Bournemouth to Edinburgh bus

Sat, Jun 15
+ Add return
Scan to get our free app
Use our app to get live travel updates and book mobile tickets for trains, buses, flights, and ferries.
App Store
42K ratings
Google Play
136K reviews

Cheap bus tickets and times from Bournemouth to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Jun 15


Fastest Journey

12 h 25 m


12 h 48 m

Buses per day



588 km

Cheap bus tickets from Bournemouth to Edinburgh start from $65 with an average ticket price of $67.

The fastest bus from Bournemouth to Edinburgh takes 12h 25m in comparison to an average duration of 12h 48m and covers a distance of 588 km.

3 buses leave Bournemouth for Edinburgh every day with It's difficult to get from Bournemouth to Edinburgh without transferring at least once. travelling directly.

National Express
Bournemouth, Coach Station
1 transfer
National Express
Bournemouth, Coach Station
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
National Express
Bournemouth, Coach Station
1 transfer

Compare prices and tickets Bournemouth to Edinburgh by train, bus, or flight

Jun 15
Jun 16
Jun 17
Jun 18
Jun 19
Jun 20
Jun 21
Jun 22
Jun 23
Jun 24
Jun 25
Jun 26
Jun 27
Jun 28
Jun 29
Jun 30
Jul 01
Jul 02
Jul 03
Jul 04
Jul 05

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Eurolines France
Bla Bla Bus

Overview: Bus from Bournemouth to Edinburgh

distanceDistance365 miles (588 km)
durationAverage bus duration12 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$58 (€50)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Bournemouth to Edinburgh cover the 365 miles (588 km) long route taking on average 12 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $30 (€26), but the average price of bus tickets is $58 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Bournemouth, Coach Station and arrive in Edinburgh, Bus Station.

Bus providers: National Express from Bournemouth to Edinburgh

National Express buses will get you from Bournemouth to Edinburgh from $45 (€40). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Bournemouth - Edinburgh bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

Bournemouth to Edinburgh bus information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 12 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: $45
  • National Express frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Bus from Bournemouth to Edinburgh

FAQs: Take the bus from Bournemouth to Edinburgh with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Bournemouth to Edinburgh.
Cheap bus tickets from Bournemouth to Edinburgh can start from as little as $30 (€26) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Bournemouth to Edinburgh is $58 (€50); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time between Bournemouth and Edinburgh is on average 12 h 25 min   for the 365 mile (588 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Bournemouth and Edinburgh by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Bournemouth to Edinburgh leaves at 5: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Bournemouth to Edinburgh leaves at 7: 15 PM.
There is 1 bus a day from Bournemouth to Edinburgh which require at least one change with National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer buses.
For the journey from Bournemouth to Edinburgh you can take a bus with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Edinburgh from Bournemouth on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Bournemouth, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Bournemouth, Coach Station, Bournemouth, Airport and Bournemouth, Holdenhurst Road. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your route in bus stations like Edinburgh, Bus Station, Edinburgh, Barnton Junction and Edinburgh, North Bridge.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Bournemouth, Coach Station, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Edinburgh, Bus Station, located 0.4 miles (687 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a bus from Bournemouth to Edinburgh is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Bournemouth and Edinburgh including taking a train, bus or flight.

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

Hand With Phone
More routes, destinations and providers