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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Edinburgh to Glasgow from various bus operators like Scottish Citylink, FlixBus or National Express for the next days.
today
from $6
tomorrow
from $5
Sunday
from $5
Monday
from $5
Tuesday
from $5
Wednesday
from $5
Thursday
from $5

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    1h 15m
    5:50 PM
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    7:05 PM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • Scottish Citylink
    1h 23m
    8:15 AM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    9:38 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    $7
  • Scottish Citylink
    1h 23m
    8:30 AM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    9:53 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    $7
  • FlixBus
    1h 30m
    10:50 AM
    Edinburgh
    12:20 PM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $8
  • National Express
    1h 10m
    8:10 AM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    9:20 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $14

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Scottish Citylink
    1h 19m
    12:15 AM
    Edinburgh
    N St David St
    1:34 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    $5
  • Scottish Citylink
    1h 27m
    12:45 AM
    Edinburgh
    N St David St
    2:12 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    $5
  • FlixBus
    1h 15m
    6:35 AM
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    7:50 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • FlixBus
    1h 20m
    9:15 AM
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    10:35 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • National Express
    1h 10m
    8:10 AM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    9:20 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $14

Cheapest bus trips Sunday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Scottish Citylink
    1h 27m
    1:45 AM
    Edinburgh
    N St David St
    3:12 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    $5
  • Scottish Citylink
    1h 27m
    2:45 AM
    Edinburgh
    N St David St
    4:12 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    $5
  • FlixBus
    1h 30m
    6:20 AM
    Edinburgh
    7:50 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • FlixBus
    1h 15m
    6:35 AM
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    7:50 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • National Express
    1h 10m
    8:10 AM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    9:20 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $14

Cheapest bus trips Monday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Scottish Citylink
    1h 19m
    12:15 AM
    Edinburgh
    N St David St
    1:34 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    $5
  • Scottish Citylink
    1h 27m
    1:45 AM
    Edinburgh
    N St David St
    3:12 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    $5
  • FlixBus
    1h 15m
    6:35 AM
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    7:50 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • FlixBus
    1h 15m
    5:40 PM
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    6:55 PM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • National Express
    1h 10m
    8:10 AM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    9:20 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $14

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Scottish Citylink
    1h 19m
    12:15 AM
    Edinburgh
    N St David St
    1:34 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    $5
  • Scottish Citylink
    1h 27m
    12:45 AM
    Edinburgh
    N St David St
    2:12 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    $5
  • FlixBus
    1h 30m
    6:20 AM
    Edinburgh
    7:50 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • FlixBus
    1h 15m
    6:35 AM
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    7:50 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • National Express
    1h 10m
    8:10 AM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    9:20 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $14

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Scottish Citylink
    1h 19m
    12:15 AM
    Edinburgh
    N St David St
    1:34 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    $5
  • Scottish Citylink
    1h 27m
    1:45 AM
    Edinburgh
    N St David St
    3:12 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    $5
  • FlixBus
    1h 30m
    6:20 AM
    Edinburgh
    7:50 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • FlixBus
    1h 15m
    6:35 AM
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    7:50 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • National Express
    1h 10m
    8:10 AM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    9:20 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $14

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Scottish Citylink
    1h 19m
    12:15 AM
    Edinburgh
    N St David St
    1:34 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    $5
  • Scottish Citylink
    1h 27m
    1:45 AM
    Edinburgh
    N St David St
    3:12 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    $5
  • FlixBus
    1h 15m
    6:35 AM
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    7:50 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • FlixBus
    1h 20m
    9:15 AM
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    10:35 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • National Express
    1h 10m
    8:10 AM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    9:20 AM
    Glasgow
    Buchanan Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $14

Frequency of bus connections between Edinburgh and Glasgow

See here how frequent the connections between Edinburgh and Glasgow are, during different times and days of the week.
Tuesday is the busiest day, with more than 178 daily buses from Edinburgh to Glasgow. Friday has instead the fewest connections, with only 133 daily coaches between Edinburgh and Glasgow.
The busiest time of the day is the Afternoon, with 467 buses from Edinburgh to Glasgow, while Night sees the fewest connections between Edinburgh and Glasgow, with 82 offers.

