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Bus Information from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

distanceDistance365 miles (589 km)
durationAverage bus duration13 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$52 (€42)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Portsmouth to Edinburgh cover the 365 miles (589 km) long trip taking on average 13 h 55 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $52 (€42), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $34 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.

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Bus between Portsmouth and Edinburgh with National Express

For as little as $34 (€27) you can travel by bus between Portsmouth and Edinburgh with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

National Express

Travel hassle-free from Portsmouth to Edinburgh on a bus with National Express! Omio shows you National Express bus schedules and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest trip from Portsmouth to Edinburgh. National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 365 miles (589 km) from Portsmouth to Edinburgh on the bus and pay as low as $34 (€27) for a bus ticket.

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. So, book your cheap National Express bus ticket from Portsmouth to Edinburgh on Omio today and enjoy your trip!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • 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 Portsmouth to Edinburgh
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FAQs
How much does a cheap bus between Portsmouth and Edinburgh cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Portsmouth to Edinburgh buses for as little as $34 (€27)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus to Edinburgh from Portsmouth?
The Portsmouth to Edinburgh bus ticket price is on average $52 (€42)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
How many miles is it from Portsmouth to Edinburgh by bus?
The Portsmouth to Edinburgh bus distance is approximately 365 miles (589 km).
How long is the bus ride between Portsmouth and Edinburgh?
While the time it takes to travel 365 miles (589 km) between Portsmouth and Edinburgh can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Portsmouth to Edinburgh bus journey time is on average 13 h 55 min.
When traveling by bus from Portsmouth to Edinburgh, which bus station in Portsmouth do I depart from and which bus station in Edinburgh do I arrive in?

When taking a bus from Portsmouth, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, Portsmouth and Portsmouth, Rudmore Roundabout. When you arrive in Edinburgh, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Portsmouth & Southsea   to Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Where is the bus station in Portsmouth to go to Edinburgh? Where is the bus station in Edinburgh located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Edinburgh, Elder Street, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which bus providers can take me between Portsmouth and Edinburgh?
If you're looking for buses from Portsmouth to Edinburgh, you can rely on National Express to get you to Edinburgh. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Portsmouth to Edinburgh trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Portsmouth to Edinburgh?
You can take the first bus from Portsmouth to Edinburgh at 4: 15 PM. The last bus from Portsmouth to Edinburgh that you can take departs at 6: 45 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Portsmouth to Edinburgh schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I buy bus tickets from Portsmouth to Edinburgh for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this trip and save money. If you book bus tickets from Portsmouth to Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $52 (€42) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Portsmouth to Edinburgh a few months in advance.

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