Edinburgh to Glasgow bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Edinburgh to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Jun 19

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

54 m

Average

1 h 41 m

Buses per day

148

Distance

67 km

Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to Glasgow start from $6 with an average ticket price of $7.

The fastest bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow takes 54m in comparison to an average duration of 1h 41m and covers a distance of 67 km.

148 buses leave Edinburgh for Glasgow every day with 134 travelling directly.

Cheapest
FlixBus
05:40PM1h15
Edinburgh
06:55PMGlasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
$61One-way
0 transfers
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FlixBus
06:35AM1h15
Edinburgh
07:50AMGlasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
$61One-way
0 transfers
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FlixBus
09:15AM1h20
Edinburgh
10:35AMGlasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
$61One-way
0 transfers
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FlixBus
10:50AM1h30
Edinburgh
12:20PMGlasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
$71One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
08:50AM1h30
Edinburgh
10:20AMGlasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
$71One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow

distanceDistance41 miles (66 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 14 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$9 (€8)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersMegabus, National Express, FlixBus, TransPennine Express or ScotRail

Buses from Edinburgh to Glasgow cover the 41 miles (66 km) long route taking on average 1 h 14 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express, FlixBus, TransPennine Express or ScotRail. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $9 (€8), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $4 (€4). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.

Bus companies: Megabus, National Express and FlixBus from Edinburgh to Glasgow

Megabus, National Express and FlixBus buses will get you from Edinburgh to Glasgow from $5 (€4). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

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 from Edinburgh to Glasgow, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Buses from Edinburgh to Glasgow

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.

Which bus companies drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow?

On the Edinburgh - Glasgow route, the modern buses of the British transport company National Express are on the move.

How long does the bus ride from Edinburgh to Glasgow take?

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.

How often can I take the bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow?

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.

Bus stations on the Edinburgh - Glasgow route?

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.

FAQs: Bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow

FAQs: Take the bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow 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 Edinburgh to Glasgow.
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to Glasgow can start from as little as $4 (€4) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Edinburgh to Glasgow is $9 (€8); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow is 1 h 14 min   to travel the 41 mile (66 km) long journey, with around there is 1 bus per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow leaves at 5: 35 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow leaves at 11: 45 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow without having to change trains with Megabus, FlixBus or ScotRail. There is 1 direct bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Edinburgh to Glasgow bus with Megabus, National Express, FlixBus, TransPennine Express or ScotRail. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the journey between Edinburgh and Glasgow as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Edinburgh, Bus Station, Edinburgh, Barnton Junction and Edinburgh, North Bridge. When arriving in Glasgow, you can end your trip in bus stations like Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Hampden Park and Glasgow, Bothwell Street / Blythswood Street (University).

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Edinburgh, Bus Station, which is located around 0.4 miles (687 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Glasgow from Edinburgh is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 14 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow by bus is September.
You have options as you can travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow 2 different ways: train or bus.

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