The cheapest buses from Cambridge to Edinburgh

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Cheapest

$68

Average

$68

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Cambridge to Edinburgh will cost around $ 68 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 68.

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03:10AMCambridge16h00 07:10PMEdinburgh
1 changes
$681One-way

Timetable Cambridge to Edinburgh

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03:10AMCambridge16h00 07:10PMEdinburgh
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Mon
Oct 25
$241London North Eastern Railway
$68National Express
Tue
Oct 26
$117London North Eastern Railway
$52National Express
Wed
Oct 27
$95London North Eastern Railway
$51National Express
Thu
Oct 28
$77London North Eastern Railway
$51National Express
Fri
Oct 29
$220London North Eastern Railway
$61National Express
Sat
Oct 30
$105London North Eastern Railway
$52National Express
Sun
Oct 31
$78London North Eastern Railway
$51National Express
Mon
Nov 1
$105London North Eastern Railway
$44National Express
Wed
Nov 3
$78London North Eastern Railway
$42National Express
Thu
Nov 4
$86London North Eastern Railway
$42National Express
Fri
Nov 5
$117London North Eastern Railway
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Sat
Nov 6
$105London North Eastern Railway
$43National Express
Sun
Nov 7
$78London North Eastern Railway
$50National Express
Mon
Nov 8
$116London North Eastern Railway
$39National Express
Tue
Nov 9
$78London North Eastern Railway
$42National Express
Wed
Nov 10
$78London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
Thu
Nov 11
$78London North Eastern Railway
$43National Express
Fri
Nov 12
$117London North Eastern Railway
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Sat
Nov 13
$106London North Eastern Railway
$42National Express

The fastest buses from Cambridge to Edinburgh

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Fastest Journey

16 h

Average

16 h

Buses per day

1

Distance

470 km

It's difficult to get from Cambridge to Edinburgh without transferring at least once.

Fastest
03:10AMCambridge16h00 07:10PMEdinburgh
1 changes
$681One-way

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Bus Information between Cambridge and Edinburgh

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
durationAverage bus duration13 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$59 (€47)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Cambridge to Edinburgh cover the 291 miles (469 km) long journey taking on average 13 h 40 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $59 (€47), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $51 (€41). Travelers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Bus companies

Travel with National Express between Cambridge and Edinburgh

Find the best buses between Cambridge and Edinburgh with Omio's travel partners National Express from $51 (€41). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a bus from Cambridge to Edinburgh, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express bus, you can expect to travel 291 miles (469 km) between Cambridge and Edinburgh and pay as low as $51 (€41) if you book in advance.

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 from Cambridge to Edinburgh, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express bus schedule from Cambridge to Edinburgh, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap bus tickets on Omio today!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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Buses from Cambridge to Edinburgh
Take the bus to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cambridge to Edinburgh.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest bus from Cambridge to Edinburgh?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Cambridge to Edinburgh buses for as little as $51 (€41)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket to Edinburgh from Cambridge?
If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cambridge to Edinburgh bus price to come in at an average of $59 (€47)  one way.
How far is it from Cambridge to Edinburgh by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Cambridge and Edinburgh by bus to be approximately 291 miles (469 km).
How long is a bus between Cambridge and Edinburgh on average?
On average the Cambridge to Edinburgh bus travel time is 13 h 40 min  for the 291 miles (469 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure bus station in Cambridge and arrival bus station in Edinburgh?

When taking the bus from Cambridge to Edinburgh, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway, Cambridge, Jesus College and Cambridge, Madingley Park and Ride. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Cambridge   and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Where is the bus station in Cambridge? Where is the bus station in Edinburgh?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Cambridge and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Edinburgh most often arrive at Edinburgh, Elder Street and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this bus station to the city center.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Cambridge to Edinburgh?
Take the Cambridge to Edinburgh bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the route to Edinburgh from Cambridge as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Cambridge to Edinburgh?
The first Cambridge to Edinburgh bus departs at 5: 00 PM   and the last bus from Cambridge to Edinburgh leaves at 6: 00 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Cambridge to Edinburgh on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy bus tickets to Edinburgh from Cambridge for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this journey and save money. If you book bus tickets from Cambridge to Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $59 (€47) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Cambridge to Edinburgh a few months in advance.

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