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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Manchester to Edinburgh from various bus operators like FlixBus, megabus or National Express for the next days.
today
from $26
tomorrow
from $26
Saturday
from $20
Sunday
from $26
Monday
from $15
Tuesday
from $15
Wednesday
from $14

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    5h 25m
    3:10 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    8:35 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    $26
  • FlixBus
    8h 35m
    3:30 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    12:05 AM
    Edinburgh
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $28
  • National Express
    6h 45m
    10:30 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    5:15 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    $32
  • megabus
    5h 53m
    1:30 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    7:23 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    $43
  • National Express
    7h 45m
    11:10 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    6:55 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    $45

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    5h 25m
    3:10 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    8:35 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    $26
  • FlixBus
    7h 20m
    10:10 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    5:30 PM
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $27
  • FlixBus
    8h 35m
    3:30 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    12:05 AM
    Edinburgh
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $28
  • National Express
    6h 45m
    10:30 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    5:15 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    $45
  • National Express
    8h 0m
    11:10 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    7:10 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    $45

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    7h 20m
    10:10 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    5:30 PM
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $20
  • megabus
    5h 25m
    3:10 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    8:35 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    $26
  • FlixBus
    6h 50m
    2:05 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    8:55 AM
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $28
  • megabus
    5h 33m
    3:50 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange (Stand G) Bus Stop
    9:23 AM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    $43
  • National Express
    6h 45m
    10:30 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    5:15 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    $45

Cheapest bus trips Sunday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    5h 25m
    3:10 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    8:35 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    $26
  • FlixBus
    7h 20m
    10:10 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    5:30 PM
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $27
  • FlixBus
    8h 25m
    10:10 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    6:35 PM
    Edinburgh
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $27
  • National Express
    6h 45m
    10:30 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    5:15 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    $41
  • National Express
    7h 45m
    11:10 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    6:55 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    $45

Cheapest bus trips Monday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    7h 20m
    10:10 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    5:30 PM
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $15
  • FlixBus
    9h 25m
    10:10 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    7:35 PM
    Edinburgh
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $26
  • megabus
    5h 25m
    3:10 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    8:35 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    $26
  • National Express
    7h 45m
    11:10 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    6:55 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    $32
  • National Express
    8h 6m
    11:59 PM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    8:05 AM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    $32

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    7h 20m
    10:10 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    5:30 PM
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $15
  • FlixBus
    9h 25m
    10:10 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    7:35 PM
    Edinburgh
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $22
  • megabus
    5h 25m
    3:10 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    8:35 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    $26
  • National Express
    6h 45m
    10:30 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    5:15 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    $32
  • National Express
    7h 45m
    11:10 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    6:55 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    $32

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    7h 20m
    10:10 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    5:30 PM
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $14
  • FlixBus
    9h 25m
    10:10 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    7:35 PM
    Edinburgh
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $24
  • megabus
    5h 25m
    3:10 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    8:35 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    megabus
    Economy
    $26
  • National Express
    6h 45m
    10:30 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    5:15 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    $32
  • National Express
    7h 45m
    11:10 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    6:55 PM
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    National Express
    Economy
    $32

Frequency of bus connections between Manchester and Edinburgh

See here how frequent the connections between Manchester and Edinburgh are, during different times and days of the week.
Sunday is the busiest day, with more than 12 daily buses from Manchester to Edinburgh. Thursday has instead the fewest connections, with only 7 daily coaches between Manchester and Edinburgh.
The busiest time of the day is the Morning, with 26 buses from Manchester to Edinburgh, while Evening sees the fewest connections between Manchester and Edinburgh, with 5 offers.

Facts about the bus from Manchester to Edinburgh

Compare all providers like FlixBus, megabus and National Express that travel 10 times every day by bus from Manchester to Edinburgh in one click! Book your bus ticket from Manchester to Edinburgh starting from $14!

