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Bus Birmingham to Edinburgh: Times, Prices and Tickets

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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 £ 2,830.12. 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 £ 53.15
Journey duration 9 h 26 min
Connections per day 6
First departure 07:45
Last departure 23:00
Distance 245.4 mi

Route Summary by Bus

Connections
11
Carriers
2
Minimum price
£ 11.83
Maximum price
£ 27,360

Birmingham - Edinburgh

Monthly
Cheapest

Best prices for the month

Cheapest tickets for

By Bus

£ 26.87

Date
Friday, January 14th 2022
National Express-logo
Birmingham Coach Station - Edinburgh Bus Station
07:30 - 17:15
National Express
9h 45min
CO2: 12.64kg
Cheapest
By Flight

£ 31.70

Date
Friday, January 14th 2022
Ryanair-logo
Birmingham - Turnhouse
22:00 - 07:35
Ryanair
9h 35min
1 changes
CO2: 79.39kg
National Express-logo
National Express
direct
Duration: 9 h 45 min
Birmingham Coach Station - Edinburgh Bus Station
07:30 - 17:15
£ 26.87
National Express-logo
National Express
direct
Duration: 9 h 50 min
Birmingham Coach Station - Edinburgh Bus Station
07:30 - 17:20
£ 29.38
National Express-logo
National Express
direct
Duration: 9 h 35 min
Birmingham Coach Station - Edinburgh Bus Station
22:30 - 08:05
£ 32.12
National Express-logo
National Express
1 change
Duration: 9 h 40 min
Birmingham Coach Station - Edinburgh Bus Station
23:00 - 08:40
£ 44.78
National Express-logo
National Express
1 change
Duration: 9 h 25 min
Birmingham Coach Station - Edinburgh Bus Station
10:00 - 19:25
£ 48.72
National Express-logo
National Express
direct
Duration: 9 h 10 min
Birmingham Airport Bus Station - Edinburgh Bus Station
22:55 - 08:05
£ 48.94
National Express-logo
National Express
direct
Duration: 9 h 45 min
Birmingham, Coach Station - Edinburgh, Bus Station
07:30 - 17:15
£ 7,300

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 55 min.On average, it will take you about 9 h 2 min to travel the 245.4 mi between Birmingham and Edinburgh.

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

The first journey of the night departs from Birmingham at 01:30. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 23:00. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Birmingham and Edinburgh. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

How many journeys from Birmingham to Edinburgh take place each day?

On average, there are 9 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 13 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include National Express and Megabus, 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 7 departures from Birmingham which travel directly to Edinburgh. There are 2 journeys with one change or more.

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