245.4 mi between Birmingham and Edinburgh.

What time are the first and last departures from Birmingham to Edinburgh?

If you prefer to travel early, 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 daily departure leaves at 23:00.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 journeys from Birmingham to Edinburgh take place each day?

On average, there are 14 daily departures from Birmingham to Edinburgh. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 20 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include National Express, Megabus and West midlands railway, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 13 departures from Birmingham which travel directly to Edinburgh. There are 1 journeys with one change or more.

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