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Bus Information from Dublin to Edinburgh

distanceDistance218 miles (351 km)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Dublin to Edinburgh cover the 218 miles (351 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available.

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National Express buses between Dublin and Edinburgh

Find the best route from Dublin to Edinburgh with Omio's bus partners National Express! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

National Express

Taking the bus with National Express is a great way to travel between Dublin and Edinburgh! National Express is the UK’s leading bus company with hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country at affordable prices. As an official travel partner of National Express, Omio shows you the best deals for National Express bus tickets from Dublin to Edinburgh, so you can book the cheapest, fastest or earliest ticket. Simply choose the best times and tickets available for the Dublin to Edinburgh trip on Omio. You can expect to travel around 218 miles (351 km) between Dublin and Edinburgh on a National Express bus.

All National Express buses have air conditioning and free WiFi access as well as onboard entertainment. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long route. You can select from three ticket options for the Dublin to Edinburgh bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on canceling or changing your bus ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.

These are National Express' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus from Dublin to Edinburgh:

  • 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.

Travel Tips

Buses from Dublin 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 Dublin to Edinburgh.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Edinburgh, United Kingdom if I'm coming from Dublin, Ireland by bus?

Travel between Dublin, Ireland and Edinburgh, United Kingdom by bus is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Ireland?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Dublin?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

When traveling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 10/26/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Dublin and Edinburgh before traveling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Ireland from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

Return travel from United Kingdom to Ireland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Dublin from Edinburgh?

Entry into Ireland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Ireland from Edinburgh?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Dublin, Ireland?

The government of Ireland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/23/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Dublin from Edinburgh.

How many miles is it from Dublin to Edinburgh by bus?
You should expect to travel around 218 miles (351 km)  between Dublin and Edinburgh by bus.
Which bus companies can get me from Dublin to Edinburgh?
If you're looking for buses from Dublin to Edinburgh, you can rely on National Express to get you to Edinburgh. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Dublin to Edinburgh trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey