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Cheap bus tickets and times from Inverness to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

3 h 35 m

Average

4 h 37 m

Buses per day

34

Distance

181 km

Cheap bus tickets from Inverness to Edinburgh start from $19 with an average ticket price of $19.

The fastest bus from Inverness to Edinburgh takes 3h 35m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 37m and covers a distance of 181 km.

34 buses leave Inverness for Edinburgh every day with 16 travelling directly.

Cheapest
FlixBus
12:50PM6h15
Inverness, Bus Station
07:05PMEdinburgh
$191One-way
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
04:20PM8h05
Inverness, Bus Station
12:25AMEdinburgh
$191One-way
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
04:45PM6h45
Inverness, Bus Station
11:30PMEdinburgh
$191One-way
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
07:20AM5h05
Inverness, Bus Station
12:25PMEdinburgh
$191One-way
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
12:50PM6h05
Inverness, Bus Station
06:55PMEdinburgh
$191One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Bus from Inverness to Edinburgh

distanceDistance112 miles (180 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$26 (€23)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesMegabus, ScotRail, Bus or East Coast

Buses from Inverness to Edinburgh cover the 112 miles (180 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 35 min with our travel partners like Megabus, ScotRail, Bus or East Coast. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $26 (€23), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $17 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Inverness, Bus Station and arrive in Edinburgh, Bus Station.

Bus providers: Megabus, ScotRail and Bus from Inverness to Edinburgh

Travel to Edinburgh from Inverness from $17 (€15) with Omio’s bus partners Megabus, ScotRail and Bus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

ScotRail from Inverness to Edinburgh bus information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: $30
  • ScotRail frequency: 5 a day

FAQs: Bus from Inverness to Edinburgh

FAQs: Take the bus from Inverness to Edinburgh with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Inverness to Edinburgh.
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Inverness to Edinburgh can start from as little as $17 (€15) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Inverness to Edinburgh is $26 (€23); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Inverness to Edinburgh bus time is 3 h 35 min   covering the 112 mile (180 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Inverness to Edinburgh leaves at 7: 35 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Inverness to Edinburgh leaves at 8: 00 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Inverness to Edinburgh without having to change trains with Megabus, ScotRail or East Coast. There is 1 direct bus from Inverness to Edinburgh each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Inverness to Edinburgh bus with Megabus, ScotRail, Bus or East Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the journey to Edinburgh from Inverness as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Inverness, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Inverness, Bus Station and Inverness. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your route in bus stations like Edinburgh, Bus Station, Edinburgh, Barnton Junction and Edinburgh, North Bridge.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Inverness, Bus Station, which is located around 0.2 miles (298 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Edinburgh, Bus Station, located 0.4 miles (687 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Edinburgh from Inverness is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 35 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Inverness to Edinburgh by bus is September.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Inverness and Edinburgh including taking a train or bus.

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