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Glasgow - Edinburgh bus information

Glasgow Edinburgh bus map

Bus Time 1h17m
Origin Glasgow, Scotland
Destination Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 42 Miles
Cheapest bus fare: from £3.50
Bus operators: National Express, Megabus

Which coach operators should I use?

Bus tickets from Glasgow (Scotland) to Edinburgh (Scotland) are available with National Express, Megabus. We suggest you have a look at the luggage restrictions and services on board of each operator before booking your journey.

What is the price of a coach ticket for this journey?

The price of your coach will vary depending on the operator, the time and date of departure and if you purchase your ticket in advance. The least expensive bus that we found for the next month is from £3.50.

How far is it by bus?

The bus duration can vary depending on the operator but coaches take on average 1h17m to cover the 42 miles. Taking the bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh is longer than other travel options but you should pay less.

Best prices for bus tickets Glasgow - Edinburgh

from £3.50 MORE 1h15m
from £4.25 MORE 1h20m
Other modes of transport available
Train
from £9.30 MORE 1h10m
Flights
from £69.88 MORE 8h26m

Prices calendar to travel between Glasgow and Edinburgh

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

  september november   october
monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday sunday
15
16
17
18
19
20

Megabus£5

National Express£6

Loco2£10

21

Megabus£5

National Express£8

Loco2--

22
23

Megabus£5

National Express£9

Loco2£10

24
25
26
27
28

Megabus£5

National Express£4

Loco2£10

29
30
31
01
02
03
04

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

Bus times Glasgow - Edinburgh

Leaving today? Find the next coach services to Edinburgh

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Glasgow , Buchanan Bus Station
21:30
Edinburgh , Bus Station
22:43
1h13m Megabus
Glasgow , Buchanan Bus Station
22:00
Edinburgh , Bus Station
23:11
1h11m Megabus
Glasgow , Buchanan Bus Station
22:30
Edinburgh , Bus Station
23:41
1h11m Megabus
Glasgow , Buchanan Bus Station
23:59
Edinburgh , Bus Station
01:14
1h15m Megabus
Tomorrow
Glasgow , Buchanan Bus Station
01:00
Edinburgh , North St David Street
02:10
1h10m Megabus
Glasgow , Buchanan Bus Station
02:00
Edinburgh , North St David Street
03:10
1h10m Megabus
Glasgow , Buchanan Bus Station
03:00
Edinburgh , North St David Street
04:10
1h10m Megabus
Glasgow , Buchanan Bus Station
04:00
Edinburgh , Bus Station
05:13
1h13m Megabus
Glasgow
05:00
Edinburgh
06:07
1h07m National Express
Glasgow
06:00
Edinburgh
07:07
1h07m National Express
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The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 bus departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

According to our data, 69 services are running today and 61 tomorrow. The first bus Glasgow to Edinburgh leaves the station at 01:00. The last one departs at 23:59. Bus companies can vary the schedules depending on which day you're travelling as well as if you're travelling during the holiday season, bank holidays or for a specific event.

Best time to book a Glasgow - Edinburgh bus

Coach fare depending on when you buy your ticket

£7

90

60

£7

30

£6

15

£6

7

£6

3

£7

1

£6

Same day

Days before Departure

By collecting the offers from the past six months, we can understand the best time to book your ticket. While for most bus services, getting your ticket in advance enables you to pay less, you don't need to do so if you wish to take a coach from Glasgow to Edinburgh.

According to our data, you might even wait longer as the right time to book is 7 days in advance with tickets from £6. It is 7% cheaper than getting your seat 3 months in advance which will cost you a minimum of £7.

Best prices for your coach from Glasgow to Edinburgh

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Glasgow
Edinburgh
£3.70 28/10/2018 05:25 National Express 1 day ago
Glasgow
, Buchanan Bus Station
Edinburgh
, Bus Station
£4.25 28/10/2018 17:30 Megabus 1 day ago
Glasgow
, Buchanan Bus Station
Edinburgh
, Bus Station
£4.25 28/10/2018 14:00 Megabus 1 day ago
Glasgow
, Buchanan Bus Station
Edinburgh
, Bus Station
£4.25 28/10/2018 13:30 Megabus 1 day ago
Glasgow
, Buchanan Bus Station
Edinburgh
, Bus Station
£4.25 28/10/2018 17:00 Megabus 1 day ago
Glasgow
, Buchanan Bus Station
Edinburgh
, Bus Station
£4.25 28/10/2018 07:30 Megabus 1 day ago
Glasgow
, Buchanan Bus Station
Edinburgh
, Bus Station
£4.25 28/10/2018 19:30 Megabus 1 day ago
Glasgow
, Buchanan Bus Station
Edinburgh
, Bus Station
£4.25 28/10/2018 16:45 Megabus 1 day ago
Glasgow
, Buchanan Bus Station
Edinburgh
, Bus Station
£4.25 28/10/2018 12:00 Megabus 1 day ago
Glasgow
, Buchanan Bus Station
Edinburgh
, Bus Station
£4.25 28/10/2018 14:30 Megabus 1 day ago

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