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 Inverness will cost around $ 30 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 22.
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3 h 45 m
4 h 11 m
Buses per day
Of the 16 buses that leave Edinburgh for Inverness every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 181 km distance in an average of 4 h 11 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 45 m .
The slowest buses will take 4 h 50 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||112 miles (180 km)|
|Average bus duration||3 h 50 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$22 (€18)|
|Bus companies||Megabus or National Express|
Buses from Edinburgh to Inverness cover the 112 miles (180 km) long route taking on average 3 h 50 min with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $21 (€17), but the average price of bus tickets is $22 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Bus Station, Farraline Park, Inverness.
Buy your official National Express bus tickets between Edinburgh and Inverness from $21 (€17) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.
Taking the bus with National Express is a great way to travel between Edinburgh and Inverness! National Express is the UK’s leading bus company with hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country at affordable prices. As an official travel partner of National Express, Omio shows you the best deals for National Express bus tickets between Edinburgh and Inverness, so you can book the cheapest, fastest or earliest ticket. Simply choose the best times and tickets available for the Edinburgh to Inverness trip on Omio. You can expect to travel around 112 miles (180 km) between Edinburgh and Inverness on a National Express bus.
All National Express buses have air conditioning and free WiFi access as well as onboard entertainment. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long trip. You can select from three ticket options for the Edinburgh to Inverness bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on canceling or changing your bus ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.
When purchasing your National Express bus tickets from Edinburgh to Inverness, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:
When taking the bus from Edinburgh to Inverness, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Bus Station, Farraline Park, Inverness and Inverness, Bus Station.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Bus Station, Farraline Park, Inverness.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Inverness most often arrive at Bus Station, Farraline Park, Inverness and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this bus station to the city center.
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