Edinburgh to London bus

Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to London

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Cheapest

27

Average

32

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Edinburgh to London is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
10:45AMEdinburgh10h50 09:35PMLondon
0 transfers
271One-way
Cheapest
09:35PMEdinburgh10h10 07:45AMLondon
0 transfers
271One-way
09:50PMEdinburgh9h10 07:00AMLondon
0 transfers
321One-way
08:45AMEdinburgh11h55 08:40PMLondon
1 transfer
321One-way
10:15PMEdinburgh, Elder Street9h15 07:30AMLondon
0 transfers
331One-way

Bus schedule from Edinburgh to London

Showing buses for tomorrow, Friday, December 9
08:45AMEdinburgh11h55 08:40PMLondon
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10:45AMEdinburgh10h50 09:35PMLondon
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11:25AMEdinburgh, Elder Street8h55 08:20PMLondon
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11:25AMEdinburgh, Elder Street9h20 08:45PMLondon
0 transfers
09:35PMEdinburgh10h10 07:45AMLondon
0 transfers
09:50PMEdinburgh9h10 07:00AMLondon
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10:15PMEdinburgh, Elder Street9h15 07:30AMLondon
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11:59PMEdinburgh, Elder Street8h01 08:00AMLondon
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Bus times from Edinburgh to London

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Fastest Journey

8 h 1 m

Average

9 h 42 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

534 km

Of the 8 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.

Fastest
11:59PMEdinburgh, Elder Street8h01 08:00AMLondon
0 transfers
401One-way
11:25AMEdinburgh, Elder Street8h55 08:20PMLondon
0 transfers
331One-way
09:50PMEdinburgh9h10 07:00AMLondon
0 transfers
321One-way
10:15PMEdinburgh, Elder Street9h15 07:30AMLondon
0 transfers
331One-way
11:25AMEdinburgh, Elder Street9h20 08:45PMLondon
0 transfers
331One-way

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Overview: Bus from Edinburgh to London

distanceDistance330 miles (533 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$39 (€35)
frequencyBus frequency2 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersMegabus, Infobus, Flixbus or National Express

Buses from Edinburgh to London cover the 330 miles (533 km) long route taking on average 8 h 55 min with our travel partners like Megabus, Infobus, Flixbus or National Express. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $39 (€35), but the average price of bus tickets is $39 (€35).

Bus providers: FlixBus and National Express from Edinburgh to London

Travel from Edinburgh to London from $39 (€35) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus and National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

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National Express

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

Bus information from Edinburgh to London with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 15 min
  • FlixBus frequency: 2 a day

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Edinburgh - London bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    Buses Edinburgh to London

    There is a bus service between Edinburgh and London several times a day. The journey lasts on average 10 hours

    Which bus companies drive from Edinburgh to London?

    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.

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

    A direct trip by bus from Edinburgh to London takes about 10 hours. If you change trains, the journey takes about 13 hours.

    How often can I travel by bus from Edinburgh to London?

    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.

    Bus stations on the route Edinburgh - London?

    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

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    Travel Tips: Bus to London from Edinburgh

    Travel Tips: Take the bus to London 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 London.
    FAQs
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Edinburgh to London buses for as little as $39 (€35)  in the next 7 days.
    The Edinburgh to London bus ticket price is on average $39 (€35)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Edinburgh and London by bus to be approximately 330 miles (533 km).
    On average the Edinburgh to London bus time is 8 h 55 min  covering the 330 miles (533 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    If you're looking for buses from Edinburgh to London, you can rely on Megabus, Infobus, Flixbus or National Express to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Edinburgh to London trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 2 direct buses per day from Edinburgh to London, and you can find a direct bus for this journey with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    On average, there are 2 buses a day from Edinburgh to London. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The first Edinburgh to London bus departs at 5: 05 PM   and the last bus from Edinburgh to London leaves at 5: 05 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Edinburgh to London on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    If you buy a bus ticket from Edinburgh to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $39 (€35) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between Edinburgh and London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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