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Best prices for bus tickets Aberdeen to Edinburgh

from £18.00 MORE 4h58m
Other modes of transport available to travel from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
from £5.00 MORE 2h34m
from £77.99 MORE 9h00m

Travel information for your bus from Aberdeen to Edinburgh

Choosing the bus as a mode of transport is one way to save money, so this travel option is becoming mainstream. Generally, taking the coach to go from Aberdeen to Edinburgh is cheaper than travelling with plane, train or car, even though it takes more time, i.e. 4h58m. Today, in addition to improving their coaches' comfort and services, bus companies served more and more cities in the United Kingdom and Europe and developed their lines to enable you to travel everywhere.

Every day, coach companies try to improve their coaches to propose you the best quality service and comfort on board. You will spend the time of your trip on comfortable seats with air conditioning and on some buses you will have access to WiFi and electrical sockets

Be mindful when you travel by coach that National Express demand their travelers to be minimum 30 minutes early before departure to travel from Aberdeen to Edinburgh. If you arrive later you risk not being able to board your coach.

Coach operators allow you to take three baggage of with a maximum weight of 20 kg on their coach. More exactly you can have one piece of hand baggage on the coach and put two luggage in the baggage spaces. You can have more luggage but you will have to pay an extra fee.

Take a look at the bus companies' website to consult information concerning insurance. Indeed, you may want insurance if you risk annulling your trip from Aberdeen to Edinburgh by coach. Furthermore, they can propose travel insurances which cover you in case of accident or your luggage in case of loss.

Coach stations to travel between Aberdeen and Edinburgh

To travel from Aberdeen to Edinburgh, only one coach station is available for your departure: this is the Aberdeen Union Square bus station. Edinburgh city has several stations available for your arrival:Edinburgh High Street bus station, Edinburgh Central bus station.

Aberdeen Union Square coach station

Bus times from Aberdeen to Edinburgh

Every day many National Express coaches travel from Aberdeen to Edinburgh: you can check coach timetables for your next journey on the National Express website.

Book a coach from Aberdeen to Edinburgh

To purchase your Aberdeen to Edinburgh bus ticket, you can go on National Express website that offers bus tickets between Aberdeen to Edinburgh:

National Express

National Express, the reference of coach trips, offers Aberdeen to Edinburgh bus tickets from £18. Note that the earlier you book your ticket from Aberdeen to Edinburgh, the more likely you are to find cheap tickets.

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Price of a bus Aberdeen to Edinburgh depending on when you get your ticket


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As you can notice in the chart above, the price of the ticket for a coach from Aberdeen to Edinburgh increases the closer you get to your departure day. Buying your seat in advance is a great way to spend less as well as avoiding missing the bus because no seats remain available. It is 25% cheaper to purchase your bus 3 months in advance (from £19) rather than on the day you're travelling (from £26).

The results take into account the best prices found, when buying early versus at the last minute, over the last six months.

Best price found for bus from Aberdeen to Edinburgh

Gopili compares prices to find you cheap bus tickets from Aberdeen to Edinburgh. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days.

Journey Price Departure on At Company Searched
£25.20 MORE 04/03/2017 12:30 National Express 3 days ago
£25.20 MORE 16/03/2017 12:30 National Express 13 hours ago
£25.20 MORE 20/03/2017 12:30 National Express 9 hours ago
£25.20 MORE 03/03/2017 12:30 National Express 1 day ago
£25.20 MORE 11/03/2017 12:30 National Express 7 hours ago
£25.20 MORE 06/03/2017 12:30 National Express 1 day ago
£25.20 MORE 22/03/2017 12:30 National Express 3 days ago
£25.20 MORE 28/02/2017 12:30 National Express 4 days ago
£25.20 MORE 15/03/2017 12:30 National Express 10 hours ago
£33.00 MORE 28/02/2017 07:20 National Express 4 days ago

Best price found for Aberdeen to Edinburgh bus tickets for the next 30 days.

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Route information

Bus Aberdeen Edinburgh

Bus journey Aberdeen to Edinburgh

Bus Time 4h58m
Origin Aberdeen, Scotland
Destination Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 92 Miles
Cheapest bus ticket fare: from £18.00
Bus operators: National Express
  • Several operators offers bus services in the UK & Europe but the Aberdeen to Edinburgh journey is only run by the company National Express.
  • The lowest fare found to travel by bus from Aberdeen to Edinburgh in the next month is from €18.00. Coach travel is often a great way to make savings if you compare to the fares of travelling by plane and travelling by train.
  • It will take you on average 4h58m to take the coach between the 2 cities. While bus services are often slower than trains or flights, they are almost always the cheapest solution to cover the 92 miles between Aberdeen and Edinburgh.

Discount coach Aberdeen to Edinburgh

National Express discounts Aberdeen to Edinburgh

National Express provides many opportunities to save money on your ticket when travelling from Aberdeen to Edinburgh by bus. For instance you will benefit from cheaper tickets when booking in advance as well as if you choose to use one of the operator's discount cards or specific passes.

If you plan to discover the United Kingdom for a few days, National Express can help you make savings thanks to its Brit Xplorer passes. You will be able to travel for a fixed price during 7 (£79*), 14 (£139*) or 28 (£219*) consecutive days.

National Express provides Discount cards for people aged between 16 to 26, for seniors and for registered disabled customers. It gives card holders 33% off National Express fares and only costs £10* per year. In fact if your bus ticket costs £30 or more, the card will pay for itself after only one trip.

Families can also benefit from special discounts with a dedicated Coachcard. Whether you have one (£8* for 12 months) or two children (£16* for 12 months), they may travel anywhere for free when accompanied by a full fare paying adult.

If you want to travel as a group of 4 or more in the UK, including for your journey to Edinburgh from Aberdeen, you are able to get 25% on standard fares.

*Fares and discounts observed on 03/02/2017

Other transport alternatives

There are alternative transport methods to coach for travelling between Aberdeen and Edinburgh:

Aberdeen to Edinburgh trains

Aberdeen to Edinburgh flights