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There are 5 ways to get from Armadale to Melrose by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the train from Armadale (W Lothian) to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Tweedbank

£14 - £18

Cheapest option

Bus via Galashiels, Transport Interchange  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Armadale, Barbauchlaw Avenue to Edinburgh, Princes Street X18
  2. Take the bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Galashiels, Transport Interchange X95

£8 - £12

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Train via Bathgate, Gordon Avenue  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the train from Bathgate to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Tweedbank

£15 - £21

Bus  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Armadale, Swimming Pool to Edinburgh, Princes Street 25
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Melrose, Abbey Car Park X62

£10 - £14

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Armadale to Melrose 60.8 miles

£10 - £15

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The cheapest way to get from Armadale to Melrose is to bus via Galashiels, Transport Interchange which costs £7 - £12 and takes 3h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Armadale to Melrose is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Armadale to Melrose. However, there are services departing from Armadale, Barbauchlaw Avenue and arriving at Melrose, Abbey Car Park via Old Town, North Bridge and Galashiels, Transport Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 41m.

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The distance between Armadale and Melrose is 44 miles. The road distance is 60.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Armadale to Melrose without a car is to train which takes 2h 21m and costs £13 - £19.

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It takes approximately 2h 21m to get from Armadale to Melrose, including transfers.

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Armadale to Melrose bus services, operated by Lothian Country Buses, depart from Armadale, Barbauchlaw Avenue station.

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The best way to get from Armadale to Melrose is to train which takes 2h 21m and costs £13 - £19. Alternatively, you can bus via Galashiels, Transport Interchange, which costs £7 - £12 and takes 3h 41m.

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Armadale to Melrose bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at Galashiels, Transport Interchange station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Armadale to Melrose is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Armadale to Melrose.

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Map of how to get from Armadale to Melrose.
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  • Distance: 43.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 21m

What companies run services between Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland and Melrose, The Scottish Borders, Scotland?

You can take a train from Armadale to Melrose via Edinburgh, Tweedbank, and Tweedbank Station in around 2h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Armadale to Melrose via Edinburgh, Princes Street, Old Town, North Bridge, and Galashiels, Transport Interchange in around 3h 41m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Armadale (W Lothian) to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Train from Edinburgh to Tweedbank
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£3 - £6
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £9
Train from Bathgate to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £7
Bus operators
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Armadale, Barbauchlaw Avenue to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Galashiels, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Borders Buses
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Melrose, Abbey Car Park
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Borders Buses

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