Bus to Edinburgh

Book a bus ticket to or from Edinburgh

Here is the list of bus companies offering cheap coach tickets to Edinburgh:

National Express

The coach operator from the UK National Express offers bus services for your journey to or from Edinburgh all year round.


Megabus is operating intercity coach travel across the United Kingdom. It offers fares from one pound (with 50p booking fee) to and from Edinburgh.


OUIBUS is a French company providing bus services in Europe including to and from Edinburgh. Comfortable seats, individual lighting, limited Wi-Fi and power sockets are available onboard.

Travel information for your coach to Edinburgh

To prepare your next travel by bus to Edinburgh check here is few information to help you get ready for the departure day.

National Express, Megabus, OUIBUS demand their passengers to be at least 30 minutes before coach departure. 15 minutes before, boarding of the Edinburgh coach is no longer assured.

Usually, National Express, Megabus, OUIBUS authorize you to take into the bus up to Edinburgh 3 pieces of luggage: 2 suitcase in the baggage compartment and 1 hand bag on board. Bus companies request from you to have 20kg maximum per suitcase, if this weight is more heavy you will have to pay some charges.

Do you have to cancel your coach journey to or from Edinburgh? Do you want insurance for your luggage or to be repatriated during the journey? Check at information about National Express, Megabus, OUIBUS insurance for your journey to and from Edinburgh on the websites of the companies.

If you purchase a bus ticket using a coachcard, check that you hold your discount card with you when travelling. Be careful, if you don’t have it that invalidates your ticket and coach access will be denied.

Today National Express, Megabus, OUIBUS buses provide more and more high quality service. The majority of buses are fitted with comfortable seats, toilets and air conditioning. On some routes, Wi-fi is available allowing you to utilize your laptop and tablet during your travel.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Discover the best of Edinburgh by visiting these 6 points of interests

  • Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Holyrood Palace
  • Edinburgh Old Town
  • National Museum of Scotland
  • Arthur's Seat

Organizing a trip when travelling to a new city can be long. We want to provide you with some popular places that you can visit, whether you are coming for a short break or holidays. Depending on your preferences, you should then be able to make your own itinerary and choose whether you want to go to all of these places or only some of them.

One of the most popular attraction of Edinburgh is Royal Yacht Britannia. If you only got the time to visit 1 place, you should go to this one. We will also recommend you to visit Edinburgh Old Town and Edinburgh Castle which are also famous and great for visitors. If you got more time, Edinburgh is also a great starting place to experience Eastern Scotland.

You might also carry on your itinerary with National Museum of Scotland which is another opportunity to explore the city.

If you still have some time, you should visit the Holyrood Palace which is also appreciated by travellers.

Our last advice if you wish to have a full picture of the city will be the Arthur's Seat. Do not forget to check out the events, festivals or concerts that you can attend during your trip as it should enable you to meet locals who might be able to provide you with more tips.

Last searches for buses to Edinburgh

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
£72.80 26/12/2019 09:05 National Express 14 hours ago
, Seagate Bus Station
, Bus Station
£6.90 24/12/2019 06:05 Megabus 15 hours ago
£42.20 07/12/2019 10:00 National Express 17 hours ago
£32.60 07/12/2019 11:10 National Express 18 hours ago
coach station harbour parade
£47.20 02/01/2020 13:05 National Express 18 hours ago
pool meadow bus station
£32.10 07/12/2019 09:45 National Express 18 hours ago
£23.00 24/01/2020 07:45 National Express 19 hours ago
coach station, digbeth
£24.60 07/12/2019 13:45 National Express 19 hours ago
(coach station)
£38.00 07/12/2019 18:15 National Express 20 hours ago
bus & coach station
£39.50 02/01/2020 10:25 National Express 20 hours ago

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