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Duration 2h 37m
Distance 75.6 miles
Average price £19
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average bus between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Edinburgh takes 2h 37m and the fastest bus takes 2h 12m. There is an hourly bus service from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Edinburgh. 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. Prestwick Airport
  2. Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Edinburgh
3h 13m
£16 - £23

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Edinburgh bus times

Buses run hourly between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Edinburgh. The earliest departure is at 06:25 in the morning, and the last departure from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) is at 21:55 which arrives into Edinburgh at 00:12. All services require a transfer at Buchanan Bus Station and take an average of 2h 37m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Saturday, May 15, 2021

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Airport and arriving at Edinburgh, Princes Street via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 13m.

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The distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Edinburgh is 63 miles. The road distance is 75.6 miles.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Prestwick Airport station.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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