Brighton to Edinburgh bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Brighton to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Jun 19


Fastest Journey

13 h 30 m


16 h 31 m

Buses per day



605 km

Cheap bus tickets from Brighton to Edinburgh start from $35 with an average ticket price of $42.

The fastest bus from Brighton to Edinburgh takes 13h 30m in comparison to an average duration of 16h 31m and covers a distance of 605 km.

3 buses leave Brighton for Edinburgh every day with 3 travelling directly.

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Overview: Bus from Brighton to Edinburgh

distanceDistance374 miles (604 km)
durationAverage bus duration13 h 13 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$50 (€44)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Brighton to Edinburgh cover the 374 miles (604 km) long trip taking on average 13 h 13 min with our travel partners like National Express. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $50 (€44), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $28 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Brighton, Patcham and arrive in Edinburgh, Bus Station.

Bus companies: National Express from Brighton to Edinburgh

Buy your official National Express bus tickets from Brighton to Edinburgh from $29 (€26) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus to Edinburgh from Brighton, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Bus information from Brighton to Edinburgh with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 13 h 13 min
  • Cheapest Price: $29
  • National Express frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Bus from Brighton to Edinburgh

FAQs: Take the bus from Brighton 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 Brighton to Edinburgh.
Cheap bus tickets from Brighton to Edinburgh can start from as little as $28 (€25) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Brighton to Edinburgh is $50 (€44); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Brighton to Edinburgh bus time is 13 h 13 min   covering the 374 mile (604 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Brighton to Edinburgh leaves at 4: 17 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Brighton to Edinburgh leaves at 10: 50 PM.
There is 1 bus a day from Brighton to Edinburgh which require at least one change with National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer buses.
Take the Brighton to Edinburgh bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip between Brighton and Edinburgh as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Brighton, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Brighton, Patcham, Brighton, Preston Circus and Brighton, Pool Valley Coach Station. 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 Brighton, Patcham, which is located around 3.1 miles (5 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 to travel from Brighton to Edinburgh by bus is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Brighton to Edinburgh including taking a train, bus or flight.

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