Bus from Belfast to Edinburgh

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Facts about the bus from Belfast to Edinburgh

Cheapest Bus$35.55
Fastest Bus6h 35m
Earliest Bus10:20 AM
Latest Bus11:30 AM
Daily Bus Routes1 Ø
Distance142.9 miles
Bus CompaniesUlsterbus, Scottish Citylink
Do you want to travel by bus from Belfast to Edinburgh?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Belfast and arriving in Edinburgh and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as Ulsterbus or Scottish Citylink. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Belfast Edinburgh bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Belfast and Edinburgh which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from Edinburgh, alternative destinations from Belfast, and the most popular airport shuttles from Edinburgh.

What are the cheapest buses from Belfast to Edinburgh you would typically find?

Bus schedules may change. Below, you'll find bus companies that usually provide the bus route Belfast to Edinburgh but are currently out of service.
  • Ulsterbus
    10:20 AM
    Duration 7h 45m
    6:05 PM
    Temporarily not available: last found 06/20/2021
  • Scottish Citylink
    11:30 AM
    Belfast Europa Bus Centre
    Duration 6h 35m
    6:05 PM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Temporarily not available: last found 05/05/2021

Bus Belfast to Edinburgh: Further Information

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Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Belfast to Edinburgh and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by Ulsterbus at $35.55, whereas the quickest connection takes 6h 35m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customize everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Belfast Edinburgh bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Belfast to Edinburgh!

Bus stops in Belfast and Edinburgh

Edinburgh - Barnton Junction
Queensferry Rd , Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Beechmount Balgreen Road
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Central bus station
Multrees Walk 13-14, EH1 3DQ  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh College
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Corstorphine
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Drum Brae Avenue
Drum Brae S 103 , EH12 8TH  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Gateway
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - George Street
George St 47, EH2 2HN  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Gogarburn
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Grassmarket Square
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Greenside Row & Leith Street
Greenside Row & Leith Street , Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Gyle Center
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Hanover Street
Hanover St , EH2 2DS  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Haymarket Station
Haymarket Terrace 4, EH12 5EZ  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Maybury
Maybury Rd , Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Murrayfield Stadium
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - N St David St
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Orchard Brae
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Park Central
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Princes Street
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Royal Highland Centre
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Stewart's Melville
Queensferry Rd , EH4 2UP  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Waverley
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh- Saughton
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh- St Andrew Square
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edingburgh - Queensferry Street
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)

FAQs about the bus route Belfast to Edinburgh

How much does a Belfast Edinburgh bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $35.55 and takes 7h 15m to reach Edinburgh. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Belfast to Edinburgh?

This route is offered by 2 bus companies with a range of ticket prices between $35.55 and $46.78. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Edinburgh.

On average, how many connections are available from Belfast to Edinburgh each day?

Every day, the Belfast Edinburgh bus route is served by approximately 1 connection. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Belfast to Edinburgh take?

The fastest bus from Belfast to Edinburgh is offered by Scottish Citylink and takes 6h 35m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $46.78. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Belfast to Edinburgh?

The earliest bus arriving in Edinburgh from Belfast starts at 10:20 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Belfast to Edinburgh?

The latest bus trip departing from Belfast for Edinburgh starts at 11:30 AM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Belfast Edinburgh route?

When traveling by bus from Belfast to Edinburgh, passengers can travel with Ulsterbus and Scottish Citylink. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from Belfast to Edinburgh?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Belfast to Edinburgh, CheckMyBus currently compares 2 direct bus connections with the following companies: Scottish Citylink

What can I take with me on the Belfast to Edinburgh bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Belfast Edinburgh bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Belfast Edinburgh bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Belfast to Edinburgh on your planned travel date.

Compare Belfast and Edinburgh

A cab ride in Belfast is 23% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
A bus fare in Belfast is 20% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
A large beer in Belfast is 12% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
A bottle of water in Belfast is 15% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
A meal in Belfast is 39% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Bus routes from Belfast and Edinburgh

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