Portsmouth to Edinburgh bus

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National Express
04:40PMPortsmouth14h00 06:40AMEdinburgh
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Bus times from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

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Fastest Journey

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Buses per day



590 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Portsmouth for Edinburgh every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

National Express
04:40PMPortsmouth14h00 06:40AMEdinburgh
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Overview: Bus from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

distanceDistance365 miles (589 km)
durationAverage bus duration13 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$26 (€25)
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Portsmouth to Edinburgh cover the 365 miles (589 km) long trip taking on average 13 h with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $26 (€25), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $21 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Bus companies: National Express from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

Find the best buses between Portsmouth and Edinburgh with Omio's travel partners National Express from $21 (€20). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

National Express

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Portsmouth - Edinburgh bus: 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, should you need to.

  • Average Price: $21

Travel Tips: Bus to Edinburgh from Portsmouth

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 Portsmouth to Edinburgh.
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Portsmouth to Edinburgh to cost as little as $21 (€20)  in the next 7 days.
The bus price from Portsmouth to Edinburgh is on average $26 (€25)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The bus distance from Portsmouth to Edinburgh is around 365 miles (589 km).
On average the Portsmouth to Edinburgh bus travel time is 13 h  for the 365 miles (589 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Portsmouth, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, Portsmouth, St. Colmans Church and Portsmouth, Copnor Road. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your route in bus stations like Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, Bus Station.

Omio customers book a bus from Portsmouth & Southsea   to Edinburgh, Elder Street   most frequently for this route.

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Portsmouth & Southsea, located approximately 0.1 miles (80 m) from the city center of Portsmouth. The most popular arrival bus station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh, Elder Street, is located around 0.6 miles (882 m) away from its city center.

For the route from Portsmouth to Edinburgh you can take a bus with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Edinburgh from Portsmouth on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
You can take the earliest bus from Portsmouth to Edinburgh at 2: 40 PM   or take the last bus from Portsmouth to Edinburgh leaving at 5: 40 PM. Look for the latest Portsmouth to Edinburgh bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.
If you purchase the Portsmouth to Edinburgh bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $26 (€25). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Portsmouth and Edinburgh. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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