Cheap bus tickets from York to Edinburgh

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Cheapest

$70

Average

$78

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 York to Edinburgh will cost around $ 78 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 70.

Cheapest
01:25PMYork7h05 08:30PMEdinburgh
1 changes
$701One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:55AMYork7h15 07:10PMEdinburgh
1 changes
$851One-way

Bus schedule York to Edinburgh

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11:55AMYork7h15 07:10PMEdinburgh
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Wed
Dec 1
$50First Transpennine Express
$64National Express
Thu
Dec 2
$50First Transpennine Express
$70National Express
Fri
Dec 3
$60London North Eastern Railway
$71National Express
Sat
Dec 4
$146Cross Country
$70National Express
Sun
Dec 5
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$71National Express
Mon
Dec 6
$50First Transpennine Express
$71National Express
Tue
Dec 7
$51First Transpennine Express
$65National Express
Wed
Dec 8
$49London North Eastern Railway
$65National Express
Thu
Dec 9
$49First Transpennine Express
$65National Express
Fri
Dec 10
$60Cross Country
$46National Express
Sat
Dec 11
$89London North Eastern Railway
$71National Express
Sun
Dec 12
$45London North Eastern Railway
$71National Express
Mon
Dec 13
$49London North Eastern Railway
$65National Express
Tue
Dec 14
$49London North Eastern Railway
$64National Express
Wed
Dec 15
$44London North Eastern Railway
$65National Express
Thu
Dec 16
$52First Transpennine Express
$65National Express
Fri
Dec 17
$49First Transpennine Express
$85National Express
Sat
Dec 18
$59London North Eastern Railway
$85National Express
Sun
Dec 19
$49London North Eastern Railway
$71National Express
Mon
Dec 20
$58London North Eastern Railway
$86National Express
Tue
Dec 21
$49London North Eastern Railway
$58National Express

Bus times from York to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Dec 2

Fastest Journey

7 h 5 m

Average

7 h 10 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

260 km

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

Fastest
01:25PMYork7h05 08:30PMEdinburgh
1 changes
$701One-way
2nd Fastest
11:55AMYork7h15 07:10PMEdinburgh
1 changes
$851One-way

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Bus Information to Edinburgh from York

distanceDistance161 miles (259 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$69 (€57)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from York to Edinburgh cover the 161 miles (259 km) long route taking on average 6 h 55 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $69 (€57), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $64 (€54). Travelers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Bus companies

National Express York – Edinburgh

You can travel by bus between York and Edinburgh with National Express for as low as $64 (€54). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus from York to Edinburgh, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: $64

When purchasing your National Express bus tickets between York and Edinburgh, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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.

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FAQs
How much do cheap buses from York to Edinburgh cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from York to Edinburgh to cost as little as $64 (€54)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket between York and Edinburgh?
If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the York to Edinburgh bus to cost on average $69 (€57)  one way.
How many miles is it from York to Edinburgh by bus?
The distance between York and Edinburgh by bus is approximately 161 miles (259 km).
What is the York to Edinburgh bus travel time?
On average the York to Edinburgh bus time is 6 h 55 min  covering the 161 miles (259 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which bus station from York to Edinburgh do I depart from? Which Edinburgh bus station from York do I arrive in?

Some of the York bus stations to Edinburgh you can start your journey from include York, Train Station, York, Rail Station and York, Castle Howard (The Grounds). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Edinburgh include Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from York   and arriving in Edinburgh, Elder Street.

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

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called York, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of York.

The most popular arrival bus station, Edinburgh, Elder Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Edinburgh.

Which bus providers can take me between York and Edinburgh?
For the trip from York to Edinburgh you can take a bus with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services between York and Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How early should I purchase bus tickets between York and Edinburgh to score the best deals?
You can find buses to Edinburgh from York to cost on average $69 (€57) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the York to Edinburgh bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.