Bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh

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Facts about the bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh

Cheapest Bus$3.83
Fastest Bus1h 7m
Earliest Bus4:00 AM
Latest Bus4:05 PM
Daily Bus Routes3 Ø
Distance41.7 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express, Scottish Citylink
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CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses from Glasgow to Edinburgh and show you departure times, the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets from Glasgow to Edinburgh over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Glasgow and Edinburgh which will help you find your way around. We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Edinburgh, alternative destinations from Glasgow, and the most popular airport shuttles from Glasgow and Edinburgh.

The cheapest bus routes from Glasgow to Edinburgh

Today
from $2.55
Tomorrow
from $3.83
09/28
from $2.55
09/29
from $2.55
09/30
from $2.55
10/01
from $3.83

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • National Express
    7:30 AM
    Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 10m
    8:40 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$3.83
  • National Express
    7:30 AM
    Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 15m
    8:45 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$3.83
  • National Express
    4:05 PM
    Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 20m
    5:25 PM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$5.49
  • National Express
    4:05 PM
    Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 10m
    5:15 PM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$5.49
  • Scottish Citylink
    4:00 AM
    Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 15m
    5:15 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$10.85
  • Scottish Citylink
    4:00 AM
    Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 7m
    5:07 AM
    Edinburgh - Haymarket Station
    from$10.85
  • Scottish Citylink
    4:30 AM
    Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 15m
    5:45 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$10.85
  • Scottish Citylink
    4:30 AM
    Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 7m
    5:37 AM
    Edinburgh - Haymarket Station
    from$10.85
  • Scottish Citylink
    5:00 AM
    Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 7m
    6:07 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$10.85

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Bus Glasgow to Edinburgh: Further Information

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Bus stops in Glasgow and Edinburgh

Stations
Queensferry Rd , Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Multrees Walk 13-14, EH1 3DQ Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Drum Brae S 103 , EH12 8TH Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
George St 47, EH2 2HN Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Greenside Row & Leith Street , Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Hanover St , EH2 2DS Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Haymarket Terrace 4, EH12 5EZ Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Maybury Rd , Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Queensferry Rd , EH4 2UP Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)

FAQs about the bus route Glasgow to Edinburgh

How much does a bus trip from Glasgow to Edinburgh cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $3.83. Compare offers to save money!

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

The fastest bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh starts at 1h 7m. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh?

The earliest bus to Edinburgh from Glasgow starts at 4:00 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh?

The latest bus trip from Glasgow to Edinburgh starts at 4:05 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.

Is there a direct bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh?

CheckMyBus currently compares direct bus connections from Glasgow to Edinburgh. Simply use our search function to find a bus for your planned travel date that goes directly to Edinburgh from Glasgow.

What can I take with me on my bus trip from Glasgow to Edinburgh?

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 bus for the Glasgow - Edinburgh route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment does the bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh have?

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 function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh on your planned travel date.

Compare Glasgow and Edinburgh

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