Bus from Manchester to Edinburgh

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What are the cheapest bus tickets for the Manchester Edinburgh bus route? Which bus is the quickest? Compare every bus company that serves the bus route from Manchester to Edinburgh. Get all bus schedules with a single click!

Facts about the Manchester Edinburgh bus route

Cheapest Bus$31.41
Fastest Bus7h 5m
Earliest Bus1:35 AM
Latest Bus11:45 AM
Daily Bus Routes1 Ø
Distance175.0 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express, FlixBus
Are you searching for a bus from Manchester to Edinburgh?
You've come to the right place! With CheckMyBus, you can compare all available offers for the Manchester 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 National Express or FlixBus. 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 Manchester over the next few days on this page. We also show you more info about the bus stops in Manchester 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 Manchester, as well as popular airport shuttles from Edinburgh.

The cheapest bus routes from Manchester to Edinburgh

Today
from $25.41
Tomorrow
from $37.83
08/02
from $27.89
08/03
from $25.41
08/04
from $23.04
08/05
from $25.41

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

  • National Express
    1:35 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 7h 5m
    8:40 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$31.41
  • National Express
    11:45 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 8h 35m
    8:20 PM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$49.56
  • National Express
    11:45 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 8h 45m
    8:30 PM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$49.56

The cheapest carpooling offers from Manchester to Edinburgh

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    8:00 AM
    Manchester
    Duration 4h 40m
    12:40 PM
    Edinburgh
    from$19.02

What are the cheapest buses from Manchester to Edinburgh you would typically find?

Bus schedules may change. Below, you'll find bus companies that usually provide the bus route Manchester to Edinburgh but are currently out of service.
  • FlixBus
    3:30 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 16h 15m
    7:45 AM
    Edinburgh- St Andrew Square
    from$19.52
    Temporarily not available: last found 07/22/2021

Bus Manchester Edinburgh: Further Information

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We have already set that you’re departing from Manchester 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 Manchester? You can select the date for your return trip as well for the Edinburgh Manchester 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 Manchester Edinburgh bus route. Then, you can consider several factors. National Express offers the cheapest tickets at $11.17, while the fastest connection takes 7h 5m. 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 Manchester 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 Manchester to Edinburgh!

Bus stops in Manchester and Edinburgh

Stations
Edinburgh - Barnton Junction
Queensferry Rd , Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Beechmount Balgreen Road
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Central bus station
Multrees Walk 13-14, EH1 3DQ  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh College
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Corstorphine
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Drum Brae Avenue
Drum Brae S 103 , EH12 8TH  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Gateway
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - George Street
George St 47, EH2 2HN  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Gogarburn
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Grassmarket Square
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Greenside Row & Leith Street
Greenside Row & Leith Street , Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Gyle Center
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Hanover Street
Hanover St , EH2 2DS  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Haymarket Station
Haymarket Terrace 4, EH12 5EZ  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Maybury
Maybury Rd , Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Murrayfield Stadium
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - N St David St
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Orchard Brae
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Park Central
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Princes Street
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Royal Highland Centre
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Stewart's Melville
Queensferry Rd , EH4 2UP  Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh - Waverley
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh- Saughton
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh- St Andrew Square
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)
Edingburgh - Queensferry Street
Edinburgh  (United Kingdom)

Bus Manchester to Edinburgh: FAQs about the route

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

Among other factors, this depends on the day and time of travel. The cheapest bus ticket for this route starts from $31.41 and takes 6h 45m to get to Edinburgh. Save money by comparing bus tickets!

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

This route is connected by 2 bus companies with ticket prices ranging from $11.17 to $49.56. 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 Manchester to Edinburgh on average?

Each day, the bus route from Manchester to Edinburgh is offered by about 1 connection. You can compare bus times to find the perfect trip with our search engine.

How long does the Manchester Edinburgh bus route take?

National Express offers the quickest bus from Manchester to Edinburgh, which can take 7h 5m. Tickets for this connection cost $27.78. However, keep in mind that the bus route can take longer when there is traffic.

Is there a direct bus route from Manchester to Edinburgh?

For the Manchester Edinburgh bus route, our search engine currently compares 1 direct bus connection with the following company: National Express

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

The earliest bus to Edinburgh departs from Manchester at 1:35 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 Manchester Edinburgh bus route?

The latest bus trip from Manchester to Edinburgh departs at 11:45 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 Manchester Edinburgh bus route?

When taking the Manchester Edinburgh bus route, passengers can choose between companies, such as National Express and FlixBus. 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 Manchester 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 Manchester 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 Manchester 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 Manchester to Edinburgh on your preferred travel date.

Compare Manchester and Edinburgh

$6.66
$5.94
Manchester
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A cab ride in Manchester is 11% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
$3.63
$2.23
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Edinburgh
A bus fare in Manchester is 39% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
$4.89
$5.58
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A large beer in Manchester is 13% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
$1.56
$1.56
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A bottle of water in Manchester is 0% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
$7.01
$9.75
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A meal in Manchester is 29% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Bus routes from Manchester and Edinburgh

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