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Dublin to Edinburgh by bus

The journey from Dublin to Edinburgh by bus is 218.46 mi and takes 10 hr 38 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:45 AM and the last at 10:15 AM. It is possible to travel from Dublin to Edinburgh by bus for as little as $45.18 or as much as $68.76. The best price for this journey is $45.18.

Lowest Price$45.18
Journey Duration10 hr 38 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$45.18
Highest Price$68.76
First Departure2:45 AM
Last Departure10:15 AM
Distance218.46 mi
DepartureDublin
ArrivalEdinburgh
CarriersNational Express

Dublin to Edinburgh Bus Times

Departure date
Thursday, May 30, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Dublin to Edinburgh?

The prices for bus tickets from Dublin to Edinburgh vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Dublin to Edinburgh will cost $45.18. The average bus ticket price is approximately $49.63. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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The prices for bus tickets from Dublin to Edinburgh vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average bus ticket price is approximately $49.63. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long is the journey from Dublin to Edinburgh by bus?

The average journey time is 10 hr 38 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 218.46 mi from Dublin to Edinburgh. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Dublin to Edinburgh to take longer than 10 hr 38 min. In order to get from Dublin to Edinburgh faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Dublin and Edinburgh will complete the journey in 10 hr 0 min.On average, it will take you about 10 hr 38 min to travel the 218.46 mi between Dublin and Edinburgh.

How many daily journeys are there from Dublin to Edinburgh?

If you want to get from Dublin to Edinburgh, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 2 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Dublin and Edinburgh. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 2 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Dublin to Edinburgh. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Dublin to Edinburgh
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dublin to Edinburgh.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Dublin to Edinburgh, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Dublin to Edinburgh.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Dublin to Edinburgh

The cheapest Dublin - Edinburgh bus tickets can be found for as low as $14.20 if you’re lucky, or $27.04 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $50.90.

Find the best day to travel to Edinburgh by bus

When travelling to Edinburgh by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Services on board National Express from Dublin to Edinburgh
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Dublin to Edinburgh CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
24.61kg
Bus
26.37kg
Flight
70.32kg
Car
56.25kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Dublin to Edinburgh?
A bus ticket from Dublin to Edinburgh is $49.63. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $45.18.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Dublin to Edinburgh?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Dublin to Edinburgh is $45.18. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Dublin and Edinburgh by bus?
Dublin to Edinburgh is 218.46 mi.
How long does the bus between Dublin and Edinburgh take?
Dublin to Edinburgh is on average 10 hr 38 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 10 hr 0 min.
How many bus connections per day go from Dublin to Edinburgh?
Dublin to Edinburgh has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Dublin to Edinburgh leave?
The earliest bus from Dublin to Edinburgh departs at 2:45 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Dublin to Edinburgh depart?
The latest bus from Dublin to Edinburgh departs at 10:15 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Dublin to Edinburgh in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $45.18 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Dublin to Edinburgh by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Dublin and Edinburgh is 10 hr 0 min.
Is there a direct bus from Dublin to Edinburgh?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Dublin and Edinburgh.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dublin to Edinburgh by bus?
The bus journey from Dublin to Edinburgh creates 26.37kg of CO2 emissions.

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