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Are you trying to arrange an upcoming bus trip from Edinburgh to Glasgow or vice versa? Then our bus search can help you find the best option for your travel needs. If you need to get there as fast as possible, you can opt for the fastest bus connection, which is offered by megabus and will get you there in 1h 13m. If you’re tight on cash or are simply looking for the best deal, consider the most affordable ticket, which starts at $2.50. Just click the "Find Now" button and happy travels!

Edinburgh to Glasgow Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$2.50
Fastest Bus1h 0m
Distance41.7 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express, megabus, Scottish Citylink, Rede Expressos, Greyhound US
  Bus Edinburgh - Glasgow    42 mi
Ø Bus connections8 x
Savings-90%

The cheapest bus routes from Edinburgh to Glasgow

%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
    Glasgow
      9:25 AM
      10:35 AM
    20 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $2.50
  • Edinburgh
    Glasgow
      9:25 AM
      10:35 AM
    12 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $2.50
  • Edinburgh
    Glasgow
      9:25 AM
      10:35 AM
    24 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $2.50
  • Edinburgh
    Glasgow
      9:25 AM
      10:35 AM
    12 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $2.50
  • Edinburgh
    Glasgow
      9:25 AM
      10:35 AM
    6 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $2.50
  • Edinburgh
    Glasgow
      6:35 AM
      7:35 AM
    16 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $2.50
  • Edinburgh
    Glasgow
      11:59 PM
      1:21 AM
    4 Dec
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $4.49
  • Edinburgh
    Glasgow
      11:59 PM
      1:21 AM
    26 Nov
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $4.49
  • Edinburgh
    Glasgow
      11:59 PM
      1:15 AM
    9 Oct
    +1
    Scottish CitylinkScottish Citylink
    from $10.22
  • Edinburgh
    Glasgow
      11:59 PM
      1:15 AM
    18 Dec
    +1
    Scottish CitylinkScottish Citylink
    from $10.22
  • Edinburgh
    Glasgow
      11:25 AM
      2:40 PM
    23 Sep
    Rede ExpressosRede Expressos
    from $20.24
  • Edinburgh
    Glasgow
      1:25 PM
      4:25 PM
    23 Sep
    Rede ExpressosRede Expressos
    from $20.24
  • Edinburgh
    Glasgow
      7:55 AM
      2:40 PM
    10 Nov
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $25.00
  • Edinburgh
    Glasgow
      11:20 AM
      6:15 PM
    10 Nov
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $25.00


  Carpooling Edinburgh - Glasgow    42 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Edinburgh to Glasgow

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Edinburgh
    Glasgow
      3:30 PM
      4:50 PM
    24 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $5.53
  • Edinburgh
    Glasgow
      6:00 AM
      7:10 AM
    21 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $6.24
  • Edinburgh
    Glasgow
      4:40 PM
      6:00 PM
    20 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $6.24


  Bus Glasgow - Edinburgh    42 mi
Ø Bus connections8 x
Savings-91%

The cheapest bus routes from Glasgow 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
  • Glasgow
    Edinburgh
      8:25 PM
      9:30 PM
    20 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $2.50
  • Glasgow
    Edinburgh
      8:25 PM
      9:30 PM
    6 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $2.50
  • Glasgow
    Edinburgh
      8:15 PM
      9:20 PM
    8 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $2.50
  • Glasgow
    Edinburgh
      8:25 PM
      9:30 PM
    12 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $2.50
  • Glasgow
    Edinburgh
      8:55 PM
      10:00 PM
    20 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $2.50
  • Glasgow
    Edinburgh
      8:15 PM
      9:20 PM
    24 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $2.50
  • Glasgow
    Edinburgh
      11:59 PM
      1:14 AM
    7 Oct
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $4.49
  • Glasgow
    Edinburgh
      11:59 PM
      1:14 AM
    3 Oct
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $4.49
  • Glasgow
    Edinburgh
      5:45 PM
      7:06 PM
    11 Oct
    Scottish CitylinkScottish Citylink
    from $10.22
  • Glasgow
    Edinburgh
      11:59 PM
      1:14 AM
    21 Dec
    +1
    Scottish CitylinkScottish Citylink
    from $10.22
  • Glasgow
    Edinburgh
      8:00 AM
      1:45 PM
    21 Sep
    Efe TurEfe Tur
    from $14.99
  • Glasgow
    Edinburgh
      9:00 AM
      3:00 PM
    21 Sep
    Efe TurEfe Tur
    from $14.99
  • Glasgow
    Edinburgh
      8:45 AM
      2:10 PM
    23 Sep
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $26.50
  • Glasgow
    Edinburgh
      12:01 PM
      5:15 PM
    23 Sep
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $26.50


  Carpooling Glasgow - Edinburgh    42 mi

The cheapest carpooling offers from Glasgow to Edinburgh

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Glasgow
    Edinburgh
      3:40 AM
      5:00 AM
    2 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $6.24
  • Glasgow
    Edinburgh
      7:50 PM
      9:00 PM
    20 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $6.24


Current ticket prices

You'd like to go traveling for some time but you're a bit tight on cash at the moment? Then the bus is the perfect option! Be aware though that it can be tricky to find the best one. Basically, there's two things to consider. Number one is to compare prices. For the trip Edinburgh - Glasgow, fares currently start from $2.50. Number two is to compare travel times. To avoid having to spend too much time on the road, opt for the fastest bus. It will get you to your destination in 1h 13m.

Bus stops in Edinburgh and Glasgow

  Stations
N Hanover St , G4 0PF Glasgow (United Kingdom)
Renfrew Street , Glasgow (United Kingdom)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only inexpensive but it's also the green way to travel thanks to its low carbon emissions.

Traveling by bus has also become as convenient as flying or taking the train. In recent years, bus companies have stepped up their game when it comes to on-board features by offering everything from power plugs, USB plugs, to free wireless internet. When taking a look at the search results shown on our page, you can immediately see all features offered by all bus companies. For instance, free wireless internet can be found on board most buses operated by megabus. That way you'll be able to share photos of your trip with friends while on the road.

A generous luggage allowance also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's bus companies. Your trip from Glasgow to Edinburgh can become a lot easier if you do your research before you travel. Most bus companies offering intercity bus trips from Edinburgh to Glasgow, allow you to take a regular-size baggage in addition to carry-on baggage. Additional luggage or oversized luggage can usually be booked for an extra fee.

Take a look at the exact location of the stations in both cities, find out about departure times and book the ideal bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current special discounts for your Edinburgh – Glasgow bus. The choice is yours - begin traveling smart now!

Edinburgh and Glasgow: Useful Info

Edinburgh
435,791
Glasgow
0.61 Million
Taxi
$5.30
$5.26
Edinburgh
Glasgow
A cab ride in Edinburgh is 1% more expensive than in Glasgow.
Local buses
$2.00
$2.68
Edinburgh
Glasgow
A bus fare in Edinburgh is 26% cheaper than in Glasgow.
Beer
$4.99
$4.37
Edinburgh
Glasgow
A large beer in Edinburgh is 13% more expensive than in Glasgow.
Water
$1.40
$1.26
Edinburgh
Glasgow
A bottle of water in Edinburgh is 10% more expensive than in Glasgow.
Meal
$8.72
$5.55
Edinburgh
Glasgow
A meal in Edinburgh is 37% more expensive than in Glasgow.
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