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If you want to take a bus from Birmingham to Edinburgh, you’ll find ticket prices from $12.86 and journey times starting at 8h 39m. Use our bus search engine to find the ideal bus from Edinburgh to Birmingham and take your pick between the offers of megabus, National Express, OUIBUS and Busbud. Just click the "Find Now" button and enjoy the ride!

Birmingham to Edinburgh Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$12.86
Fastest Bus7h 35m
Distance245.3 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express, megabus
  Bus Birmingham - Edinburgh    245 mi
Ø Bus connections8 x
Savings-43%

The cheapest bus routes from Birmingham to Edinburgh

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Birmingham
    Edinburgh
      1:45 PM
      9:30 PM
    19 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.86
  • Birmingham
    Edinburgh
      1:45 PM
      9:30 PM
    19 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.86
  • Birmingham
    Edinburgh
      1:45 PM
      9:20 PM
    30 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.86
  • Birmingham
    Edinburgh
      1:45 PM
      10:00 PM
    22 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.86
  • Birmingham
    Edinburgh
      1:45 PM
      9:30 PM
    27 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.86
  • Birmingham
    Edinburgh
      4:05 PM
      12:44 AM
    6 Jan
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $12.99
  • Birmingham
    Edinburgh
      2:25 AM
      11:06 AM
    5 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from $12.99
  • Birmingham
    Edinburgh
      4:05 PM
      12:44 AM
    27 Nov
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $12.99
  • Birmingham
    Edinburgh
      4:05 PM
      12:44 AM
    5 Dec
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $12.99
  • Birmingham
    Edinburgh
      4:05 PM
      12:44 AM
    9 Dec
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $12.99
  • Birmingham
    Edinburgh
      4:05 PM
      12:44 AM
    28 Jan
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $12.99
  • Birmingham
    Edinburgh
      4:05 PM
      12:44 AM
    15 Feb
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $12.99
  • Birmingham
    Edinburgh
      1:45 PM
      9:30 PM
    5 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $15.30
  • Birmingham
    Edinburgh
      10:30 PM
      8:05 AM
    26 Nov
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $22.63


  Carpooling Birmingham - Edinburgh    245 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Birmingham to Edinburgh

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Birmingham
    Edinburgh
      3:00 PM
      9:00 PM
    29 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $42.92
  • Birmingham
    Edinburgh
      6:20 PM
      12:50 AM
    28 Nov
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $44.02
  • Birmingham
    Edinburgh
      2:20 PM
      8:50 PM
    29 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $45.01
  • Birmingham
    Edinburgh
      4:40 PM
      11:10 PM
    5 Jan
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $47.58


  Bus Edinburgh - Birmingham    245 mi
Ø Bus connections8 x
Savings-70%

The cheapest bus routes from Edinburgh to Birmingham

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Edinburgh
    Birmingham
      9:45 AM
      6:40 PM
    29 Nov
    Scottish CitylinkScottish Citylink
    from $3.92
  • Edinburgh
    Birmingham
      9:45 AM
      6:40 PM
    29 Nov
    Scottish CitylinkScottish Citylink
    from $3.98
  • Edinburgh
    Birmingham
      9:00 PM
      6:40 AM
    7 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.86
  • Edinburgh
    Birmingham
      9:30 PM
      6:40 AM
    10 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.86
  • Edinburgh
    Birmingham
      9:30 PM
      6:40 AM
    9 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.86
  • Edinburgh
    Birmingham
      9:25 AM
      8:05 PM
    26 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.86
  • Edinburgh
    Birmingham
      9:25 AM
      7:50 PM
    8 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.86
  • Edinburgh
    Birmingham
      9:25 AM
      8:05 PM
    30 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.86
  • Edinburgh
    Birmingham
      10:00 PM
      7:45 AM
    16 Nov
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $12.99
  • Edinburgh
    Birmingham
      10:00 PM
      7:45 AM
    3 Dec
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $12.99
  • Edinburgh
    Birmingham
      10:00 PM
      7:45 AM
    26 Nov
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $12.99
  • Edinburgh
    Birmingham
      10:00 PM
      7:45 AM
    7 Dec
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $12.99
  • Edinburgh
    Birmingham
      10:00 PM
      7:45 AM
    9 Dec
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $12.99
  • Edinburgh
    Birmingham
      10:00 PM
      7:45 AM
    30 Jan
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $12.99


  Carpooling Edinburgh - Birmingham    245 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Edinburgh to Birmingham

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Edinburgh
    Birmingham
      9:00 AM
      3:50 PM
    17 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $42.44
  • Edinburgh
    Birmingham
      10:00 AM
      4:00 PM
    1 Jan
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $43.73
  • Edinburgh
    Birmingham
      6:00 PM
      12:30 AM
    1 Dec
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $45.01
  • Edinburgh
    Birmingham
      6:00 PM
      12:30 AM
    18 Nov
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $45.01


Current ticket prices

There's two things to consider when it comes to picking the perfect bus. Number one is to compare prices. For the trip Birmingham - Edinburgh, fares currently start from $12.86. It normally depends on whether you book in advance or at short notice. Number two is to compare traveling times since there can be significant differences. While megabus only needs 8h 39m for the whole journey, you might have to spend more hours on the road with other companies.

Bus stops in Birmingham and Edinburgh

  Stations
Multrees Walk 13-14, EH1 3DQ Edinburgh (United Kingdom)

More on bus features and services

The better the choice, the more difficult it typically becomes to book the right bus. We created CheckMyBus with that in mind: to help you find the right bus! If you are looking for a Birmingham - Edinburgh bus , you might find that more than one operator offers convenient routes.

In such cases, it’s always convenient tocompare the available offers. On CheckMyBus you can look for the fastest, the most comfortable or the least expensive bus from Edinburgh to Birmingham and back. Just enter your preferred date of travel and our smart bus search engine will take care of the rest. In the search results, you'll see which operator offers extra legroom, the most generous luggage policy or on which intercity buses you are allowed to take pets, and oversized baggage.

How about bikes? On a bus from Birmingham to Edinburgh, National Express allows you to take your bike for an extra fee. Check out all the offers and pick the right bus. Travel smart!

Birmingham and Edinburgh: Useful Info

Birmingham
1.09 Million
Edinburgh
435,791
Taxi
$7.23
$5.47
Birmingham
Edinburgh
A cab ride in Birmingham is 25% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
Local buses
$3.09
$2.06
Birmingham
Edinburgh
A bus fare in Birmingham is 34% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
Beer
$4.03
$5.14
Birmingham
Edinburgh
A large beer in Birmingham is 22% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
Water
$1.24
$1.44
Birmingham
Edinburgh
A bottle of water in Birmingham is 14% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
Meal
$6.69
$8.98
Birmingham
Edinburgh
A meal in Birmingham is 26% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
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