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Prices calendar bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow by coach, train, carsharing and flights. With the calendar below, choose the day you want to travel and easily find the best price for your next travel.

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Megabus£4

National Express£8

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Megabus£4

National Express£8

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Megabus£4

National Express£8

Loco2£9

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 6 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Best prices for bus tickets Edinburgh to Glasgow

from £5.50 MORE 1h18m
from £4.00 MORE 1h23m
Other modes of transport available to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow
Train
from £8.80 MORE 1h04m
Flights
from £65.91 MORE 9h19m

Next bus departures

Leaving today? Find the next bus services to Glasgow

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
There are no more services available today.
Tomorrow
Edinburgh High Street
06:45
Glasgow Academi
07:45
1h00m National Express
Edinburgh High Street
12:00
Glasgow Academi
13:22
1h22m National Express
Edinburgh High Street
12:15
Glasgow Academi
13:37
1h22m National Express
Edinburgh High Street
12:30
Glasgow Academi
13:52
1h22m National Express
Edinburgh High Street
12:45
Glasgow Academi
14:07
1h22m National Express
Edinburgh St Andrews Square
17:15
Glasgow Citylink
18:37
1h22m Megabus
Edinburgh St Andrews Square
17:30
Glasgow Citylink
18:52
1h22m Megabus
Edinburgh St Andrews Square
17:45
Glasgow Citylink
19:07
1h22m Megabus
Edinburgh St Andrews Square
18:00
Glasgow Citylink
19:22
1h22m Megabus
Edinburgh St Andrews Square
18:15
Glasgow Citylink
19:37
1h22m Megabus

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

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 5 services are available today and 10 tomorrow. The first bus Edinburgh to Glasgow is at 06:45. The last coach departs at 12:50. Bus companies may adapt the schedules depending on the day of the week and if you're travelling during school holidays, public holidays or for a specific event.

Coach stations to travel between Edinburgh and Glasgow

For your journey between Edinburgh and Glasgow several coach stations of departure and arrival exist. You can choose between the following bus stations departure: Edinburgh High Street bus station, Edinburgh Central bus station, Edinburgh St Andrews Square bus station, Edinburgh Airport bus station.

For your arrival, several coach stations are available :Glasgow Academi bus station, Glasgow Citylink bus station, Glasgow Central Train Station bus station.

Discount coach Edinburgh to Glasgow

National Express discounts Edinburgh to Glasgow

National Express offers several opportunities to reduce the cost of your ticket when travelling from Edinburgh to Glasgow by coach. As an example you will benefit from cheaper tickets when you book in advance as well as if you choose to use one of the company's coach cards or specific passes.

If you want to discover the UK for a few weeks, National Express can help you make savings using 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 offers Coachcards for travellers aged between 16 to 26, for seniors and for registered disabled customers. It gives card holders 33% off coach fares and only costs £10* per year. In fact if your bus ticket costs £30 or more, the card will pay for itself after just one journey.

Families can also benefit from special discounts with a specific Coachcard. Whether you have one (£8* per year) or 2 children (£16* for 12 months), they may travel anytime for free if accompanied by a paying adult.

If you’re travelling as a group of four or more in the United Kingdom, including for your journey to Glasgow from Edinburgh, you can get 25% on standard fares.

*Fares and discounts observed on 03/02/2017

Discounts Megabus Edinburgh to Glasgow

Megabus is a budget company providing coach services to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow. It provides cheap tickets from only £1 each way (plus a 50p* booking fee) to travel across the UK & Europe. These tickets are normally limited that's why you have to be flexible and purchase your Edinburgh Glasgow bus tickets as early as possible.

*Fares and discounts observed on 03/02/2017

Best price found for bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Edinburgh
Edinburgh , edinburgh bus station arrive
Glasgow
Glasgow , buchanan bus station
£4.00 23/10/2017 17:45 Megabus 1 day ago
Edinburgh
Edinburgh , edinburgh bus station arrive
Glasgow
Glasgow , buchanan bus station
£4.00 23/10/2017 20:30 Megabus 1 day ago
Edinburgh
Edinburgh , edinburgh bus station arrive
Glasgow
Glasgow , buchanan bus station
£4.00 23/10/2017 13:35 Megabus 1 day ago
Edinburgh
Edinburgh , edinburgh bus station arrive
Glasgow
Glasgow , buchanan bus station
£4.00 23/10/2017 18:45 Megabus 1 day ago
Edinburgh
Edinburgh , edinburgh bus station arrive
Glasgow
Glasgow , buchanan bus station
£4.00 23/10/2017 13:20 Megabus 1 day ago
Edinburgh
Edinburgh , edinburgh bus station arrive
Glasgow
Glasgow , buchanan bus station
£4.00 23/10/2017 22:00 Megabus 1 day ago
Edinburgh
Edinburgh , edinburgh bus station arrive
Glasgow
Glasgow , buchanan bus station
£4.00 23/10/2017 07:45 Megabus 1 day ago
Edinburgh
Edinburgh , edinburgh bus station arrive
Glasgow
Glasgow , buchanan bus station
£4.00 23/10/2017 07:30 Megabus 1 day ago
Edinburgh
Edinburgh , edinburgh bus station arrive
Glasgow
Glasgow , buchanan bus station
£4.00 23/10/2017 06:55 Megabus 1 day ago
Edinburgh
Edinburgh , edinburgh bus station arrive
Glasgow
Glasgow , buchanan bus station
£4.00 23/10/2017 05:45 Megabus 1 day ago

