Buses to London from Edinburgh

The journey to London from Edinburgh takes about 9 hours.

Buses operate daily with up to 9 services per day. Depending on the day of travel, the first bus departs Edinburgh at 09:20.

It's quick and easy to buy tickets to London, with no additional fees or charges.

megabus schedule

megabus operates between Edinburgh and London 7 days per week.

Service days Daily
Services per day 3
Shortest trip 8 hours 40 minutes
First departure 10:40
Last departure 22:45

Flixbus schedule

Travel from Edinburgh to London with Flixbus in 9 hours.

Service days Daily
Services per day 3
Shortest trip 9 hours
First departure 09:20
Last departure 23:45

Your questions answered

  • Is there a daily bus service between Edinburgh and London?

    Yes, buses operate daily from Edinburgh to London, departing as early as 09:20.

  • How long is the bus trip from Edinburgh to London?

    The fastest bus to London from Edinburgh takes 8 hours 40 minutes. Check the trip duration when booking, as the slowest bus takes 1 hour 50 minutes longer.

  • How do I buy tickets for travel to London from Edinburgh?

    It's quick and easy to buy tickets directly from bybus.to, with no additional fees or charges.

  • Which bus companies operate between Edinburgh and London?

    Scottish Citylink, megabus and Flixbus run buses to London from Edinburgh.

  • What time is the earliest bus from Edinburgh to London?

    The first bus to London from Edinburgh leaves at 09:20. The journey takes about 9 hours.

  • When is the last bus to London from Edinburgh?

    The last bus leaves Edinburgh at 22:30, arriving into London at 19:45. Get there in plenty of time so you don't miss it.

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  • Daily
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Gravesend
  • Weekdays
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Sunderland
  • Daily
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Uxbridge
  • Daily
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  • Daily
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  • Daily
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