Bus from Bristol to Edinburgh

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Which bus from Bristol to Edinburgh is the cheapest? Which is the fastest bus? Compare all companies for the Bristol Edinburgh bus route. Check all bus schedules with one click!

Facts about the bus from Bristol to Edinburgh

Cheapest Bus $27.19
Fastest Bus 12h 40m
Earliest Bus 4:30 AM
Latest Bus 7:25 PM
Daily Bus Routes 1 Ø
Distance 311.9 miles
Bus Companies National Express, FlixBus
Do you want to travel by bus from Bristol to Edinburgh?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Bristol 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 National Express or FlixBus. 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 Bristol Edinburgh bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Bristol 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 Bristol, and the most popular airport shuttles from Edinburgh.

The cheapest bus routes from Bristol to Edinburgh

from $20.46
from $27.19
from $25.81
from $19.19
from $17.82
from $26.06

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • National Express
    4:30 AM
    Bristol - Coach Station
    Duration 14h 40m
    7:10 PM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from $27.19
  • National Express
    7:25 PM
    Bristol - Coach Station
    Duration 12h 40m
    8:05 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from $43.25

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

Bus schedules may change. Below, you'll find bus companies that usually provide the bus route Bristol to Edinburgh but are currently out of service.
  • FlixBus
    3:30 PM
    Bristol - UWE
    Duration 16h 35m
    8:05 AM
    Edinburgh- St Andrew Square
    from $17.82
    Temporarily not available: last found 01/17/2022

Bus Bristol to Edinburgh: Further Information

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Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Bristol to Edinburgh and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by FlixBus at $17.82, whereas the quickest connection takes 12h 40m. 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 Bristol 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 Bristol to Edinburgh!

Bus stops in Bristol 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 Station
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 Bristol to Edinburgh

How much does a Bristol Edinburgh bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $27.19 and takes 16h 35m to reach Edinburgh. Compare offers to save money!

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

This route is offered by 2 bus companies with a range of ticket prices between $17.82 and $189.48. 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 Bristol to Edinburgh each day?

Every day, the Bristol 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 Bristol to Edinburgh take?

The fastest bus from Bristol to Edinburgh is offered by National Express and takes 12h 40m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $75.65. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Bristol to Edinburgh?

The earliest bus arriving in Edinburgh from Bristol starts at 4:30 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 Bristol to Edinburgh?

The latest bus trip departing from Bristol for Edinburgh starts at 7:25 PM. 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 Bristol Edinburgh route?

When traveling by bus from Bristol to Edinburgh, passengers can travel with National Express and FlixBus. 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 Bristol to Edinburgh?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Bristol to Edinburgh, CheckMyBus currently compares 0 direct bus connections. 

What can I take with me on the Bristol 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 Bristol 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 Bristol 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 Bristol to Edinburgh on your planned travel date.

Compare Bristol and Edinburgh

A cab ride in Bristol is 4% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
A bus fare in Bristol is 6% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
A large beer in Bristol is 7% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
A bottle of water in Bristol is 5% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
A meal in Bristol is 3% more expensive than in Edinburgh.

Bus routes from Bristol and Edinburgh

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