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Bus London to Edinburgh: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much do bus tickets from London to Edinburgh cost?

The prices for bus tickets from London to Edinburgh vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from London to Edinburgh will cost £ 11.63. The average bus ticket price is approximately £ 56.95. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

London to Edinburgh by bus

Best price £ 11.63
Journey duration 11 h 57 min
Connections per day 8
First departure 00:10
Last departure 23:59
Distance 331.8 mi
Departure London
Arrival Edinburgh
Carriers National Express, Megabus, Megabus Gold, Megabus Uk, Bus, London Overground, Southern

Ticket price London - Edinburgh every day

£ 179.96
£ 16.92
£ 19.60
£ 11.74
In 2 days
£ 170.33
£ 16.91
£ 31.73
In 3 days
£ 16.91
£ 31.69
In 4 days
£ 123.13
£ 11.77
In 5 days
£ 185.71
£ 11.66
£ 30.92
In 6 days
£ 16.82
£ 29.82

Route Summary by Bus

Minimum price
£ 11.63
Maximum price
£ 22,747.80

London - Edinburgh


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By Train

£ 186.86

Sunday, July 10th 2022
Edimburgo Waverley - Londres Kings Cross
13:55 - 18:17
4h 22min
CO2: 1.53kg
By Bus

£ 11.63

Saturday, July 9th 2022
London Victoria Coach Station - Edinburgh Bus Station
22:00 - 07:00
CO2: 18.8kg

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

The journey from London to Edinburgh covers a distance of 332.4 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 12 h 16 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from London to Edinburgh faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from London to Edinburgh leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave London at 08:30, and the last departure will leave at 23:59. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from London to Edinburgh can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many daily journeys are there from London to Edinburgh?

The route from London to Edinburgh is served by providers including National Express, Megabus, Bus, London Overground and Southern. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 46 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from London 16 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from London to Edinburgh, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 11 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 5 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.


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