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Sheffield to Edinburgh by bus

The journey from Sheffield to Edinburgh by bus is 190.7 mi and takes 7 hr 5 min. There are 35 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:05 AM and the last at 10:40 PM. It is possible to travel from Sheffield to Edinburgh by bus for as little as $27.21 or as much as $61.72. The best price for this journey is $27.21.

Lowest Price$27.21
Journey Duration7 hr 5 min
Connection per Day35
Lowest Price$27.21
Highest Price$61.72
First Departure1:05 AM
Last Departure10:40 PM
Distance190.7 mi
DepartureSheffield
ArrivalEdinburgh
CarriersMegabus, FlixBus

Sheffield to Edinburgh Bus Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

Traveling from Sheffield to Edinburgh with Virail

What's the best way to get from Sheffield to Edinburgh? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Sheffield to Edinburgh, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much do bus tickets from Sheffield to Edinburgh cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Sheffield to Edinburgh. On average, though, you'll pay about $44.83 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $27.21, 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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When you're traveling from Sheffield to Edinburgh, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $44.83. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

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

Traveling from Sheffield to Edinburgh by bus will usually take 7 hr 5 min. This journey covers a distance of 190.7 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 7 hr 5 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between Sheffield and Edinburgh by bus usually takes 7 hr 5 min to cover a distance of 190.7 mi. The shortest journey from Sheffield to Edinburgh will take you 5 hr 15 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Edinburgh quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

How many daily journeys are there from Sheffield to Edinburgh?

The route from Sheffield to Edinburgh is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Sheffield 35 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Sheffield to Edinburgh, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 19 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 16 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Edinburgh
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Edinburgh.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Sheffield 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 Sheffield 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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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.

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.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

Services on board Megabus, FlixBus and National Express from Sheffield to Edinburgh
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Sheffield to Edinburgh CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
21.48kg
Bus
23.02kg
Flight
61.38kg
Car
49.1kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Sheffield to Edinburgh?
A bus ticket from Sheffield to Edinburgh is $44.83. 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 $27.21.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Sheffield to Edinburgh?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Sheffield to Edinburgh is $27.21. 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 Sheffield and Edinburgh by bus?
Sheffield to Edinburgh is 190.7 mi.
How long does the bus between Sheffield and Edinburgh take?
Sheffield to Edinburgh is on average 7 hr 5 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 15 min.
Which companies operate from Sheffield to Edinburgh?
The bus journey from Sheffield to Edinburgh is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Megabus, FlixBus and National Express.
How many bus connections per day go from Sheffield to Edinburgh?
Sheffield to Edinburgh has 35 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Sheffield to Edinburgh leave?
The earliest bus from Sheffield to Edinburgh departs at 1:05 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 Sheffield to Edinburgh depart?
The latest bus from Sheffield to Edinburgh departs at 10:40 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 Sheffield 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 $27.21 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 Sheffield to Edinburgh?
There are on average 19 direct connection(s) from Sheffield to go to Edinburgh.
What's the fastest journey time between Sheffield to Edinburgh by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Sheffield and Edinburgh is 5 hr 15 min.
Is there a direct bus from Sheffield to Edinburgh?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Sheffield and Edinburgh.
What are the CO2 emissions for Sheffield to Edinburgh by bus?
The bus journey from Sheffield to Edinburgh creates 23.02kg of CO2 emissions.

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