Venture north to Scotland's capital and enjoy a relaxing coach trip all the way from Manchester from just £16.60 one-way*.
Book now using the journey planner above and experience excellent comfort on our coaches, with a guaranteed seat, plenty of legroom, adjustable air conditioning and free Wi-Fi.
|Manchester to Edinburgh journey information|
|Fastest journey time||6 hrs 45 mins|
|Cheapest price||From £16.60 *|
|No. of stops||5 (other services use further stops)|
|First & last journey daily||10.30am (from Manchester Coach Station)|
Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.
Our 182 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:
Travelling to the station? Taxis drop you at a dedicated taxi rank outside the station, which is also served by a city-wide tram service and the Metroshuttle, ferrying you for free between the cities' rail stations.
Onsite you'll also find a newsagents, coffee shop, eatery and more to ensure you're all fuelled up before your journey.
For more information, take a look at our Manchester Central Coach Station facilities page.
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 on arrival, from toilet facilities to a coffee shop and phone charging areas. You can even store luggage in lockers if you're going straight into the city.
The first coach leaves from Manchester Coach Station at 10.30am, arriving at Edinburgh Bus Station at 17.15pm.
The last coach leaves from Manchester Coach Station at 10.30am, arriving at Edinburgh Bus Station at 17.15pm.
A one-way journey from Manchester to Edinburgh is available from £16.60*.
Direct coach journeys from Manchester to Edinburgh take 6 hrs 45 mins.
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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