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Edinburgh to London Heathrow Airport

From £42.70 one-way*

Free Wi-Fi available onboard
Departures: up to 1 service per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Edinburgh to London Heathrow Airport

Our coaches travel from Edinburgh to Heathrow Airport (terminals and coach station) with one-way fares starting from £42.70*.

Enjoy a guaranteed seat with every booking, free Wi-Fi, a generous luggage allowance and more, so you can travel in style for less.

Edinburgh to Heathrow journey information
Fastest journey time 8 hrs 15 mins
Cheapest price From £42.70 *
Distance (approx) 646km
No. of stops 1 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 21:30pm

Our Edinburgh to Heathrow services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

594 coach towards London

Our 594 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Edinburgh Bus Station
  • Knutsford Services
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • London Victoria Coach Station

Travelling to Terminal 4 or 5? 

For more frequent coach services, search for Heathrow Airport London (Terminals 2, 3) in the blue Journey Planner above. You can then take the free Heathrow Express train in between terminals.

Edinburgh to Heathrow route map

Departing from Edinburgh

Edinburgh Bus Station is located in the city centre, only a stone's throw from St Andrew's Square.

The station has plenty of features for your comfort and convenience as you depart, from toilet facilities to a coffee shop and phone charging areas.

Luggage

You can bring 1x large suitcase (or 2x medium cases) & 1x soft hand luggage item onboard our coaches. However, be sure to check your flight luggage allowance with your airline before your pack.

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Arriving at Heathrow Airport

At Heathrow, you will find many facilities to pass the time before travelling.

Facilities near to the stop include: a wide assortment of cafes, shops and restaurants, as well as rest areas, toilet facilities, cash machines and ticket machines.

Arrival and Departure information:

Terminal 2 & 3: Coaches arrive and depart from the Heathrow Central Bus Station.

Terminal 4: Coaches arrive and depart outside of Heathrow Terminal 4.

Terminal 5: Coaches arrive and depart outside of Heathrow Terminal 5.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Edinburgh to Heathrow?

The first coach leaves from Edinburgh Bus Station at 21.30pm, arriving at Heathrow Central Bus Station at 5.45am.

When is the last coach from Edinburgh to Heathrow?

The last coach leaves from Edinburgh Bus Station at 21.30pm, arriving at Heathrow Central Bus Station at 5.45am.

How much is the coach from Edinburgh to Heathrow?

A one-way journey from Edinburgh to Heathrow is available from £42.70*.

How long does the coach take from Edinburgh to Heathrow?

Our fastest coach journeys from Edinburgh to Heathrow take 8 hrs 15 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Edinburgh to Heathrow?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1.50 booking fee applies. Fares correct 3 June 2024 for travel between 3 June 2024 - 30 September 2024.

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