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It's difficult to get from Manchester to Edinburgh without changing at least 1 times.
The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Manchester to Edinburgh will cost around $ 31 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 31.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
7 hours 5 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||$17|
|Buses depart from:||Manchester|
|Bus arrives in:||Edinburgh|
|Bus Companies:||National Express|
National Express operates a daily direct service from Manchester to Edinburgh, with a departure time of 10:15 a.m. This takes five hours and 45 minutes to reach the Scottish capital. In addition, there are four indirect buses from Manchester to Edinburgh daily, requiring a change at Leeds or Glasgow. The earliest departs just before 8:00 a.m. and the latest is an overnight service leaving Manchester just before midnight. These journeys take seven hours or more.
Departure Station: Manchester to Edinburgh buses depart from Manchester Coach Station located in the center of Manchester. Local Manchester buses stop nearby on Sackville Street and Portland Street. Manchester's Piccadilly Station and the tram stop are a ten-minute walk away. Taxis are also available at the station entrance.
National Express buses from Manchester to Edinburgh leave from Manchester Chorlton Street Coach Station. Close to Piccadilly Gardens and Piccadilly railway station, it can be easily reached by Metroshuttle service 1 and many buses including numbers X40, X41 and X43. Megabus services depart from Shudehill Interchange. Located Manchester Victoria station and the Northern Quarter, it's easily accessible being home to a bus terminus and Metrolink stop.
A prime location on the Firth of Forth, stunning architecture and a wealth of things to see and do combine to make Scotland’s capital a beguiling city. Visitors can explore the old city and castle, visit unique museums and art galleries, and relax in the Royal Botanic Garden and Princes Street Gardens. Buses to Edinburgh arrive at Edinburgh Bus Station located on Elder Street and St Andrew Square next to the Multrees Walk pedestrian shopping area. The hub for national and regional bus services, it’s open between 4.45 a.m. and 00.45 a.m. from Monday to Saturday and 6.00 a.m. to 00.45 a.m. on Sundays. Passengers can continue their journeys by bus, via tram from St Andrew Square tram stop or by train from nearby Waverley Train Station.
Arrival Station: Buses from Manchester to Edinburgh arrive at Edinburgh Bus Station, located a couple of minutes walk from the bus and tram stops on Princes Street. Edinburgh city buses also stop close by on St Andrew Square, where there is a taxi rank.