Edinburgh to London bus

Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to London

Showing times and prices for Oct 03

Cheapest

33

Average

34

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.

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09:35PMEdinburgh10h10 07:45AMLondon
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331One-way
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09:50PMEdinburgh9h30 07:20AMLondon
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331One-way
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08:45AMEdinburgh11h55 08:40PMLondon
1 transfer
341One-way

Bus schedule from Edinburgh to London

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08:45AMEdinburgh11h55 08:40PMLondon
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09:35PMEdinburgh10h10 07:45AMLondon
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09:50PMEdinburgh9h30 07:20AMLondon
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Bus times from Edinburgh to London

Showing times and prices for Oct 03

Fastest Journey

9 h 30 m

Average

10 h 31 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

534 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Edinburgh for London every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

09:50PMEdinburgh9h30 07:20AMLondon
0 transfers
331One-way
09:35PMEdinburgh10h10 07:45AMLondon
0 transfers
331One-way
08:45AMEdinburgh11h55 08:40PMLondon
1 transfer
341One-way

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Overview: Coach from Edinburgh to London

distanceDistance533 km
durationAverage coach duration8 h 1 min
priceAverage coach ticket price€41 (€41)
frequencyCoach frequency2 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 2 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesMegabus, Infobus, Flixbus or National Express

Coaches from Edinburgh to London cover the 533 km long route taking on average 8 h 1 min with our travel partners like Megabus, Infobus, Flixbus or National Express. Normally, there are 2 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as €16, but the average price of coach tickets is €41.

Coach companies: FlixBus and National Express Edinburgh to London

FlixBus and National Express coaches will get you from Edinburgh to London from €16. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

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FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Coach information from Edinburgh to London with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 15 min
  • Average Price: €42
  • FlixBus frequency: 2 a day

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches 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 traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches 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 Edinburgh - London coach: 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.

    Buses from Edinburgh to London: Journey Details

    National Express and Megabus provide a total of 9 buses from Edinburgh to London daily. Journeys to London commence in the early hours of the morning and leave Edinburgh Bus station at regular intervals throughout the day until just before midnight. The journey will take between 8 and 11 hours depending on the time of day you choose to travel; choosing the travel late at night will shorten the length of your journey, with the added convenience of being able to sleep through the journey. There is no direct service with Megabus and some journeys will incur as many as 5 changes. National Express buses to London offer direct services from Edinburgh, other have a change at Birmingham.

    Taking the Bus From Edinburgh

    The major station in Edinburgh servicing buses from Edinburgh to London is Edinburgh bus station. The station is located in the city centre on Elder Street and is just 200 metres from the central train station, Edinburgh Weaverly which opens up connections to other major cities in the UK. There are also several bus connections that be caught from the station to various locations in the city. Night transport is available with night buses or taxis.

    Getting to London by Bus

    London is often cited among the best cities in the world and offers an interesting and extensive history to those visiting. The main attractions include Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London and the London Eye. There is, however, much more to see in this metropolis.

    The main bus station in London, and the terminating point for all buses from Edinburgh to London is London Victoria Coach Station. The coach station is within close proximity to the similarly named, Victoria Bus station which operates buses in and around the London area. The station is also a short walk from Victoria underground station which is served by the District, Circle and Victoria line making accessing the rest of London very easy.

    Travel Tips: Bus to London from Edinburgh

    Travel Tips: Take the bus to London 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 Edinburgh to London.
    FAQs
    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach between Edinburgh and London for the next 7 days starting from €16  one way.
    If you’re looking to buy tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Edinburgh to London coach prices are on average €41  one way.
    The coach distance from Edinburgh to London is around 533 km.
    On average the Edinburgh to London coach time is 8 h 1 min  covering the 533 km long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
    For the journey from Edinburgh to London you can take a coach with Megabus, Infobus, Flixbus or National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Edinburgh to London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, there are 2 direct coaches per day between Edinburgh and London, and you can find a direct coach for this trip with Flixbus or Megabus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    On average, there are 2 coaches a day from Edinburgh to London. The coach times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the first coach from Edinburgh to London at 07: 45   or take the last coach from Edinburgh to London leaving at 22: 59. Look for the latest Edinburgh London coach times on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this journey.
    If you buy a coach ticket from Edinburgh to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average €41 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets between Edinburgh and London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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