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Cheap bus tickets and times from Chester to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Jun 16


Fastest Journey

17 h 5 m


17 h 5 m

Buses per day



308 km

Cheap bus tickets from Chester to Edinburgh start from $80 with an average ticket price of $80.

The fastest bus from Chester to Edinburgh takes 17h 5m in comparison to an average duration of 17h 5m and covers a distance of 308 km.

1 buses leave Chester for Edinburgh every day with 1 travelling directly.

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Overview: Bus from Chester to Edinburgh

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 23 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$79 (€70)
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus providersFlixBus or TransPennine Express

Buses from Chester to Edinburgh cover the 190 miles (307 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 23 min with our travel partners like FlixBus or TransPennine Express. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $79 (€70), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $22 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange) and arrive in Edinburgh, Bus Station.

Bus providers: FlixBus and TransPennine Express from Chester to Edinburgh

FlixBus and TransPennine Express buses will get you to Edinburgh from Chester from $30 (€26). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

Chester to Edinburgh bus information with TransPennine Express:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 48 min
  • Cheapest Price: $84

FAQs: Bus from Chester to Edinburgh

FAQs: Take the bus from Chester 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 Chester to Edinburgh.
Cheap bus tickets from Chester to Edinburgh can start from as little as $22 (€19) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Chester to Edinburgh is $79 (€70); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Chester to Edinburgh bus time is 6 h 23 min   covering the 190 mile (307 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Chester to Edinburgh leaves at 8: 42 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Chester to Edinburgh leaves at 5: 36 PM.
For the trip from Chester to Edinburgh you can take a bus with FlixBus or TransPennine Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services to Edinburgh from Chester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Chester, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange), Chester, Vicar's Lane and Chester, Railway Station. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your trip in bus stations like Edinburgh, Bus Station, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, Barnton Junction.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange), which is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 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 Chester to Edinburgh is September.
You have options as you can travel between Chester and Edinburgh 3 different ways: train, flight or bus.

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