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BOS — EDI
23 Apr — 30 Apr1
1 adult
Tue 23/4

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FlixBus
With transfers
8h 40m
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FlixBus
With transfers
7h 20m
FlixBus
FlixBus
With transfers
7h 20m
FlixBus
FlixBus
With transfers
7h 20m
FlixBus
FlixBus
With transfers
2h 35m
FlixBus
Megabus
With transfers
1h 23m
Megabus

Edinburgh bus information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and bus companies that offer buses to Edinburgh.

Return-trip from

£4

One-way from

£2

Popular station

Edinburgh Bankhead

Popular coach line

FlixBus
Bus tickets to Edinburgh found within the last 3 days start at £4 round-trip from Manchester
The cheapest one-way bus ticket from Liverpool starts at £2. This price was found within the last 3 days.
The most commonly used station in Edinburgh is Edinburgh Bankhead.
FlixBus and Megabus service this route

Edinburgh Bus Station Directory

Location of major bus stations in Edinburgh
Edinburgh BankheadEdinburgh, 55.9289, -3.29343
Edinburgh GatewayEdinburgh, 55.9405, -3.32175
Edinburgh Gyle CentreEdinburgh, 55.938, -3.31826
Edinburgh Orchard BraeEdinburgh, 55.956913, -3.224116
Edinburgh Drum Brae AvenueEdinburgh, 55.951283, -3.296371
Edinburgh Royal Highland CentreEdinburgh, 55.942917, -3.37043

Book round-trip bus tickets to Edinburgh

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip bus tickets to Edinburgh that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
FlixBus
29 Apr
10:10Manchester Shudehill Interchange
7h 20m
17:30Edinburgh Bus Station
1 May
06:35Edinburgh Bus Station
7h 15m
13:50Manchester Shudehill Interchange
FlixBus
14 May
08:50Liverpool James Street, Merseyside
8h 40m
17:30Edinburgh Waverley
15 May
06:35Edinburgh Waverley
8h 35m
15:10Liverpool James Street, Merseyside
FlixBus
7 May
10:10Manchester Shudehill Interchange
7h 20m
17:30Edinburgh Waverley
9 May
06:35Edinburgh Waverley
7h 15m
13:50Manchester Shudehill Interchange
FlixBus
16 May
10:10Manchester Shudehill Interchange
7h 20m
17:30Edinburgh Bus Station
23 May
06:35Edinburgh Bus Station
7h 15m
13:50Manchester Shudehill Interchange
FlixBus
14 May
10:10Manchester Shudehill Interchange
7h 20m
17:30Edinburgh Waverley
16 May
06:35Edinburgh Waverley
7h 15m
13:50Manchester Shudehill Interchange
FlixBus
29 Apr
16:10Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
1h 20m
17:30Edinburgh Bus Station
1 May
06:35Edinburgh Bus Station
1h 15m
07:50Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station

Book one-way bus tickets to Edinburgh

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way bus tickets to Edinburgh we’ve found in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find bus tickets by date.
FlixBus
17 May
08:50Liverpool James Street, Merseyside
8h 40m
17:30Edinburgh Waverley
FlixBus
29 Apr
10:10Manchester Shudehill Interchange
7h 20m
17:30Edinburgh Waverley
FlixBus
29 Apr
10:10Manchester Shudehill Interchange
7h 20m
17:30Edinburgh Bus Station
FlixBus
30 Apr
10:10Manchester Shudehill Interchange
7h 20m
17:30Edinburgh Bus Station
FlixBus
22 May
05:00Newcastle Upon Tyne Bus
2h 35m
07:35Edinburgh Waverley
Megabus
6 Sept
10:30Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
1h 23m
11:53Edinburgh Bus Station

FAQs for booking coach tickets to Edinburgh

Do bus stations in Edinburgh offer any amenities?

When travelling by bus to or from Edinburgh, you will have a choice of 12 different bus stations. However, it is most likely you will travel from Edinburgh Bus Station. This is the main station and is conveniently situated in the city centre on Elder Street. At Edinburgh Station, you have access to amenities such as baby-changing facilities, a convenience shop, cycle racks, vending machines, phone chargers and luggage lockers. There are extra-large luggage lockers available that are charged at an hourly rate. You will find the restrooms at the station are paid access. You will also have access to lost property services; any lost items will be kept for up to 59 days.

