There are 6 ways to get from Buchanan bus Station to Edinburgh by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket

$14 - $18

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Glasgow to Edinburgh 45.9 miles

$3 - $10

4 alternative options

Train via Edinburgh  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$14 - $19

Bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd) 900 / ...

$8 - $16

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Buchanan bus Station to Edinburgh 46.1 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Buchanan bus Station to Edinburgh 46.1 miles

$9 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Edinburgh is to rideshare which costs £3 - £7 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Edinburgh is to taxi which takes 52 min and costs £110 - £130.

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The distance between Buchanan bus Station and Edinburgh is 66 km. The road distance is 74 km.

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The train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket takes 45 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd). Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Haymarket. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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What companies run services between Buchanan bus Station, Scotland and Edinburgh, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Buchanan bus Station to Edinburgh every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $18 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Buchanan bus Station to Edinburgh every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min. National Express also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Glasgow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Buchanan bus Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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