Edinburgh to Cambridge bus

Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to Cambridge

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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.

09:20AMEdinburgh13h30 10:50PMCambridge
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National Express
08:50PMEdinburgh17h00 01:50PMCambridge
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Bus schedule from Edinburgh to Cambridge

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09:20AMEdinburgh13h30 10:50PMCambridge
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08:50PMEdinburgh17h00 01:50PMCambridge
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Fastest Journey

13 h 30 m


15 h 15 m

Buses per day



470 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Edinburgh for Cambridge every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

09:20AMEdinburgh13h30 10:50PMCambridge
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National Express
08:50PMEdinburgh17h00 01:50PMCambridge
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Overview: Bus from Edinburgh to Cambridge

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
durationAverage bus duration13 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$35 (€34)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus providersFlixbus or National Express

Buses from Edinburgh to Cambridge cover the 291 miles (469 km) long journey taking on average 13 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or National Express. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $18 (€17), but the average price of bus tickets is $35 (€34). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9).

Bus providers: FlixBus and National Express from Edinburgh to Cambridge

You can travel by bus from Edinburgh to Cambridge with FlixBus and National Express for as low as $18 (€17). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

National Express

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Bus information from Edinburgh to Cambridge with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 12 h 59 min
  • Average Price: $18
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

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 - Cambridge 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.

  • Average Price: $41

Travel Tips: Bus to Cambridge from Edinburgh

Travel Tips: Take the bus to Cambridge 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 Cambridge.
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Cambridge from Edinburgh for as low as $18 (€17)  for the next 7 days.
The bus price to Cambridge from Edinburgh is on average $35 (€34)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
You should expect to travel around 291 miles (469 km)  from Edinburgh to Cambridge by bus.
While the time it takes to travel 291 miles (469 km) from Edinburgh to Cambridge can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Edinburgh to Cambridge bus journey time is on average 13 h 30 min.

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, Bus Station. When arriving in Cambridge, you can end your route in bus stations like Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9), Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway and Cambridge, Jesus College.

Omio customers book a bus from Edinburgh Waverley   to Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9)   most frequently for this route.

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0.4 miles (660 m) from the city center of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival bus station in Cambridge, called Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9), is located around 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from its city center.

For the best Edinburgh to Cambridge bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus or National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Edinburgh and Cambridge to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there is 1 bus a day from Edinburgh to Cambridge. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest bus for this route departs from Edinburgh at 9: 20 AM. The last bus leaves from Edinburgh at 8: 50 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Edinburgh to Cambridge and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you buy a bus ticket from Edinburgh to Cambridge within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $35 (€34) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Cambridge from Edinburgh are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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