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Finding the right bus from Edinburgh to London or from London to Edinburgh just got a lot easier. Just use our search function to find the ideal option: If you need to get there as fast as possible, pick the quickest bus, which will get you from London to Edinburgh in 8h 30m. If you want to save a few bucks, go for the cheapest option, which will only cost you $3.90. The London - Edinburgh bus route is operated by megabus, National Express, OUIBUS and Busbud. Just click the "Find Now" button, see all options and take your pick!

Edinburgh to London Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$3.90
Fastest Bus4h 55m
Distance331.7 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express, megabus, Rede Expressos, Intercape
  Bus Edinburgh - London    332 mi
Ø Bus connections12 x
Savings-81%

The cheapest bus routes from Edinburgh to London

%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
    London
      10:15 AM
      8:05 PM
    13 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.90
  • Edinburgh
    London
      10:15 AM
      8:05 PM
    14 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.90
  • Edinburgh
    London
      10:15 AM
      8:05 PM
    25 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.90
  • Edinburgh
    London
      10:15 AM
      8:05 PM
    11 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.90
  • Edinburgh
    London
      9:30 PM
      6:50 AM
    6 Feb
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.90
  • Edinburgh
    London
      10:15 AM
      8:05 PM
    23 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.90
  • Edinburgh
    London
      9:30 PM
      6:50 AM
    29 Jan
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.90
  • Edinburgh
    London
      11:00 PM
      7:30 AM
    2 Dec
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $15.84
  • Edinburgh
    London
      11:00 PM
      7:30 AM
    7 Nov
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $15.84
  • Edinburgh
    London
      11:00 PM
      7:30 AM
    18 Nov
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $15.84
  • Edinburgh
    London
      11:00 PM
      7:30 AM
    19 Nov
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $15.84
  • Edinburgh
    London
      3:00 PM
      7:55 PM
    5 Nov
    Rede ExpressosRede Expressos
    from $16.64
  • Edinburgh
    London
      8:30 AM
      4:20 PM
    5 Nov
    IntercapeIntercape
    from $17.40
  • Edinburgh
    London
      10:00 AM
      5:55 PM
    5 Nov
    IntercapeIntercape
    from $20.88


  Carpooling Edinburgh - London    332 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Edinburgh to London

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Edinburgh
    London
      10:00 AM
      6:20 PM
    2 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $57.13
  • Edinburgh
    London
      10:00 AM
      7:40 PM
    5 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $63.63
  • Edinburgh
    London
      8:00 AM
      5:30 PM
    5 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $67.52


  Bus London - Edinburgh    332 mi
Ø Bus connections12 x
Savings-93%

The cheapest bus routes from London 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
  • London
    Edinburgh
      8:35 AM
      6:25 PM
    7 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.90
  • London
    Edinburgh
      10:30 PM
      8:00 AM
    20 Jan
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.90
  • London
    Edinburgh
      10:30 PM
      8:00 AM
    21 Jan
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.90
  • London
    Edinburgh
      8:35 AM
      6:25 PM
    11 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.90
  • London
    Edinburgh
      10:30 PM
      8:00 AM
    3 Feb
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.90
  • London
    Edinburgh
      8:20 AM
      10:10 AM
    5 Nov
    Pullman BusPullman Bus
    from $11.67
  • London
    Edinburgh
      10:30 PM
      7:05 AM
    3 Dec
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $15.84
  • London
    Edinburgh
      10:30 PM
      7:05 AM
    9 Jan
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $15.84
  • London
    Edinburgh
      10:00 AM
      5:30 PM
    5 Nov
    OUIBUSOUIBUS
    from $16.74
  • London
    Edinburgh
      10:00 PM
      6:30 AM
    5 Nov
    +1
    OUIBUSOUIBUS
    from $18.97
  • London
    Edinburgh
      11:00 AM
      5:30 AM
    5 Nov
    +1
    IntercapeIntercape
    from $27.79
  • London
    Edinburgh
      1:00 PM
      7:30 AM
    5 Nov
    +1
    IntercapeIntercape
    from $31.26
  • London
    Edinburgh
      11:00 AM
      4:30 AM
    5 Nov
    +1
    BusbudBusbud
    from $43.08
  • London
    Edinburgh
      8:00 PM
      11:10 AM
    5 Nov
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $52.11


  Carpooling London - Edinburgh    332 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from London to Edinburgh

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • London
    Edinburgh
      1:30 PM
      10:50 PM
    23 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $59.17
  • London
    Edinburgh
      4:30 PM
      3:10 AM
    22 Oct
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $63.63
  • London
    Edinburgh
      7:50 PM
      6:20 AM
    5 Nov
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $71.42
  • London
    Edinburgh
      7:50 PM
      6:10 AM
    5 Nov
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $84.40


Current ticket prices

You want to travel as low-budget as possible? Then you should definitely take the bus. Tickets for a trip from Edinburgh to London are generally inexpensive, especially so if you book in advance. To get even more bang for your buck, you should make sure to compare fares since they are likely to vary. Sometimes, you can save a few more dollars simply by taking an earlier bus. What's also good to look at before booking a trip are travel times: opt for the fastest bus to reach your destination in no time at all.

Bus stops in Edinburgh and London

  Stations
Buckingham Palace Road 164 , London (United Kingdom)
London , London (United Kingdom)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only affordable 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, carriers have stepped up their game when it comes to amenities by offering everything from power plugs, USB plugs, to complimentary wireless internet. When taking a look at the search results shown on our page, you can instantly see, which bus company offers which comfort features. For instance, power plugs can be found on board the buses of one operator: megabus.

A generous luggage policy also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's carriers. Your trip from London to Edinburgh can become a lot easier if you do your research before you embark on your journey. Take a look at the exact location of the stops in both cities, find out about departure times and book the perfect bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current promotions for your Edinburgh – London bus.

Edinburgh and London: Useful Info

Edinburgh
435,791
London
7.56 Million
Taxi
$5.52
$9.72
Edinburgh
London
A cab ride in Edinburgh is 44% cheaper than in London.
Local buses
$2.08
$3.25
Edinburgh
London
A bus fare in Edinburgh is 37% cheaper than in London.
Beer
$5.19
$5.84
Edinburgh
London
A large beer in Edinburgh is 12% cheaper than in London.
Water
$1.45
$1.15
Edinburgh
London
A bottle of water in Edinburgh is 21% more expensive than in London.
Meal
$9.07
$8.14
Edinburgh
London
A meal in Edinburgh is 11% more expensive than in London.
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