The cheapest buses from Edinburgh to Luton

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Cheapest

$55

Average

$64

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 Luton will cost around $ 64 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 55.

Cheapest
10:45AMEdinburgh13h19 12:04AMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$551One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:50PMEdinburgh8h30 06:20AMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$721One-way

Timetable Edinburgh to Luton

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10:45AMEdinburgh13h19 12:04AMLuton, London Luton Airport
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09:50PMEdinburgh8h30 06:20AMLuton, London Luton Airport
0 changes

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Fri
Sep 24
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$74National Express
$117British Airways
Sat
Sep 25
$126London North Eastern Railway
$55National Express
$177easyJet
Sun
Sep 26
$268London North Eastern Railway
$36National Express
$74easyJet
Mon
Sep 27
$127London North Eastern Railway
$43National Express
$61easyJet
Tue
Sep 28
$78London North Eastern Railway
$31National Express
$50easyJet
Wed
Sep 29
$78London North Eastern Railway
$31National Express
$50easyJet
Thu
Sep 30
$110London North Eastern Railway
$39National Express
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The fastest buses from Edinburgh to Luton

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Fastest Journey

8 h 30 m

Average

10 h 54 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

488 km

It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Luton without transferring at least once.

Fastest
09:50PMEdinburgh8h30 06:20AMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$721One-way
2nd Fastest
10:45AMEdinburgh13h19 12:04AMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$551One-way

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Bus Information from Edinburgh to Luton

distanceDistance302 miles (487 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$44 (€36)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Edinburgh to Luton cover the 302 miles (487 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $31 (€25), but the average price of bus tickets is $44 (€36). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Luton Station Interchange (Stand LS13).

Bus companies

National Express buses between Edinburgh and Luton

Find the best buses between Edinburgh and Luton with Omio's travel partners National Express from $31 (€25). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable bus ride between Edinburgh and Luton with National Express, the UK’s leading long-distance bus company. 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 at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi access and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so charging your phone or laptop won’t be a problem.

Omio shows you the National Express bus schedule for the Edinburgh to Luton journey, so you can select the best times for your upcoming trip. You can take a bus with National Express for the 302 miles (487 km) journey between Edinburgh and Luton with prices starting as low as $31 (€25). Select from three different ticket options: 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. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap bus between Edinburgh and Luton on Omio today!

When you buy your National Express bus tickets between Edinburgh and Luton 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.

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Buses from Edinburgh to Luton
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FAQs
How much does a cheap bus to Luton from Edinburgh cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Edinburgh and Luton for the next 7 days starting from $31 (€25)  one way.
What is the price of a bus ticket between Edinburgh and Luton?
If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Edinburgh to Luton bus to cost on average $44 (€36)  one way.
What is the distance to Luton from Edinburgh by bus?
The Edinburgh to Luton bus distance is approximately 302 miles (487 km).
How long is the bus ride to Luton from Edinburgh?
While the time it takes to travel 302 miles (487 km) from Edinburgh to Luton can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Edinburgh to Luton bus journey time is on average 8 h 30 min.
What is the departure bus station in Edinburgh and arrival bus station in Luton?

When taking a bus from Edinburgh, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh. When you arrive in Luton, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Luton Station Interchange (Stand LS13), Luton, Bus Station and Luton, Galaxy Centre (Stop G3).

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Edinburgh Waverley   to Luton Station Interchange (Stand LS13).

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

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 Luton most often arrive at Luton Station Interchange (Stand LS13) and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this bus station to the city center.

Which bus providers can take me between Edinburgh and Luton?
If you're looking for buses from Edinburgh to Luton, you can rely on National Express to get you to Luton. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Edinburgh to Luton trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When can I take the first bus from Edinburgh to Luton? When can I take the last bus for the day?
You can take the first bus from Edinburgh to Luton at 9: 45 AM. The last bus from Edinburgh to Luton that you can take departs at 8: 50 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Edinburgh to Luton schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I buy bus tickets between Edinburgh and Luton to score the best deals?
If you buy the Edinburgh to Luton bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $44 (€36). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Luton from Edinburgh. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.