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Duration 1h 18m
Distance 20.4 miles
Average price £6
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average bus between Edinburgh and Bathgate takes 1h 18m and the fastest bus takes 50 min. The bus runs at least 3 times per hour from Edinburgh to Bathgate. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus

  1. Edinburgh, Princes Street
  2. Bathgate
1h 1m
£1 - £6

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Bathgate, Union Road. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 1m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Bathgate is 18 miles. The road distance is 20.4 miles.

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Edinburgh to Bathgate bus services, operated by Lothian Country Buses, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to Bathgate bus services, operated by Lothian Country Buses, arrive at Bathgate, Union Road station.

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There are 145+ hotels available in Bathgate. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh and Bathgate?

Lothian Country Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Bathgate, Union Road every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 1h 1m. First Scotland East also services this route hourly.
Bus operators
Lothian Country Buses
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Bathgate, Union Road
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
First Scotland East
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Bathgate, Union Road
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6
Website
First Scotland East
All Day Pass
£6

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