The cheapest buses from Edinburgh to York

Showing times and prices for Sep 20

Cheapest

$51

Average

$72

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 York will cost around $ 72 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 51.

Cheapest
08:45AMEdinburgh7h14 03:59PMYork
1 changes
$511One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:45AMEdinburgh7h00 05:45PMYork
1 changes
$931One-way

Timetable Edinburgh to York

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08:45AMEdinburgh7h14 03:59PMYork
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10:45AMEdinburgh7h00 05:45PMYork
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Mon
Sep 20
$63Cross Country
$48National Express
Tue
Sep 21
$63Cross Country
$39National Express
Wed
Sep 22
$63Cross Country
$42National Express
Thu
Sep 23
$60London North Eastern Railway
$39National Express
Fri
Sep 24
$63Cross Country
$48National Express
Sat
Sep 25
$55London North Eastern Railway
$51National Express
Sun
Sep 26
$55London North Eastern Railway
$42National Express
Mon
Sep 27
$62Cross Country
$39National Express
Tue
Sep 28
$60London North Eastern Railway
$36National Express
Wed
Sep 29
$60London North Eastern Railway
$39National Express
Thu
Sep 30
$55London North Eastern Railway
$31National Express
Fri
Oct 1
$63Cross Country
$36National Express
Sat
Oct 2
$36London North Eastern Railway
$87National Express
Sun
Oct 3
$55London North Eastern Railway
$39National Express
Mon
Oct 4
$63Cross Country
$39National Express
Tue
Oct 5
$55London North Eastern Railway
$88National Express
Wed
Oct 6
$54London North Eastern Railway
$31National Express
Thu
Oct 7
$60London North Eastern Railway
$36National Express
Fri
Oct 8
$59London North Eastern Railway
$35National Express
Sat
Oct 9
$46London North Eastern Railway
$36National Express

The fastest buses from Edinburgh to York

Showing times and prices for Sep 20

Fastest Journey

7 h

Average

7 h 7 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

260 km

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

Fastest
10:45AMEdinburgh7h00 05:45PMYork
1 changes
$931One-way
2nd Fastest
08:45AMEdinburgh7h14 03:59PMYork
1 changes
$511One-way

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Bus Information to York from Edinburgh

distanceDistance161 miles (259 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 8 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$45 (€36)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Edinburgh to York cover the 161 miles (259 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 8 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $45 (€36), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $39 (€31). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in York, Train Station.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable bus ride from Edinburgh to York 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 York trip, so you can select the best times for your upcoming route. You can take a bus with National Express for the 161 miles (259 km) journey from Edinburgh to York with prices starting as low as $39 (€31). 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 York on Omio today!

These are National Express' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus from Edinburgh to York:

  • 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.

Travel Tips

Buses from Edinburgh to York
Take the bus to York 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 York.
FAQs
How much does a cheap bus between Edinburgh and York cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Edinburgh and York for the next 7 days starting from $39 (€31)  one way.
What is the price of a bus ticket to York from Edinburgh?
If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Edinburgh to York bus to cost on average $45 (€36)  one way.
What is the distance between Edinburgh and York by bus?
The Edinburgh to York bus distance is approximately 161 miles (259 km).
How long is a bus to York from Edinburgh on average?
The bus time between Edinburgh and York is on average 7 h 8 min  for the 161 miles (259 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to York from Edinburgh by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What bus station in Edinburgh goes to York? What bus station do I come into York from Edinburgh?

There are a few bus stations in Edinburgh to start your route from including Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh. In York you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including York, Train Station, York, Rail Station and York, Castle Howard (The Grounds).

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in York, Train Station.

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

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 York, called York, Train Station, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

What bus providers go from Edinburgh to York?
If you're looking for buses from Edinburgh to York, you can rely on National Express to get you to York. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Edinburgh to York route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Edinburgh to York?
You can take the earliest bus from Edinburgh to York at 7: 45 AM   or take the last bus from Edinburgh to York leaving at 9: 45 AM. Look for the latest Edinburgh to York bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.
How early should I buy Edinburgh to York bus tickets to get the best deals?
If you buy a bus ticket from Edinburgh to York within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $45 (€36) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Edinburgh to York are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
York
Edinburgh
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

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.