There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Aberfoyle by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Stirling
  2. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby) to Aberfoyle, Queens Crescent (Queen Street) C11

$16 - $25

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Stirling, Bus Station 909 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby) to Aberfoyle, Tourist Information Centre C11

$9 - $19

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Aberfoyle 54.9 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Aberfoyle is to bus which costs £6 - £15 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Aberfoyle is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Aberfoyle. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) and arriving at Aberfoyle, Tourist Information Centre via Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Aberfoyle is 49 miles. The road distance is 54.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Aberfoyle without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £12 - £20.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Edinburgh to Aberfoyle, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Aberfoyle bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) station.

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Edinburgh to Aberfoyle bus services, operated by First, arrive at Aberfoyle, Tourist Information Centre station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Aberfoyle.
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  • Distance: 48.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Aberfoyle, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Aberfoyle via Stirling, Bus Station and Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby) in around 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby) to Aberfoyle, Queens Crescent (Queen Street)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
First
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby) to Aberfoyle, Tourist Information Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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