Cheapest Bus $14
Fastest Bus 5h 25m
Earliest Bus 10:30 AM
Latest Bus 11:59 PM
Daily Bus Routes 10 Ø
Distance 175.0 miles
Bus Companies FlixBus, megabus and National Express

Cheapest bus connections from Manchester to Edinburgh

Every day, 10 buses from 3 bus companies leave Manchester for Edinburgh: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 06/13/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 06/09
Monday 06/10
Tuesday 06/11
Wednesday 06/12
Thursday 06/13
$28
Friday 06/14
$27
Saturday 06/15
$20
Sunday 06/16
$27
Monday 06/17
$15
Tuesday 06/18
$32
Wednesday 06/19
$14
Thursday 06/20
$14
Friday 06/21
$15
Saturday 06/22
$15
Sunday 06/23
$15
Monday 06/24
$15
Tuesday 06/25
$15
Wednesday 06/26
$14
Thursday 06/27
$15
Friday 06/28
$15
Saturday 06/29
$15
Sunday 06/30
$16
Monday 07/01
$26
Tuesday 07/02
$15
Wednesday 07/03
$15
Thursday 07/04
$14
Friday 07/05
$14
Saturday 07/06

The cheapest time to travel from Manchester to Edinburgh

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Manchester to Edinburgh, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $14, Wednesday is the cheapest day for a bus from Manchester to Edinburgh. Sunday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $26.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Manchester to Edinburgh, with $14. Evening is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $32.

How to save money travelling from Manchester to Edinburgh

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Manchester to Edinburgh in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Manchester to Edinburgh, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later buses from Manchester to Edinburgh are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Manchester to Edinburgh

These are the most booked bus companies between Manchester to Edinburgh from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Manchester and Edinburgh

In the map below, you can see where to find all bus stations in Manchester and Edinburgh.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Manchester to Edinburgh

Want to know which seat classes are available on the buses from Manchester to Edinburgh? Or which bus companies serve the route Manchester to Edinburgh? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Manchester to Edinburgh bus

How much does a Manchester Edinburgh bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $14 and takes 7h 20m to reach Edinburgh. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Manchester to Edinburgh?

This route is offered by 3 companies with a range of ticket prices between $14 and $117. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Edinburgh.

On average, how many connections are available from Manchester to Edinburgh each day?

Every day, the Manchester to Edinburgh bus route is served by approximately 10 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

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

The fastest bus from Manchester to Edinburgh is offered by megabus and takes 5h 25m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $26. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Manchester to Edinburgh?

The earliest bus arriving in Edinburgh from Manchester starts at 10:30 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Manchester to Edinburgh?

The latest bus trip departing from Manchester for Edinburgh starts at 11:59 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.

Which bus companies operate the Manchester Edinburgh route?

When traveling by bus from Manchester to Edinburgh, passengers can travel with FlixBus, megabus and National Express. With our search, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus between Manchester and Edinburgh?

You can check all the direct connections between Manchester and Edinburgh by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: FlixBus, megabus and National Express.

What can I take with me on the Manchester to Edinburgh bus route?

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

What equipment is available for the Manchester Edinburgh bus route?

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

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Manchester to Edinburgh

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

Alternate transport types from Manchester to Edinburgh

Did not find the right bus? Here is a selection of alternate transport types from the schedule from Manchester to Edinburgh for the next days.

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Edinburgh

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from Manchester to Edinburgh for the next days.
  • Northern
    4h 35m
    5:43 AM
    Manchester
    10:18 AM
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    Northern
    Economy
    from $40
  • TransPennine Express
    3h 29m
    4:57 AM
    Manchester
    Piccadilly Station
    8:26 AM
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    TransPennine Express
    Economy
    from $46
  • TransPennine Express
    3h 29m
    4:57 AM
    Manchester
    Piccadilly Station
    8:26 AM
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    TransPennine Express
    First Class
    from $80
  • Northern
    3h 45m
    5:55 AM
    Manchester
    9:40 AM
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    Northern
    First Class
    from $109

More bus routes from Manchester and Edinburgh

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Manchester and from Edinburgh. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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