Buses from Liverpool to Edinburgh

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Buses From Liverpool to Edinburgh: Journey Details

Edinburgh lies around 280 kilometres north east of Liverpool and buses provide a fast and comfortable way to travel between the two cities. National Express offers 6 daily departures with the first at 6:15 a.m. and the last at 10:30 p.m. Most services require coach changes at Manchester and Glasgow with one involving a change at Manchester only. Travel time ranges from 8 to 9 hours.



Local Time 01:16
Population 435,700

How expensive is Edinburgh?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Edinburgh costs 13.5% more than in Liverpool.


Prices in Edinburgh are on average 10.1% higher than in Liverpool.

Public Transport

Public transport in Edinburgh costs around 30.8% less than in Liverpool.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Edinburgh is about 1.8% more expensive than in Liverpool.

Taking the Bus from Liverpool

National Express Buses From Liverpool to Edinburgh depart from the Coach Station on Norton Street close to the city centre. The station is open around the clock and the ticket office operates from 8:45 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Outside, these hours, tickets at can be bought at machines. Passengers can travel to the station by local buses that stop on nearby London Road or by taxi. Lime Street Train Station is around 800 metres away. For travellers arriving in Liverpool by boat, the cruise terminal is around 1.4 kilometres from the coach station.

Getting into Edinburgh by Bus

As Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh features all the stately grandeur a capital needs but it also exudes a more relaxed Celtic mood that makes for a fine holiday destination. Visitors can enjoy browsing the old city, exploring museums and galleries, and partake in an unparalleled host of wining and dining options. Monuments abound including an imposing castle that looms over the city. Buses From Liverpool to Edinburgh arrive at Edinburgh Bus Station. Centrally located, it features entrances on Elder Street, and St Andrew Square from which passengers can take buses or trams to their final destination. Waverley Train Station is also close by. Services arriving outside the coach station’s opening hours (between 00:45 a.m. and 4:45 a.m. stop at North St David Street.

Journeys from Liverpool to Edinburgh

via Liverpool (Coach Station) Edinburgh
duration: 08:30 hrs
first: 01:16
last: 11:00
earliest: 19:30
last: 19:30
  • Liverpool (Coach Station)
  • Edinburgh


13/11/2015 11:00 - 19:30 £39.23