Glasgow to Edinburgh bus

Glasgow - Edinburgh bus information

Glasgow Edinburgh bus map

Bus Time 1h17m
Origin Glasgow, Scotland
Destination Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 42 Miles
Cheapest bus fare: from £4.40
Bus operators: Megabus, FlixBus

Which coach operators should I use?

Bus tickets from Glasgow (Scotland) to Edinburgh (Scotland) are available with Megabus, FlixBus. We suggest you check the luggage restrictions and services on board of each operator before buying your journey.

How much does it costs?

The price of your coach will vary depending on the operator, when you travel and if you book your ticket in advance. The cheapest bus that we found to travel in the next month is from £4.40.

How long does it take?

The bus duration will vary depending on the company but bus services need on average 1h17m to travel the 42 miles. Taking the bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh takes more time than other travel options but you should make savings.

Best prices for bus tickets Glasgow - Edinburgh

from £5.30 MORE 1h23m
from £4.40 MORE 1h58m
from £4.49 MORE 3h14m
Other modes of transport available
Train
from £6.20 MORE 1h08m

Prices calendar to travel between Glasgow and Edinburgh

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Glasgow 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 Glasgow - Edinburgh

Leaving today? Here are the next bus services to Edinburgh

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Glasgow , Buchanan Bus Station
05:00
Edinburgh , Bus Station
06:22
1h22m Megabus
Glasgow , Buchanan Bus Station
05:30
Edinburgh , Bus Station
06:49
1h19m Megabus
Glasgow , Buchanan Bus Station
05:45
Edinburgh , Bus Station
07:04
1h19m Megabus
Glasgow , Buchanan Bus Station
06:00
Edinburgh , Bus Station
07:23
1h23m Megabus
Glasgow (Buchanan Bus Station)
06:05
Edinburgh St Andrew's House
07:35
1h30m FlixBus
Glasgow , Buchanan Bus Station
06:15
Edinburgh , Bus Station
07:38
1h23m Megabus
Glasgow (Buchanan Bus Station)
06:15
Edinburgh Bus Station
13:25
7h10m FlixBus
Glasgow , Buchanan Bus Station
06:30
Edinburgh , Bus Station
07:53
1h23m Megabus
Glasgow (Buchanan Bus Station)
06:35
Edinburgh St Andrew's House
08:05
1h30m FlixBus
Glasgow , Buchanan Bus Station
06:45
Edinburgh , Bus Station
08:08
1h23m Megabus
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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

Looking at our data, 229 services are being operated today and 147 tomorrow. The first bus Glasgow to Edinburgh departs at 03:00. The last one leaves at 23:30. Coach companies may vary the first and last departure hours depending on which day you're travelling as well as if you're travelling during the holiday season, public holidays or for a popular event.

Best time to book a Glasgow - Edinburgh bus

Coach fare depending on when you get your ticket

£6

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Same day

Days before Departure

We analysed the evolution of the prices for your coach from Glasgow to Edinburgh to understand the best time to book your ticket. The chart above reveals that prices are not increasing or decreasing a lot if you don't book early. You can pay approximately the same price if you get your ticket early or at the last minute but by booking early, you will make sure that tickets remain available for your trip.

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
, Buchanan Bus Station
Edinburgh
, Bus Station
£5.30 16/07/2024 14:30 Megabus 17 hours ago
Glasgow
, Buchanan Bus Station
Edinburgh
, Bus Station
£5.30 16/07/2024 18:00 Megabus 17 hours ago
Glasgow
, Buchanan Bus Station
Edinburgh
, Bus Station
£5.30 16/07/2024 15:00 Megabus 17 hours ago
Glasgow
, Buchanan Bus Station
Edinburgh
, Bus Station
£5.30 16/07/2024 14:15 Megabus 17 hours ago
Glasgow
, Buchanan Bus Station
Edinburgh
, Bus Station
£5.30 16/07/2024 11:15 Megabus 17 hours ago
Glasgow
, Buchanan Bus Station
Edinburgh
, Bus Station
£5.30 16/07/2024 20:30 Megabus 17 hours ago
Glasgow
, Buchanan Bus Station
Edinburgh
, Bus Station
£5.30 16/07/2024 06:00 Megabus 17 hours ago

Best prices found for the next 180 days.

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