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 London will cost around $ 31 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 19.
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9 h 54 m
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Of the 9 buses that leave Edinburgh for London every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 534 km distance in an average of 9 h 54 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 9 h 10 m .
The slowest buses will take 11 h 55 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||330 miles (533 km)|
|Average bus duration||9 h 10 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$19 (€15)|
|Bus providers||National Express, Megabus, Infobus or Eurolines Switzerland|
Buses from Edinburgh to London cover the 330 miles (533 km) long route taking on average 9 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus, Infobus or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $16 (€13), but the average price of bus tickets is $19 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
Find the best buses from Edinburgh to London with Omio's travel partners National Express from $16 (€13). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel between Edinburgh and London? National Express is the UK’s leading bus company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express bus schedules and tickets available for the trip on Omio to find the best deals on buses between Edinburgh and London. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 330 miles (533 km) from Edinburgh to London.
All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the Edinburgh to London 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 splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.
National Express' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between Edinburgh and London are the following:
There is a bus service between Edinburgh and London several times a day. The journey lasts on average 10 hours
Travellers can reach the British capital by bus from Edinburgh to London in just a few hours from the Scottish metropolis. The route is served by National Express buses.
A direct trip by bus from Edinburgh to London takes about 10 hours. If you change trains, the journey takes about 13 hours.
There are three daily bus services between Edinburgh and London and around 20 a week. The first bus from Edinburgh to London leaves at 06:30 at Elder Street bus station, the last bus leaves the Scottish capital at 21:30.
At which bus station does the bus depart in Edinburgh? The bus station "Elder Street" is located in Edinburgh's so-called "New Town" not far from the main train station "Edinburgh Waverley". From here you can easily explore the historic city centre on foot, take a train or bus for excursions or onward journeys to other cities.
At which bus station does the bus arrive in London? London's "Victoria Coach Station" is the largest bus station in the British metropolis and has excellent transport connections. The train station "Victoria Station" and the underground station "Victoria" are in the immediate vicinity. Bus number 38 takes about 0:30 hrs to get to London city centre.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival bus station in London, called London, Victoria Coach Station, is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city center.
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