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Coach from Edinburgh to London

From £14.90 one-way*

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Departures: up to 2 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Edinburgh to London

Our coaches travel from Edinburgh Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station up to 2 times a day. From £14.90 one-way* make this route one of the most cost-effective ways to London possible.

Note: An overnight service is available on this route.

With regular, reliable services, low fares, and stylish travel, you can travel by coach with confidence once again.

Edinburgh to London journey information
Fastest journey time 9 hrs 50 mins (to Victoria Coach Station)
Cheapest price from £14.90
Distance (approx) 675km
No. of stops 3 (fastest service, other services may vary)
First & last journey daily 10:45am/21:50pm

Our Edinburgh to London services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

591 coach towards London

Our 591 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Edinburgh Bus Station
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed
  • Alnwick
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Coach Station
  • Durham (Service Area)
  • Darlington
  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Sheffield (Meadowhall) Interchange
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • London (Golders Green)
  • London Victoria Coach Station

594 coach towards London

Our 594 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Edinburgh Bus Station
  • Woodall Services
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Heathrow Airport
  • London Victoria Coach Station

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Departing from Edinburgh Bus Station

Edinburgh Bus Station is located in the city centre, only a stone's throw from St Andrew's Square.

The station has plenty of features for your comfort and convenience as you depart, from toilet facilities to a coffee shop and phone charging areas.

You can even store luggage in lockers if you've got errands to run in the city before you leave.

Arriving at London Victoria Coach Station

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line and the Circle Line.

A bus stop is directly outside the coach station, and is served by many routes into the city centre.

Victoria Rail Station is also just 300 metres away, and there is a taxi rank outside the coach station on Eccleston Place.

Take a look at our London Victoria Station facilities.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Edinburgh to London?

The first coach leaves from Edinburgh Bus Station at 10.45am, arriving at London Victoria Coach Station at 21.35pm.

When is the last coach from Edinburgh to Leicester?

The last coach leaves from Edinburgh Bus Station at 21.50pm, arriving at London Victoria Coach Station at 7.00am.

How much is the coach from Edinburgh to London?

A one-way journey from Edinburgh to London is available from £14.90*.

How long does the coach take from Edinburgh to London?

Our fastest coach journey from Edinburgh to London takes 9 hours and 50 mins to Victoria Coach Station.

What happens if I miss my coach from Edinburgh to London?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 1 June 2022 for travel between 1 June 2022 and 28 September 2022.

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