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Edinburgh to Glasgow Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration1h 6m
Bus arrives inGlasgow
Buses depart fromEdinburgh
Coach Ticket Price 5.37 €
Distance67 km
Bus Companies
  • National Express

Buses from Edinburgh to Glasgow

Buses from Edinburgh to Glasgow run multiple times daily. The duration of the journey ranges from 55 minutes to one hour and 20 minutes. The first bus leaves Edinburgh for Glasgow between around 5 a.m. with the last bus departing at 9:30 p.m. The National Express is the main bus company servicing this route, and all journeys on are direct.

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Edinburgh to Glasgow Buses: General Information

Traveling by bus is a cheap and quick option, taking as little as an hour to arrive in Glasgow.

  • autobus All Edinburgh to Glasgow buses are run by National Express.
  • autobus All buses are direct, depart from either Edinburgh's main bus station and arrive at Glasgow's Buchanan bus Station.
  • autobus Journey Time: Traveling from Edinburgh to Glasgow by bus takes as little as 1 hour .
  • autobus Most travelers book their Edinburgh to Glasgow bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.


Local Time 15:26
£ Pound (Sterling)
Population 610,200
Region Scotland
Languages English

How expensive is Glasgow?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Glasgow costs 16.7% more than in Edinburgh.


Prices in Glasgow are on average 3.7% higher than in Edinburgh.

Public Transport

Public transport in Glasgow costs around 33.2% more than in Edinburgh.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Glasgow is about 23.2% less expensive than in Edinburgh.

Taking the Bus from Edinburgh

Edinburgh Bus Station, located in the center of the city, only a few hundred meters from Edinburgh Waverley railway station, is where buses from Edinburgh to Glasgow set off from. The local public transport network in Edinburgh is extensive and includes trams and buses which all stop near to the bus station. Night buses and taxis are also available

Getting to Glasgow by Bus

The largest city in Scotland and one of the largest in the UK, Glasgow has something to offer everyone, no matter the time of day. With stunning parks, museums and art galleries, Glasgow has been ranked as the 57th most livable city in the world. If you prefer something a bit more bohemian, take a trip to Glasgow's West End where you'll find restaurants, bars, clubs, and cafes. Music enthusiasts have plenty of choice of venues as Glasgow has one of the most exciting music scenes in the UK, with many bands going on to achieve widespread success. Glasgow has also been listed as the most vegan-friendly city in the UK.

Buses from Edinburgh to Glasgow arrive at Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station, directly adjacent to Glasgow's Queen Street railway station. This station is also just a short distance away from the Glasgow Central railway station, with a shuttle bus service available between the two stations. Local bus services run until midnight, although there are night buses on the weekend.

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