Bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh

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Facts about the Glasgow Edinburgh bus route

Cheapest Bus$3.34
Fastest Bus1h 10m
Earliest Bus5:00 AM
Latest Bus8:20 AM
Daily Bus Routes7 Ø
Distance41.7 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express, Irish Citylink, Scottish Citylink
Are you searching for a bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh?
You've come to the right place! With CheckMyBus, you can compare all available offers for the Glasgow Edinburgh bus route. In our search engine, you receive info about departure times, the exact bus stops, travel durations as well as the the best ticket prices. We’ll help you compare bus companies offering this route, including Scottish Citylink. Want to know if the bus offers air conditioning, WiFi or electrical sockets? We’ll show you which equipment different companies have.
You can see cheap buses to Edinburgh from Glasgow over the next few days on this page. We also show you more info about the bus stops in Glasgow and Edinburgh so you’ll know where to go. If you’re continuing your journey beyond Edinburgh, you can find options for onward trips and alternative destinations from Glasgow, as well as popular airport shuttles from Edinburgh.

The cheapest bus routes from Glasgow to Edinburgh

Today
from $4.81
Tomorrow
from $4.81
12/06
from $4.81
12/07
from $4.81
12/08
from $4.81
12/09
from $4.81

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 15m
    8:45 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$3.34
  • National Express
    6:30 AM
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 15m
    7:45 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$3.34
  • National Express
    6:50 AM
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 15m
    8:05 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$3.61
  • National Express
    8:20 AM
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 15m
    9:35 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$4.01
  • Irish Citylink
    5:00 AM
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 10m
    6:10 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$4.81
  • Irish Citylink
    5:15 AM
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 13m
    6:28 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$4.81
  • Irish Citylink
    5:30 AM
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 16m
    6:46 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$4.81
  • Irish Citylink
    5:45 AM
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 19m
    7:04 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$4.81
  • Irish Citylink
    6:00 AM
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 36m
    7:36 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$4.81
  • Scottish Citylink
    5:00 AM
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 10m
    6:10 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$4.81
  • Scottish Citylink
    5:15 AM
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 13m
    6:28 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$4.81
  • Scottish Citylink
    5:30 AM
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 16m
    6:46 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$4.81
  • Scottish Citylink
    5:45 AM
    Glasgow - Buchanan Bus Station
    Duration 1h 19m
    7:04 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$4.81

The cheapest carpooling offers from Glasgow to Edinburgh

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    3:10 PM
    Glasgow
    Duration 1h 0m
    4:10 PM
    Edinburgh
    from$5.34

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Bus Glasgow Edinburgh: Further Information

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We have already set that you’re departing from Glasgow and arriving in Edinburgh in the search bar. The travel date is automatically set for a few days in advance, since people typically book 3 to 7 days before traveling. If you’d like to travel on a specific date, just select the day in the calendar to update your search.
Are you planning on returning to Glasgow? You can select the date for your return trip as well for the Edinburgh Glasgow bus route.
Do you want to book for more than one passenger? Then all you need to do is indicate how many people will be joining you before you start your search.
After getting all the results, you can compare all bus tickets for the Glasgow Edinburgh bus route. Then, you can consider several factors. National Express offers the cheapest tickets at $3.34, while the fastest connection takes 1h 10m. In the end, you can decide if you'd prefer the cheapest ticket, the quickest journey or the bus with the most amenities. Regardless of what you're searching for, we can help you find the best deal for your travel needs!
Optimize your search results based on your travel needs. You can sort by by price, departure and arrival time and filter bus stops and companies for the most relevant results.
You can also compare other modes of transportation departing from Glasgow and arriving in Edinburgh. In our search results, you can also compare available trains, carpooling and flights.
We hope you enjoy your bus trip from Glasgow to Edinburgh!

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)
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)
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)

Bus Glasgow to Edinburgh: FAQs about the route

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

Among other factors, this depends on the day and time of travel. The cheapest bus ticket for this route starts from $3.34 and takes 1h 15m to get to Edinburgh. Save money by comparing bus tickets!

How much can I save after comparing tickets for the Glasgow to Edinburgh bus route?

This route is connected by 1 bus company with ticket prices ranging from $3.34 to $4.81. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as early as you can to ensure you get the cheapest bus deal to Edinburgh.

How many daily bus routes are available from Glasgow to Edinburgh on average?

Each day, the bus route from Glasgow to Edinburgh is offered by about 7 connections. You can compare bus times to find the perfect trip with our search engine.

How long does the Glasgow Edinburgh bus route take?

Scottish Citylink offers the quickest bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh, which can take 1h 10m. Tickets for this connection cost $4.81. However, keep in mind that the bus route can take longer when there is traffic.

Is there a direct bus route from Glasgow to Edinburgh?

For the Glasgow Edinburgh bus route, our search engine currently compares 3 direct bus connections with the following companies: Scottish Citylink

When does the first trip depart for the Glasgow Edinburgh bus route?

The earliest bus to Edinburgh departs from Glasgow at 5:00 AM. However, bus schedules may vary on weekends and holidays. To find exactly when the bus is running on your planned travel date, check our search engine.

When does the last trip depart for the Glasgow Edinburgh bus route?

The latest bus trip from Glasgow to Edinburgh departs at 8:20 AM. Please keep in mind that departure times may vary on weekends and holidays. You can use our search engine to find the available times on your planned travel date.

Which companies are running for the Glasgow Edinburgh bus route?

When taking the Glasgow Edinburgh bus route, passengers can choose between companies, such as Scottish Citylink. By using our search engine, you can compare all available bus trips to find one that works for you.

What can I bring with me on the bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh?

Different bus companies have varying restrictions about what is and isn't allowed on board. Typically, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you for the Glasgow Edinburgh bus route for free. Find a bus that best serves your travel needs by using our search engine for your preferred travel date.

What equipment is available on the bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh?

What equipment is on board differs from company to company. Generally, many intercity buses provide WiFi to let you keep your friends up to date about your location during the trip. Air conditioning systems provide ventilation to maximize comfort while travelling. With our search engine, you can find precise information about the equipment of the bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh on your preferred travel date.

Compare Glasgow and Edinburgh

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A cab ride in Glasgow is 1% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
$2.87
$2.14
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A bus fare in Glasgow is 26% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
$4.67
$5.34
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A large beer in Glasgow is 13% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
$1.35
$1.50
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A bottle of water in Glasgow is 10% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
$5.94
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A meal in Glasgow is 37% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

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