Bus Luton - Edinburgh prices from $40.19

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Luton to Edinburgh by bus

The journey from Luton to Edinburgh by bus is 303.2 mi and takes 9 h 20 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 3:25am and the last at 11:45pm. It is possible to travel from Luton to Edinburgh by bus for as little as $40.19 or as much as $86.21. The best price for this journey is $40.19.

Best Price $40.19
Journey Duration 9 h 20 min
Connection per Day 4
Lowest Price $40.19
Highest Price $86.21
First Departure 3:25am
Last Departure 11:45pm
Distance 303.2 mi
Departure Luton
Arrival Edinburgh
Carriers Arriva, FlixBus,

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Departure date
Thursday,Dec 07 2023

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Luton to Edinburgh?

The prices for bus tickets from Luton 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 Luton to Edinburgh will cost $30. The average bus ticket price is approximately $48.08. 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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Cheap tickets from Luton to Edinburgh
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Luton to Edinburgh.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Luton 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 Luton 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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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 $37 to $74 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 50% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Luton to Edinburgh

The cheapest Luton - Edinburgh bus tickets can be found for as low as $36 if you’re lucky, or $45 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $58.

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.

Arriva is a multinational public transport company that operates bus, train, tram, and waterbus services across Europe. Arriva is a transportation company operating in the United Kingdom and mainland Europe. The company was founded in 1938 in Sunderland, England, and has since grown to become one of the largest transport operators in Europe. Deutsche Bahn, the German national railway company, is the owner of Arriva. In the UK, they provide bus and rail services, including the iconic red double-decker buses in London. They have also established strong market positions in countries such as Denmark, Sweden, the Czech Republic, and the Netherlands.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

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 Arriva, FlixBus and National Express from Luton to Edinburgh
Compare services on board when travelling from Luton to Edinburgh by bus.
Facilities Arriva FlixBus National Express
Quiet zone
Power sockets
Food and drink
Air conditioning

Luton to Edinburgh CO2 Emissions by Bus


Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Luton to Edinburgh?
A bus ticket from Luton to Edinburgh is $53.31. 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 $40.19.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Luton to Edinburgh?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Luton to Edinburgh is $40.19. 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 Luton and Edinburgh by bus?
Luton to Edinburgh is 303.2 mi.
How long does the bus between Luton and Edinburgh take?
Luton to Edinburgh is on average 11 h 7 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 9 h 20 min.
Which companies operate from Luton to Edinburgh?
The bus journey from Luton to Edinburgh is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Arriva, FlixBus, National Express.
How many bus connections per day go from Luton to Edinburgh?
Luton to Edinburgh has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Luton to Edinburgh leave?
The earliest bus from Luton to Edinburgh departs at 3:25am. 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 Luton to Edinburgh depart?
The latest bus from Luton to Edinburgh departs at 11:45pm. 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 Luton 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 $40.19 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.
From which stations can I leave from Luton to Edinburgh?
There are 9 station(s) that you can depart from Luton to go to Edinburgh. You can go from Luton Luton Town, Station Rd, Luton Luton Challney Near Travelodge, Dunstable Road, London, Victoria Coach Station, Luton, Bus Station, Milton Keynes, Coachway, Luton, Luton, London Luton Airport, Birmingham, Coach Station and Luton, Challney and you can arrive at Edinburgh Edinburgh Bus Station, Elder St 24, Luton, Station Interchange, London, Victoria Coach Station, Milton Keynes, Coachway, Харпенден, Edinburgh, Bus Station, Birmingham, Coach Station, Luton, London Luton Airport and Edinburgh Waverley.
What's the fastest journey time between Luton to Edinburgh by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Luton and Edinburgh is 9 h 20 min.
Is there a direct bus from Luton to Edinburgh?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Luton and Edinburgh.
What are the CO2 emissions for Luton to Edinburgh by bus?
The bus journey from Luton to Edinburgh creates 25.0kg of CO2 emissions.

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