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

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Bus times from Edinburgh to Glasgow

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

Megabus coaches often make the connection between the two cities. You can find Megabus coaches departure times directly on the Megabus website.

Things to do in Glasgow

Experience the best of Glasgow by visiting these 6 places

  • Glasgow Science Centre
  • Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery
  • Glasgow Green
  • Riverside Museum
  • The Lighthouse
  • The Burrell Collection

If you want to spend some time discovering Glasgow, we have selected for you some points of interests in order to help you prepare your trip. Your trip can be different depending on your preferences or whether you're discovering the city with your partner, family or friends but some of these suggestions might be of interest. Most of these landmarks are free to visit but we recommend you to verify, especially as you should be able to purchase tickets before you get there to avoid the queues.

Glasgow Science Centre can be the starting point of your itinerary as it is among the most important attractions for travellers. You can then continue your itinerary by going to Riverside Museum and Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery which are also famous.

You can also extend your itinerary with The Lighthouse which is another way to explore the city.

If you still have some time, you should visit the Glasgow Green which is generally appreciated by tourists.

Our last suggestion if you would like to have a full view of the city will be the The Burrell Collection. Remember to check out the events, festivals or concerts that you can attend during your trip as it should enable you to meet locals who will be able to provide you with further advices.

Best time to book

Cost of a bus Edinburgh to Glasgow depending on when you book your ticket

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Days before Departure

We analysed the evolution of the fares for your coach from Edinburgh to Glasgow to identify the best time to purchase your ticket. The chart above shows that prices are not increasing or decreasing a lot as the date gets closer. You can pay approximately the same price if you buy your ticket beforehand or on the day you're travelling but by booking beforehand, you are making sure that seats remain available for your trip.

Other transport alternatives

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

Edinburgh to Glasgow trains

Travel information for your bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow

Choosing the bus as a mean of transport is one solution to economize money, therefore this mode of transport is becoming mainstream. Often, taking the coach to go from Edinburgh to Glasgow is cheaper than travelling with aeroplane, train or car, even though it takes more time, i.e. 1h20m. Today, in addition to increasing their buses' comfort and services, bus carriers served more and more cities throughout the United Kingdom and Europe and developed their routes to enable you to go everywhere.

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

Be mindful when you travel by bus that National Express, Megabus request their passengers to be at least 30 minutes early before departure to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow. If you show up later you risk not being able to board your bus.

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

Take a look at the coach companies' website to access to information concerning insurance. Indeed, you may need insurance if you risk annulling your trip from Edinburgh to Glasgow by bus. In addition, they can propose travel insurances which cover you in case of accident or your baggage in case of loss.

Book a coach from Edinburgh to Glasgow

To purchase your Edinburgh to Glasgow bus ticket, you can consult the following coach companies' websites that offer bus tickets between Edinburgh to Glasgow:

National Express

National Express, the reference of coach trips, offers Edinburgh to Glasgow bus tickets from £6. Note that the earlier you book your ticket from Edinburgh to Glasgow, the more likely you are to find cheap tickets.

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Megabus

Megabus, the low-cost coach company in UK, serves Edinburgh to Glasgow by bus at low prices, from £4. The company regularly offers discounts to its passenger and prices from £1 to travel by coach.

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Route information

Bus Edinburgh Glasgow

Bus journey Edinburgh to Glasgow

Edinburgh Glasgow bus map

Bus Time 1h20m
Origin Edinburgh, Scotland
Destination Glasgow, Scotland
Distance 42 Miles
Cheapest bus ticket fare: from £4.00
Bus operators: National Express, Megabus

National Express, Megabus are the 2 coach companies offering bus tickets from Edinburgh (Scotland) to Glasgow (Scotland).

The lowest fare found comparing the different operators to travel by coach for the next month is from £4.00. If you compare with the cost of travelling by plane and trains to Glasgow from Edinburgh, you will notice that bus services are usually a good option to make savings.

If travelling by bus is almost always least expensive than travelling by plane or taking the train, it takes more time. As an example, the average coach duration to travel by bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow is 1h20m. The journey's distance is approximately 42 miles.