The cheapest buses from Plymouth to Edinburgh

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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 Plymouth to Edinburgh will cost around $ 102 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 91.

11:10PMPlymouth20h00 07:10PMEdinburgh
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Timetable Plymouth to Edinburgh

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Oct 22
$398London North Eastern Railway
$91National Express
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Oct 23
$368Cross Country
$75National Express
Oct 26
$162London North Eastern Railway
$30National Express
Oct 27
$164London North Eastern Railway
$37National Express

The fastest buses from Plymouth to Edinburgh

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Fastest Journey

19 h 10 m


19 h 35 m

Buses per day



624 km

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

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Bus Information to Edinburgh from Plymouth

distanceDistance386 miles (623 km)
durationAverage bus duration16 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$60 (€48)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Plymouth to Edinburgh cover the 386 miles (623 km) long journey taking on average 16 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $30 (€25), but the average price of bus tickets is $60 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Plymouth and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.

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Travel with National Express from Plymouth to Edinburgh

Buy your official National Express bus tickets from Plymouth to Edinburgh from $30 (€25) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable bus ride between Plymouth and Edinburgh 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 Plymouth to Edinburgh journey, so you can select the best times for your upcoming journey. You can take a bus with National Express for the 386 miles (623 km) journey between Plymouth and Edinburgh with prices starting as low as $30 (€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 Plymouth and Edinburgh on Omio today!

National Express' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus from Plymouth to Edinburgh are the following:

  • 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 Plymouth to Edinburgh
Take the bus to Edinburgh 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 Plymouth to Edinburgh.
How much does a cheap bus to Edinburgh from Plymouth cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Plymouth to Edinburgh to cost as little as $30 (€25)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus to Edinburgh from Plymouth?
If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Plymouth to Edinburgh bus price to come in at an average of $60 (€48)  one way.
How far is Edinburgh from Plymouth by bus?
The bus distance from Plymouth to Edinburgh is around 386 miles (623 km).
How many hours is the bus time from Plymouth to Edinburgh?
While the time it takes to travel 386 miles (623 km) from Plymouth to Edinburgh can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Plymouth to Edinburgh bus journey time is on average 16 h 10 min.
When traveling by bus from Plymouth to Edinburgh, which bus station in Plymouth do I depart from and which bus station in Edinburgh do I arrive in?

When taking the bus from Plymouth to Edinburgh, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Plymouth, Viaduct, Plymouth, Marsh Mills and Plymouth, University. Your route can end in bus stations such as Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Plymouth   and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Where do I find the Plymouth bus station to Edinburgh? Where is the Edinburgh bus station?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Plymouth and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Edinburgh, Elder Street and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the bus station to the city center in Edinburgh.

What bus companies go from Plymouth to Edinburgh?
For the best Plymouth to Edinburgh bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services to Edinburgh from Plymouth to compare what amenities they may offer.
What time is the earliest bus from Plymouth to Edinburgh? What time is the last bus from Plymouth to Edinburgh?
The earliest bus departing from Plymouth to Edinburgh leaves at 2: 30 PM. The last bus departing from Plymouth to Edinburgh leaves at 10: 10 PM. You can find the latest Plymouth to Edinburgh bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase Plymouth to Edinburgh bus tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Plymouth to Edinburgh is on average $60 (€48) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets between Plymouth and Edinburgh available a few months in advance.

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