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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 $5.15. The London - Edinburgh bus route is operated by megabus, National Express, BlaBlaBus and Movelia. Just click the "Find Now" button, see all options and take your pick!

Edinburgh to London Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$5.15
Fastest Bus4h 55m
Distance331.7 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express, megabus, Rede Expressos, Intercape
  Bus Edinburgh - London    332 mi
Ø Bus connections11 x
Savings-75%

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
    3 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $5.15
  • Edinburgh
    London
      10:15 AM
      8:05 PM
    18 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $5.15
  • Edinburgh
    London
      10:15 AM
      8:05 PM
    6 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $13.66
  • Edinburgh
    London
      10:15 AM
      8:05 PM
    12 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $13.66
  • Edinburgh
    London
      10:15 AM
      8:05 PM
    10 Apr
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $13.66
  • Edinburgh
    London
      9:30 PM
      6:50 AM
    28 Feb
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $13.66
  • Edinburgh
    London
      10:15 AM
      8:05 PM
    29 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $13.66
  • Edinburgh
    London
      9:30 PM
      6:50 AM
    29 Mar
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $13.66
  • Edinburgh
    London
      9:30 PM
      6:50 AM
    17 Apr
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $13.66
  • Edinburgh
    London
      11:00 PM
      7:30 AM
    9 Mar
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $15.87
  • Edinburgh
    London
      11:00 PM
      7:30 AM
    4 Feb
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $15.87
  • Edinburgh
    London
      3:00 PM
      7:55 PM
    29 Jan
    Rede ExpressosRede Expressos
    from $16.58
  • Edinburgh
    London
      8:30 AM
      4:20 PM
    29 Jan
    IntercapeIntercape
    from $17.40
  • Edinburgh
    London
      10:00 AM
      5:55 PM
    29 Jan
    IntercapeIntercape
    from $20.88


  Carpooling Edinburgh - London    332 mi

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
      1:00 PM
      10:40 PM
    29 Jan
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $57.25


  Bus London - Edinburgh    332 mi
Ø Bus connections11 x
Savings-90%

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
    8 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $5.15
  • London
    Edinburgh
      9:20 PM
      8:00 AM
    21 Jan
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $9.78
  • London
    Edinburgh
      9:20 PM
      8:00 AM
    25 Jan
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $9.78
  • London
    Edinburgh
      9:20 PM
      8:00 AM
    29 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $9.78
  • London
    Edinburgh
      8:20 AM
      10:10 AM
    29 Jan
    Pullman BusPullman Bus
    from $10.74
  • London
    Edinburgh
      8:35 AM
      6:40 PM
    31 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.86
  • London
    Edinburgh
      10:30 PM
      7:05 AM
    28 Jan
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $15.87
  • London
    Edinburgh
      9:30 AM
      6:55 PM
    13 Feb
    megabusmegabus
    from $15.87
  • London
    Edinburgh
      10:00 AM
      5:30 PM
    29 Jan
    BlaBlaBusBlaBlaBus
    from $16.68
  • London
    Edinburgh
      10:00 PM
      6:30 AM
    29 Jan
    +1
    BlaBlaBusBlaBlaBus
    from $18.90
  • London
    Edinburgh
      11:00 AM
      5:30 AM
    29 Jan
    +1
    IntercapeIntercape
    from $27.79
  • London
    Edinburgh
      1:00 PM
      7:30 AM
    29 Jan
    +1
    IntercapeIntercape
    from $31.26
  • London
    Edinburgh
      11:00 AM
      4:30 AM
    29 Jan
    +1
    BusbudBusbud
    from $43.08
  • London
    Edinburgh
      8:00 PM
      11:10 AM
    29 Jan
    +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
      2:40 AM
      11:30 AM
    29 Jan
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $55.95
  • London
    Edinburgh
      6:00 AM
      3:40 PM
    29 Jan
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $57.25
  • London
    Edinburgh
      1:30 PM
      11:20 PM
    29 Jan
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $93.68


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

Don't settle for less! No matter how you want to travel, our smart bus search engine will help you pick just the right bus. On your coach trip from Edinburgh to London you might be looking for a particularly short travel time, for the cheapest bus ticket or for the best on-board features.

While carry-on luggage is typically allowed free of charge, there might be restrictions regarding additional baggage or bulky luggage. If you want to bring a very large bag exceeding the usual weight requirements on a bus from London to Edinburgh, then you should opt for an offer provided by Movelia.

The details of every individual bus schedule are presented in our search results and you can also see if they are free of charge or not: Just check for the bus company that allows you to take your pet or that has wireless internet at no extra cost, power outlets and a good selection of drinks. You'll also find other useful info on CheckMyBus, such as details on current promotions. Travel smart!

Edinburgh and London: Useful Info

Edinburgh
435,791
London
7.56 Million
Taxi
$5.53
$9.74
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
$5.20
$5.86
Edinburgh
London
A large beer in Edinburgh is 12% cheaper than in London.
Water
$1.46
$1.15
Edinburgh
London
A bottle of water in Edinburgh is 22% more expensive than in London.
Meal
$9.09
$8.16
Edinburgh
London
A meal in Edinburgh is 11% more expensive than in London.
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