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Liverpool to Edinburgh by bus

The journey from Liverpool to Edinburgh by bus is 176.01 mi and takes 10 hr 9 min. There are 10 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:45 AM and the last at 9:27 PM. It is possible to travel from Liverpool to Edinburgh by bus for as little as $19.61 or as much as $50.84. The best price for this journey is $19.61.

Lowest Price$19.61
Journey Duration10 hr 9 min
Connection per Day10
Lowest Price$19.61
Highest Price$50.84
First Departure5:45 AM
Last Departure9:27 PM
Distance176.01 mi
DepartureLiverpool
ArrivalEdinburgh
CarriersNational Express, FlixBus

Liverpool to Edinburgh Bus Times

Departure date
Thursday, Jul 18, 2024

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Planning to travel from Liverpool to Edinburgh? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much will I pay for bus tickets from Liverpool to Edinburgh?

Prices will vary when you travel from Liverpool to Edinburgh. On average, though, you'll pay about $38.86 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $19.61, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $38.86 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Liverpool to Edinburgh.

How long does the journey from Liverpool to Edinburgh take by bus?

The journey between Liverpool and Edinburgh by bus is approximately 176.01 mi. It will take you more or less 10 hr 9 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey from Liverpool to Edinburgh covers a distance of 176.01 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 10 hr 9 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 8 hr 40 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Liverpool to Edinburgh faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the first and last departures from Liverpool to Edinburgh?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Liverpool to Edinburgh, which usually leaves at 5:45 AM. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 9:27 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. The first departure of the night from Liverpool to Edinburgh leaves at 5:45 AM, while the last journey sets out at 9:27 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Liverpool and Edinburgh. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many journeys from Liverpool to Edinburgh take place each day?

If you want to get from Liverpool to Edinburgh, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 10 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 2 direct journeys between Liverpool and Edinburgh. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 8 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 Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Edinburgh
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Edinburgh.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Liverpool 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 Liverpool 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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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $15.33 to $74.37 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 79% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Liverpool to Edinburgh

The cheapest Liverpool - Edinburgh bus tickets can be found for as low as $22.72 if you’re lucky, or $27.24 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $38.22.

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!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Services on board National Express and FlixBus from Liverpool to Edinburgh
Compare services on board when travelling from Liverpool to Edinburgh by bus.
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Liverpool to Edinburgh CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
19.83kg
Bus
21.24kg
Flight
56.65kg
Car
45.32kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Liverpool to Edinburgh?
A bus ticket from Liverpool to Edinburgh is $38.86. 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 $19.61.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Liverpool to Edinburgh?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Liverpool to Edinburgh is $19.61. 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 Liverpool and Edinburgh by bus?
Liverpool to Edinburgh is 176.01 mi.
How long does the bus between Liverpool and Edinburgh take?
Liverpool to Edinburgh is on average 10 hr 9 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 8 hr 40 min.
Which companies operate from Liverpool to Edinburgh?
The bus journey from Liverpool to Edinburgh is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: National Express and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Liverpool to Edinburgh?
Liverpool to Edinburgh has 10 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Liverpool to Edinburgh leave?
The earliest bus from Liverpool to Edinburgh departs at 5:45 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 Liverpool to Edinburgh depart?
The latest bus from Liverpool to Edinburgh departs at 9:27 PM. 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 Liverpool 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 $19.61 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.
How many direct connections depart from Liverpool to Edinburgh?
There are on average 2 direct connection(s) from Liverpool to go to Edinburgh.
What's the fastest journey time between Liverpool to Edinburgh by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Liverpool and Edinburgh is 8 hr 40 min.
Is there a direct bus from Liverpool to Edinburgh?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Liverpool and Edinburgh.
What are the CO2 emissions for Liverpool to Edinburgh by bus?
The bus journey from Liverpool to Edinburgh creates 21.24kg of CO2 emissions.

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