Bus from Cardiff to Edinburgh

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Facts about the bus from Cardiff to Edinburgh

Cheapest Bus$28.98
Fastest Bus13h 20m
Earliest Bus8:20 AM
Latest Bus5:30 PM
Daily Bus Routes4 Ø
Distance309.1 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express
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On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets from Cardiff to Edinburgh over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Cardiff and Edinburgh which will help you find your way around. We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Edinburgh, alternative destinations from Cardiff, and the most popular airport shuttles from Cardiff and Edinburgh.

The cheapest bus routes from Cardiff to Edinburgh

Today
from $74.05
Tomorrow
from $28.98
09/28
09/29
from $56.95
09/30
from $35.75
10/01
from $39.58

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

  • National Express
    8:20 AM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 13h 30m
    9:50 PM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$28.98
  • National Express
    8:30 AM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 13h 20m
    9:50 PM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$28.98
  • National Express
    5:00 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 14h 55m
    7:55 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$35.75
  • National Express
    4:00 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 16h 40m
    8:40 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$74.05
  • National Express
    5:00 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 15h 40m
    8:40 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$79.16
  • National Express
    4:45 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 15h 20m
    8:05 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$80.44
  • National Express
    5:00 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 15h 5m
    8:05 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$82.99
  • National Express
    5:20 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 15h 45m
    9:05 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$94.48
  • National Express
    5:30 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 15h 35m
    9:05 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$94.48
  • National Express
    5:30 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 13h 35m
    7:05 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$94.48
  • National Express
    5:20 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 13h 45m
    7:05 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$94.48
  • National Express
    5:20 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 14h 45m
    8:05 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$94.48
  • National Express
    5:30 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 14h 35m
    8:05 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$94.48

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Bus Cardiff to Edinburgh: Further Information

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Bus stops in Cardiff and Edinburgh

Stations
Queensferry Rd , Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Multrees Walk 13-14, EH1 3DQ Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Drum Brae S 103 , EH12 8TH Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
George St 47, EH2 2HN Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Greenside Row & Leith Street , Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Hanover St , EH2 2DS Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Haymarket Terrace 4, EH12 5EZ Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Maybury Rd , Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Queensferry Rd , EH4 2UP Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)

FAQs about the bus route Cardiff to Edinburgh

How much does a bus trip from Cardiff to Edinburgh cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $28.98. Compare offers to save money!

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

The fastest bus from Cardiff to Edinburgh starts at 13h 20m. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Cardiff to Edinburgh?

The earliest bus to Edinburgh from Cardiff starts at 8:20 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 Cardiff to Edinburgh?

The latest bus trip from Cardiff to Edinburgh starts at 5:30 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.

Is there a direct bus from Cardiff to Edinburgh?

CheckMyBus currently compares direct bus connections from Cardiff to Edinburgh. Simply use our search function to find a bus for your planned travel date that goes directly to Edinburgh from Cardiff.

What can I take with me on my bus trip from Cardiff to Edinburgh?

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 bus for the Cardiff - Edinburgh 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 does the bus from Cardiff to Edinburgh have?

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 Cardiff to Edinburgh on your planned travel date.

Compare Cardiff and Edinburgh

$4.84
$5.43
Cardiff
Edinburgh
A cab ride in Cardiff is 11% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
$2.30
$2.04
Cardiff
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A bus fare in Cardiff is 12% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
$3.83
$5.11
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A large beer in Cardiff is 26% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
$1.15
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A bottle of water in Cardiff is 20% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
$7.41
$8.92
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A meal in Cardiff is 17% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Bus routes from Cardiff and Edinburgh

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