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Bus Information between Edinburgh and Belfast

distanceDistance143 miles (230 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$44 (€36)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Edinburgh to Belfast cover the 143 miles (230 km) long route taking on average 7 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $44 (€36), but the average price of bus tickets is $44 (€36). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Belfast, Stena Line terminus.

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National Express Edinburgh – Belfast

Buy your official National Express bus tickets from Edinburgh to Belfast from $44 (€36) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

National Express

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 Edinburgh - Belfast 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.

    National Express' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between Edinburgh and Belfast are the following:

    • 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 Edinburgh to Belfast
    Take the bus to Belfast 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 Edinburgh to Belfast.
    FAQs
    How much are cheap buses between Edinburgh and Belfast?
    Bus tickets between Edinburgh and Belfast for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $44 (€36)  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much does it cost to take a bus from Edinburgh to Belfast?
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $44 (€36)  for a bus ticket between Edinburgh and Belfast.
    How many miles is it from Edinburgh to Belfast by bus?
    The Edinburgh to Belfast bus distance is approximately 143 miles (230 km).
    How many hours is the bus time from Edinburgh to Belfast?
    The bus time to Belfast from Edinburgh is on average 7 h 20 min  for the 143 miles (230 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Belfast from Edinburgh by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    What is the departure bus station in Edinburgh and arrival bus station in Belfast?

    Some of the Edinburgh bus stations to Belfast you can start your journey from include Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Belfast include Belfast, Stena Line terminus, Belfast, Europa Buscentre and Belfast, Europa Bus Centre.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arriving in Belfast, Stena Line terminus.

    Where is the Edinburgh bus station located? Where is the Belfast bus station located?

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival bus station in Belfast, called Belfast, Stena Line terminus, is located around 4 mile (s) / 6 km away from its city center.

    Which bus companies can get me from Edinburgh to Belfast?
    If you're looking for buses from Edinburgh to Belfast, you can rely on National Express to get you to Belfast. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Edinburgh to Belfast route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    When can I take the first bus from Edinburgh to Belfast? When can I take the last bus for the day?
    The earliest bus departing from Edinburgh to Belfast leaves at 10: 00 AM. The last bus departing from Edinburgh to Belfast leaves at 2: 00 PM. You can find the latest Edinburgh to Belfast bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How early should I purchase bus tickets between Edinburgh and Belfast to score the best deals?
    You can find buses from Edinburgh to Belfast to cost on average $44 (€36) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Edinburgh to Belfast bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.