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If you want to take a bus from Cardiff to Edinburgh, then you've come to the right place. This route is served by 2 companies: National Express and Busbud. Usually, there are bus tickets available for around $7.66. The quickest bus will take you from Edinburgh to Cardiff within . Just click "Find Now" and see all available bus schedules!

Cardiff to Edinburgh Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$7.66
Fastest Bus1h 45m
Distance309.1 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express, Busbud, Tufesa, Pullman Bus
  Bus Cardiff - Edinburgh    309 mi
Ø Bus connections5 x
Savings-75%

The cheapest bus routes from Cardiff 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
  • Cardiff
    Edinburgh
      5:35 PM
      8:00 AM
    5 Feb
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.66
  • Cardiff
    Edinburgh
      2:30 AM
      6:25 PM
    26 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.66
  • Cardiff
    Edinburgh
      2:30 AM
      6:40 PM
    31 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $11.50
  • Cardiff
    Edinburgh
      5:35 PM
      8:00 AM
    18 Nov
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $15.33
  • Cardiff
    Edinburgh
      2:30 AM
      6:25 PM
    16 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $15.33
  • Cardiff
    Edinburgh
      2:30 AM
      6:25 PM
    3 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $16.35
  • Cardiff
    Edinburgh
      2:30 AM
      6:25 PM
    27 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $17.25
  • Cardiff
    Edinburgh
      9:30 AM
      8:30 PM
    25 Nov
    BusbudBusbud
    from $18.08
  • Cardiff
    Edinburgh
      1:00 PM
      4:00 PM
    25 Nov
    TufesaTufesa
    from $28.00
  • Cardiff
    Edinburgh
      12:30 PM
      4:00 PM
    25 Nov
    TufesaTufesa
    from $28.00
  • Cardiff
    Edinburgh
      3:00 PM
      4:45 PM
    25 Nov
    TufesaTufesa
    from $28.00
  • Cardiff
    Edinburgh
      2:35 AM
      6:35 PM
    25 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $30.24
  • Cardiff
    Edinburgh
      2:30 AM
      6:35 PM
    25 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $30.24
  • Cardiff
    Edinburgh
      10:00 PM
      7:30 AM
    25 Nov
    +1
    Pullman BusPullman Bus
    from $30.84


  Carpooling Cardiff - Edinburgh    309 mi

The cheapest carpooling offers from Cardiff to Edinburgh

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Cardiff
    Edinburgh
      7:45 AM
      3:45 PM
    25 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $63.87


  Bus Edinburgh - Cardiff    309 mi
Ø Bus connections5 x
Savings-86%

The cheapest bus routes from Edinburgh to Cardiff

%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
    Cardiff
      10:15 AM
      1:55 AM
    26 Feb
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.66
  • Edinburgh
    Cardiff
      10:15 AM
      1:55 AM
    30 Jan
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.66
  • Edinburgh
    Cardiff
      10:15 AM
      1:55 AM
    25 Jan
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.66
  • Edinburgh
    Cardiff
      10:15 AM
      1:55 AM
    28 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $15.33
  • Edinburgh
    Cardiff
      10:15 AM
      1:55 AM
    5 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $15.33
  • Edinburgh
    Cardiff
      10:15 AM
      1:55 AM
    12 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $15.33
  • Edinburgh
    Cardiff
      6:20 AM
      5:35 PM
    25 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $18.90
  • Edinburgh
    Cardiff
      6:20 AM
      8:05 PM
    25 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $18.90
  • Edinburgh
    Cardiff
      10:15 AM
      1:55 AM
    25 Nov
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $23.68
  • Edinburgh
    Cardiff
      10:15 AM
      1:55 AM
    13 Nov
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $26.83
  • Edinburgh
    Cardiff
      9:30 PM
      11:40 AM
    25 Nov
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $39.91
  • Edinburgh
    Cardiff
      6:35 AM
      7:50 PM
    25 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $44.94
  • Edinburgh
    Cardiff
      6:35 AM
      5:20 PM
    25 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $50.08
  • Edinburgh
    Cardiff
      10:15 AM
      1:20 AM
    25 Nov
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $55.48


  Carpooling Edinburgh - Cardiff    309 mi

The cheapest carpooling offers from Edinburgh to Cardiff

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Edinburgh
    Cardiff
      3:00 PM
      10:30 PM
    25 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $56.21


Current ticket prices

Travel bargains are what you're after? Then you should definitely take a bus as it's one of the most affordable means of transportation. A bus ticket for a trip from Cardiff to Edinburgh is generally inexpensive. Should you book your journey at short notice, however, you might have to pay a bit more. Here's another recommendation: don't forget to take a look at travel times. Avoid spending too much time on the road by simply opting for the fastest bus.

Bus stops in Cardiff 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 normally 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 Cardiff - Edinburgh bus , you might find that more than one bus operator offers convenient routes.

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

How about bikes? On a bus from Cardiff to Edinburgh, National Express allows you to take your bicycle for a few dollars (or the currency of the country you're traveling in). Check out all the offers and pick the right bus. Travel smart!

Cardiff and Edinburgh: Useful Info

Cardiff
302,139
Edinburgh
435,791
Taxi
$4.84
$5.43
Cardiff
Edinburgh
A cab ride in Cardiff is 11% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
Local buses
$2.30
$2.04
Cardiff
Edinburgh
A bus fare in Cardiff is 12% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
Beer
$3.83
$5.11
Cardiff
Edinburgh
A large beer in Cardiff is 26% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
Water
$1.15
$1.43
Cardiff
Edinburgh
A bottle of water in Cardiff is 20% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
Meal
$7.41
$8.92
Cardiff
Edinburgh
A meal in Cardiff is 17% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
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