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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Bristol to Edinburgh. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

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

On average, a bus ticket from Bristol to Edinburgh will cost you £ 55.32. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as £ 23.44. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Journey Details

Best price £ 54.03
Journey duration 13 h 35 min
Connections per day 1
First departure 19:15
Last departure 19:15
Distance 311.9 mi

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National Express
Duration: 13 h 35 min
Bristol Bus Station - Edinburgh Bus Station
19:15 - 08:50
£ 54.07

How long will it take me to travel from Bristol to Edinburgh by bus?

The journey between Bristol and Edinburgh runs for about 311.9 mi and usually takes approximately 13 h 35 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 10 h 55 min. If you are trying to get from Bristol to Edinburgh as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

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

The first departure of the night from Bristol to Edinburgh leaves at 03:20, while the last journey sets out at 19:15. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Bristol 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.

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

The exact number of journeys from Bristol to Edinburgh can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 2 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including National Express. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 14 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Bristol to Edinburgh. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Bristol to Edinburgh varies, but in general, you can expect to find 1 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 1 journeys with one change or more.

Stations of departure

Bristol Bus & Coach Stn, Marlborough St
Bristol Bus Station
Bus & Coach Station

Destination stations

Edinburgh, Bus Stn, Elder St
Edinburgh Bus Station
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