Facts about the bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow

Compare all providers like Scottish Citylink, FlixBus and National Express that travel 165 times every day by bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow in one click! Book your bus ticket from Edinburgh to Glasgow starting from $5!

Cheapest Bus $5
Fastest Bus 1h 0m
Earliest Bus 7:45 AM
Latest Bus 11:15 PM
Daily Bus Routes 165 Ø
Distance 41.7 miles
Bus Companies Scottish Citylink, FlixBus and National Express

Cheapest bus connections from Edinburgh to Glasgow

Every day, 165 buses from 3 bus companies leave Edinburgh for Glasgow: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 06/14/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 06/09
Monday 06/10
Tuesday 06/11
Wednesday 06/12
Thursday 06/13
Friday 06/14
$6
Saturday 06/15
$5
Sunday 06/16
$6
Monday 06/17
$5
Tuesday 06/18
$5
Wednesday 06/19
$5
Thursday 06/20
$5
Friday 06/21
$8
Saturday 06/22
$5
Sunday 06/23
$6
Monday 06/24
$5
Tuesday 06/25
$6
Wednesday 06/26
$6
Thursday 06/27
$5
Friday 06/28
$5
Saturday 06/29
$5
Sunday 06/30
$5
Monday 07/01
$6
Tuesday 07/02
$5
Wednesday 07/03
$6
Thursday 07/04
$5
Friday 07/05
$6
Saturday 07/06

The cheapest time to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Edinburgh to Glasgow, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $5, Sunday is the cheapest day for a bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow. Friday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $6.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Edinburgh to Glasgow, with $5. Morning is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $5.

How to save money travelling from Edinburgh to Glasgow

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Edinburgh to Glasgow in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later buses from Edinburgh to Glasgow are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Edinburgh to Glasgow

These are the most booked bus companies between Edinburgh to Glasgow from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Edinburgh and Glasgow

In the map below, you can see where to find all bus stations in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow

Want to know which seat classes are available on the buses from Edinburgh to Glasgow? Or which bus companies serve the route Edinburgh to Glasgow? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Edinburgh to Glasgow bus

How much does a Edinburgh Glasgow bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $5 and takes 1h 19m to reach Glasgow. Compare offers to save money!

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

This route is offered by 3 companies with a range of ticket prices between $5 and $24. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Glasgow.

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

Every day, the Edinburgh to Glasgow bus route is served by approximately 165 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

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

The fastest bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow is offered by National Express and takes 1h 0m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $14. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow?

The earliest bus arriving in Glasgow from Edinburgh starts at 7:45 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow?

The latest bus trip departing from Edinburgh for Glasgow starts at 11:15 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 Edinburgh Glasgow route?

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

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Glasgow?

You can check all the direct connections between Edinburgh and Glasgow by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: Scottish Citylink, FlixBus and National Express.

What can I take with me on the Edinburgh to Glasgow 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 Edinburgh Glasgow bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Edinburgh Glasgow 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 to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Edinburgh to Glasgow

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

Alternate transport types from Edinburgh to Glasgow

Did not find the right bus? Here is a selection of alternate transport types from the schedule from Edinburgh to Glasgow for the next days.

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Glasgow

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from Edinburgh to Glasgow for the next days.
  • CrossCountry
    1h 0m
    6:25 AM
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    7:25 AM
    Glasgow
    Central Station
    CrossCountry
    Economy
    from $16
  • ScotRail
    1h 8m
    7:54 AM
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    9:02 AM
    Glasgow
    Queen Street Station
    ScotRail
    Economy
    from $22
  • CrossCountry
    1h 0m
    6:25 AM
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    7:25 AM
    Glasgow
    Central Station
    CrossCountry
    First Class
    from $24
  • ScotRail
    0h 54m
    7:59 AM
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    8:53 AM
    Glasgow
    Queen Street Station
    ScotRail
    First Class
    from $28

More bus routes from Edinburgh and Glasgow

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Edinburgh and from Glasgow. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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