Cardiff to Edinburgh bus

Cardiff - Edinburgh bus information

Cardiff Edinburgh bus map

Bus Time 12h47m
Origin Cardiff, Wales
Destination Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 309 Miles
Cheapest bus fare: from £15.90
Bus operators: National Express

All buses from Cardiff (Wales) to Edinburgh (Scotland) are run by National Express.

We found tickets from €15.90 to travel in the next 180 days. The fare of the bus from Cardiff to Edinburgh can slighlty change depending especially on how far in advance you buy it but you will see that most of the time, travelling by bus is the cheapest travel option.

While travelling by coach is usually cheaper, it takes more time. In fact, the average journey duration to travel by bus between Cardiff and Edinburgh is 12h47m covering a distance of around 309 miles.

Best prices for bus tickets Cardiff - Edinburgh

from £15.90 MORE 14h11m
Other modes of transport available
Train
from £165.60 MORE 6h52m
Flights
from £26.10 MORE 15h06m

Prices calendar to travel between Cardiff and Edinburgh

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Cardiff to Edinburgh by coach, train, carsharing and flights.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Bus times Cardiff - Edinburgh

Leaving today? Find the next coach services to Edinburgh

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
There are no more services available today.
Tomorrow
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
17:15
Edinburgh
07:40
14h25m National Express
Tuesday 18 January
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
17:45
Edinburgh
07:40
13h55m National Express

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 bus departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Based on our data, 1 services are available today and 1 tomorrow. The first bus Cardiff to Edinburgh leaves the station at 17:15. The last coach is at 17:15. Bus operators can adjust the times depending on the day of the week and if you're travelling during school holidays, bank holidays or for a major event.

Best time to book a Cardiff - Edinburgh bus

Bus fare depending on when you book your ticket

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£35

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£22

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£25

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£47

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£43

Same day

Days before Departure

The price of a ticket for a coach from Cardiff to Edinburgh is cheaper the earlier you book. The chart above helps you identify the evolution of the price depending how much time in advance you book your coach. It is based on the best fares found in the past 6 months.

With fares available from £22, we advise you to get your coach 7 days in advance. It may cost you on average 54% less than if you book 1 day in advance which should cost you around £47. By booking early, you will also make sure that tickets remain available for your trip.

Best prices for your coach from Cardiff to Edinburgh

Gopili compares prices to help you find cheap bus tickets from Cardiff to Edinburgh for the coming days. You can also have a look at the prices for the Edinburgh Cardiff bus to make sure you get a seat for your return journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
Edinburgh
£15.90 08/02/2022 17:45 National Express 4 days ago
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
Edinburgh
£17.90 02/02/2022 17:45 National Express 10 days ago
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
Edinburgh
£17.90 01/02/2022 17:45 National Express 11 days ago
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
Edinburgh
£19.80 09/02/2022 17:45 National Express 3 days ago
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
Edinburgh
£19.80 07/02/2022 17:15 National Express 5 days ago
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
Edinburgh
£21.80 11/02/2022 17:15 National Express 1 day ago
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
Edinburgh
£21.80 05/02/2022 17:15 National Express 7 days ago
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
Edinburgh
£22.80 10/02/2022 17:45 National Express 2 days ago
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
Edinburgh
£23.80 06/02/2022 17:15 National Express 6 days ago

Best prices found for the next 180 days.

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