What amenities are offered on buses from Edinburgh?

When you buy bus tickets in Edinburgh, you can choose to travel on different bus operators depending on your preference and route. The bus operators at Edinburgh Bus Station are Citylink, Megabus, National Express and Stagecoach. The amenities offered are similar for each provider, such as ample legroom, wifi, onboard toilets, charging points for each seat and air conditioning. National Express offers a few extra amenities, such as an on-board entertainment program providing movies, music and games, and you will be provided with a snack during your journey. On National Express, you are also given the option of purchasing an extra-large seat.

What luggage can I bring on a bus from Edinburgh?

Once you have secured your cheap bus tickets in Edinburgh, you should take note of the luggage requirements, for efficient packing before your journey. All the service providers from Edinburgh Station have the same standard luggage restrictions. You will be allowed one or two pieces of stored luggage that does not exceed a combined weight of 44 lb (20 kg). You are allowed to take a small bag on board, like a handbag, backpack or laptop bag, as long as it is small enough to fit under the seat or in the overhead storage. All the Edinburgh bus companies do allow you to travel with a bicycle; it’s recommended you book a space in advance, though, as there is limited storage for large items. Citylink does not allow you to prebook space, it operates on a 'first-come, first-served' policy.

What do I need before boarding a bus from Edinburgh?

Once you are happy with bus prices and have purchased a cheap bus ticket in Edinburgh, you will need to carry a printout of that ticket with you when boarding the bus. You can print it out before you reach the station or at the respective bus operator counter once you arrive. It is advised to keep your purchased ticket as proof of your return journey, if you are booking a return ticket. You will need proof of identification to print out your ticket at the counter. This identification document must have a photo to be considered valid.

How do I get to the bus station in Edinburgh?

Once you have decided on the right bus prices for your trip, you might need to get to the bus station from the city centre. There are two options for you in terms of public transport modes that are available. The first option is catching a bus; this bus route runs on line 101 and will get you there swiftly, as the distance is not very far. The other option is to catch a taxi. This is a convenient option because it can pick you up at your door and deliver you directly to the station. Due to the short distance, catching a taxi will not be an expensive option either. If you are carrying only hand luggage, you could choose to take a short walk from the centre to the station.

How much is a coach ticket to Edinburgh Turnhouse?

Users have found that prices vary from their starting point. Tickets for buses from Birmingham, London, or Liverpool usually start from around £30, £28, or £35, respectively.

What is the main coach station in Edinburgh Turnhouse?

Edinburgh Turnhouse is best served by Edinburgh Bankhead. There you’ll find a number of buses that can get you to your destination. Major cities accessible by Edinburgh Bankhead are Birmingham, Liverpool, and London.

What coach companies go to Edinburgh Turnhouse?

Travellers going to Edinburgh Turnhouse usually compare options from FlixBus, and Megabus on our website, as they tend to be very common options to Edinburgh Turnhouse. You can use our search form to find great options to Edinburgh Turnhouse.

How far in advance should I book a coach to Edinburgh Turnhouse?

£3 is the average one-way price to Edinburgh Turnhouse this week. Our data shows that booking 45 days in advance can save you up to 1,366% on your ride. We recommend booking when you can to ensure you have your desired date secured.


Popular bus routes to Edinburgh

Most frequently searched bus routes to Edinburgh, along with the cheapest price and shortest travel time.
Buses to Edinburgh from Birmingham
Fastest travel time8h 00m
Cheapest price£30
Buses to Edinburgh from London
Fastest travel time8h 30m
Cheapest price£28
Buses to Edinburgh from Liverpool
Fastest travel time8h 40m
Cheapest price£35
Buses to Edinburgh from Dundee
Fastest travel time1h 35m
Cheapest price£9
Buses to Edinburgh from Carlisle
Fastest travel time2h 50m
Cheapest price£94
Buses to Edinburgh from Paris
Fastest travel time20h 00m
Cheapest price£83

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