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Duration 2h 57m
Distance 71.2 miles
Average price £19
Frequency 22/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Edinburgh and Symington takes 2h 57m and the fastest bus takes 2h 33m. There is a bus service every few hours from Edinburgh to Symington. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Edinburgh, Princes Street
  2. Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Symington
2h 58m
£15 - £23

Edinburgh to Symington bus times

Buses run hourly between Edinburgh and Symington. The service departs Edinburgh at 20:34 in the evening, which arrives into Symington at 05:45. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 57m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Symington. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Symington, Main Street via Buchanan Bus Station and Kilmarnock, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 58m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Symington is 60 miles. The road distance is 71.2 miles.

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Edinburgh to Symington bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to Symington bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Kilmarnock, Bus Station.

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There are 123+ hotels available in Symington. Prices start at £75 per night.

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