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Bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh

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Best prices for bus tickets Glasgow to Edinburgh

from £5.00 MORE 1h17m
Other modes of transport available to travel from Glasgow to Edinburgh
from £8.80 MORE 1h05m
from £71.12 MORE 8h26m

Route information

Bus Glasgow Edinburgh

Bus journey Glasgow to Edinburgh

Bus Time 1h17m
Origin Glasgow, Scotland
Destination Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 42 Miles
Cheapest bus ticket fare: from £5.00
Bus operators: National Express

Which bus operators should I use?

All buses connecting Glasgow (Scotland) to Edinburgh (Scotland) are operated by National Express.

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

We found tickets from €5.00 to travel in the next 30 days. The cost of the bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh can more or less change depending for example of how far in advance you book it but you will see that often, bus travel tends to be the cheapest travel option.

How far is it by coach?

You will need on average 1h17m to travel by bus between the 2 cities. While coach services are normally much longer than trains or flights, they remain almost always the cheapest option to travel the 42 miles between Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Book a coach from Glasgow to Edinburgh

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

National Express

National Express, the reference of coach trips, offers Glasgow to Edinburgh bus tickets from £5.00. Note that the earlier you book your ticket from Glasgow to Edinburgh, the more likely you are to find cheap tickets.

Bus times from Glasgow to Edinburgh

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

Best price found for bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh

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

Journey Price Departure on At Company Searched
£6.00 MORE 21/02/2017 05:50 National Express 17 hours ago
£6.00 MORE 21/02/2017 12:45 National Express 17 hours ago
£6.00 MORE 25/02/2017 12:30 National Express 1 day ago
£6.00 MORE 03/03/2017 12:15 National Express 3 days ago
£6.00 MORE 22/02/2017 12:00 National Express 12 hours ago
£6.00 MORE 10/03/2017 05:50 National Express 3 days ago
£6.00 MORE 10/03/2017 12:45 National Express 3 days ago
£6.00 MORE 07/03/2017 12:30 National Express 5 days ago
£6.00 MORE 06/03/2017 12:15 National Express 5 days ago
£6.00 MORE 05/03/2017 12:00 National Express 5 days ago

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

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Travel information for your bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh

Coach routes are well widespread in Great Britain: each year approximately thirty million passengers choose this option for their holidays and to visit family and friends. Companies propose affordable prices, often cheaper than train fares or plane prices. Nevertheless persons must be patient because bus trips are longer in time. For example the average journey time for bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh is 1h17m.

Travelling by coach is longer than a travel by train although today carriers offer more and more high quality service on buses. The majority of buses are equipped with comfortable seats, toilets, electrical sockets and air conditioning. On some lines, Wi-Fi is available allowing you to utilize your laptop and tablet during your trip.

In order to offer a punctual service bus companies like National Express ask passengers to check in at least 30 minutes before departure. Passengers should have within easy reach their identity documents and other travel papers as bus ticket to be ready for control at check-in. Remember that for your next travel by bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh, 15 minutes before, boarding is anymore assured.

Passengers travelling by coach to Edinburgh are authorized to take up to three pieces of luggage per traveler. In general companies don't mind what your luggage is packed in: they demand travelers that it's no bigger than a standard large suitcase and weight no more than 20kg. You are allowed to also bring a piece of small hand luggage on the bus with you!

If you have to cancel your Glasgow Edinburgh coach travel or if you want insurance for your luggage or be repatriated during your next coach coach, look for information about the National Express insurance for your trip from Glasgow to Edinburgh online directly on the website of the companies.

Coach stations to travel between Glasgow and Edinburgh

For your journey between Glasgow and Edinburgh several coach stations of departure and arrival exist. You can choose between the following bus stations departure: Glasgow Academi bus station, Glasgow Citylink bus station.

For your arrival, several coach stations are available :Edinburgh High Street bus station, Edinburgh Central bus station.

Other transport alternatives

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

Glasgow to Edinburgh trains

Glasgow to Edinburgh flights

Discount coach Glasgow to Edinburgh

National Express discounts Glasgow to Edinburgh

You are able to travel from Glasgow to Edinburgh by bus for cheap with National Express attractive fares. The coach company provides promos, discount cards as well as several passes to spend less on your journey.

National Express enables you to save a third on standard prices for 12 months with these 3 coachcards for only £10*:

  • Young Person Discount card: if you're between 16-26 years or full-time students
  • Senior Discount card: if you're between 60 and more
  • Disabled Discount card: for people with disabilities

If you plan to travel with your family you are able to use 1 of these two Family Coachcards:

  • Family 1plus1 Coachcard costs £8* for a year: 1 child can travel for free when he is with a full fare paying adult
  • Family 2plus2 Coachcard costs £16* for 12 months: 2 kids can travel for free when they are with two full fares paying adults

Explore Edinburgh and get unlimited travel in the United Kingdom using the Brit Xplorer passes:

  • Hobo: 7 days for £79*
  • Footloose: 2 weeks for £139*
  • Rolling Stone: 28 days for £219*

For your journey to Edinburgh from Glasgow, National Express provides funfare tickets (cheaper tickets) if you book in advance. When travelling with friends (4 or more passengers) with National Express, you may save 25% on standard fares.

*Fares and discounts observed on 03/02/2017