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 Edinburgh to Glasgow will cost around $ 11 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 7.
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1 h 16 m
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Of the 94 buses that leave Edinburgh for Glasgow every day 94 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 67 km distance in an average of 1 h 16 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 50 m .
The slowest buses will take 1 h 45 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||41 miles (66 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 13 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$6 (€5)|
|Bus providers||National Express or Megabus|
Buses from Edinburgh to Glasgow cover the 41 miles (66 km) long route taking on average 1 h 13 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $3 (€2), but the average price of bus tickets is $6 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
Travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow from $3 (€2) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. 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 between Edinburgh and Glasgow, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
When you buy your National Express bus tickets from Edinburgh to Glasgow don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
Bus departs several times an hour to Glasgow in Edinburgh. They take travellers comfortably from one Scottish city to another in just 1:00 to 1:45 hours. All bus connections offered on the route are direct journeys without changing trains.
On the Edinburgh - Glasgow route, the modern buses of the British transport company National Express are on the move.
If you're travelling by bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow, you don't have to change buses while you're driving. The direct journeys last between 1:00 h and 1:45 h.
Up to five times per hour you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow. The first bus leaves the Edinburgh Bus Station in Elder Street early in the morning at 5:20 a.m.. The latest departure of the day is around 0:00 am.
At which bus station does the bus depart in Edinburgh? The starting point for all bus services on the route is the Edinburgh Bus Station on Elder Street. It is located in the city centre not far from Saint Andrew Square.
At which bus station does the bus arrive in Glasgow? The buses coming from Edinburgh end their journey at Buchanan Bus Station, less than 0.5 kilometres from Glasgow Queen Street Central Metro Station.
When taking the bus to Glasgow from Edinburgh, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh. Your trip can end in bus stations such as Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Hampden Park.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the bus station to the city center in Glasgow.
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