The cheapest buses from Edinburgh to Glasgow

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Cheapest

$7

Average

$11

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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04:00PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h45 05:45PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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11:59PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h16 01:15AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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03:45PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h36 05:21PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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06:30PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h20 07:50PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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11:30PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h13 12:43AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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Timetable Edinburgh to Glasgow

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12:30AMEdinburgh1h15 01:45AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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12:53AMEdinburgh0h52 01:45AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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01:00AMEdinburgh1h21 02:21AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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01:26AMEdinburgh0h55 02:21AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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01:30AMEdinburgh1h21 02:51AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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01:56AMEdinburgh0h55 02:51AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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02:30AMEdinburgh1h21 03:51AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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02:56AMEdinburgh0h55 03:51AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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03:30AMEdinburgh1h21 04:51AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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03:56AMEdinburgh0h55 04:51AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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05:30AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h22 06:52AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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06:00AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h22 07:22AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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06:30AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h26 07:56AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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06:45AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h30 08:15AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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07:00AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h35 08:35AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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07:15AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h30 08:45AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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07:25AMEdinburgh1h06 08:31AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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07:30AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h33 09:03AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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08:00AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h25 09:25AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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08:10AMEdinburgh1h10 09:20AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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08:15AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h25 09:40AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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08:30AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h25 09:55AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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08:40AMEdinburgh1h01 09:41AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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08:45AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h25 10:10AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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09:00AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h25 10:25AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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09:05AMEdinburgh0h56 10:01AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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09:15AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h25 10:40AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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09:30AMEdinburgh0h56 10:26AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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09:30AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h25 10:55AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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09:45AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 11:08AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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10:00AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 11:23AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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10:15AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 11:38AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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10:25AMEdinburgh0h56 11:21AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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10:30AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 11:53AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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10:45AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 12:08PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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11:00AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 12:23PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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11:15AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 12:38PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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11:25AMEdinburgh0h56 12:21PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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11:30AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 12:53PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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11:45AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 01:08PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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12:00PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 01:23PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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12:15PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 01:38PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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12:25PMEdinburgh0h56 01:21PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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12:30PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 01:53PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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12:45PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 02:08PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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01:00PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 02:23PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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01:15PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 02:38PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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01:25PMEdinburgh0h56 02:21PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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01:30PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 02:53PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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01:45PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 03:08PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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02:00PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 03:23PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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02:15PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 03:38PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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02:25PMEdinburgh0h56 03:21PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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02:30PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 03:53PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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02:45PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 04:08PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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03:00PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h29 04:29PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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03:15PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h24 04:39PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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03:25PMEdinburgh0h56 04:21PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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03:30PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h31 05:01PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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03:45PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h36 05:21PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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04:00PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h45 05:45PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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04:15PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h40 05:55PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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04:25PMEdinburgh0h56 05:21PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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04:30PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h41 06:11PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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04:45PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h35 06:20PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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05:00PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h38 06:38PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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05:15PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h30 06:45PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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05:25PMEdinburgh0h56 06:21PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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05:30PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h28 06:58PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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05:45PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h28 07:13PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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06:00PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h23 07:23PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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06:15PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h21 07:36PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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06:25PMEdinburgh0h56 07:21PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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06:30PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h20 07:50PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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06:45PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h17 08:02PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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07:00PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h15 08:15PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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07:15PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h15 08:30PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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07:25PMEdinburgh0h56 08:21PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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07:30PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h15 08:45PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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07:45PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h15 09:00PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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08:00PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h15 09:15PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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08:25PMEdinburgh0h56 09:21PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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08:30PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h15 09:45PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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08:35PMEdinburgh1h00 09:35PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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09:00PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h15 10:15PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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09:25PMEdinburgh0h56 10:21PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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09:30PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h15 10:45PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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10:00PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h15 11:15PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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10:25PMEdinburgh0h56 11:21PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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10:30PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h15 11:45PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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11:00PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h15 12:15AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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11:25PMEdinburgh0h50 12:15AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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11:30PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h13 12:43AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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11:59PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h16 01:15AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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The fastest buses from Edinburgh to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Fastest Journey

50 m

Average

1 h 16 m

Buses per day

94

Distance

67 km

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.

Fastest
11:25PMEdinburgh0h50 12:15AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$181One-way
2nd Fastest
12:53AMEdinburgh0h52 01:45AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$201One-way
03:56AMEdinburgh0h55 04:51AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$201One-way
01:56AMEdinburgh0h55 02:51AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$201One-way
02:56AMEdinburgh0h55 03:51AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$201One-way

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Bus Information to Glasgow from Edinburgh

distanceDistance41 miles (66 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 13 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$6 (€5)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational 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.

Bus companies

Bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow with National Express

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

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:

    • 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.

    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.

    Travel Tips

    Buses from Edinburgh to Glasgow
    Take the bus to Glasgow 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 Glasgow.
    FAQs
    How much do cheap buses from Edinburgh to Glasgow cost?
    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow for the next 7 days starting from $3 (€2)  one way.
    How much does it cost to take a bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow?
    If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Edinburgh to Glasgow bus to cost on average $6 (€5)  one way.
    How many miles is it from Edinburgh to Glasgow by bus?
    The Edinburgh to Glasgow bus distance is approximately 41 miles (66 km).
    How many hours is the bus time between Edinburgh and Glasgow?
    The bus time from Edinburgh to Glasgow is on average 1 h 13 min  for the 41 miles (66 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Edinburgh and Glasgow by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    What station does the bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow depart from? Which Glasgow bus station do I come into from Edinburgh?

    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.

    Where is the bus station in Edinburgh? Where is the bus station in Glasgow?

    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.

    What bus companies go from Edinburgh to Glasgow?
    For the trip from Edinburgh to Glasgow you can take a bus with National Express or Megabus. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services between Edinburgh and Glasgow on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Is there a direct bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow?
    Yes, you can search for direct buses from Edinburgh to Glasgow on Omio with National Express or Megabus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.
    When can I take the first bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow? When can I take the last bus for the day?
    You can take the earliest bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow at 6: 45 AM   or take the last bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow leaving at 11: 23 PM. Look for the latest Edinburgh to Glasgow bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.
    When should I book the Edinburgh to Glasgow bus for the best deals on tickets?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy bus tickets to Glasgow from Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $6 (€5) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Edinburgh to Glasgow a few months in advance.