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There are 6 ways to get from Craigmillar Castle to Kirknewton Station by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Little France, Craigmillar Castle Road to Old Town, North Bridge 33 / ...
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Kirknewton

£5 - £12

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Little France, Craigmillar Castle Road to Old Town, North Bridge 33 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, St Andrew's House to Kirknewton, station X28

£4 - £6

4 alternative options

Line 7 bus, train  •  1h 53m

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, RH Sick Children to Old Town, North Bridge 7 / ...
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Kirknewton

£5 - £12

Line 7 bus, bus  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, RH Sick Children to Greenside, Leith Street 7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, St Andrew's House to Kirknewton, station X28

£4 - £6

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Craigmillar Castle to Kirknewton Station 16.3 miles

£35 - £45

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Craigmillar Castle to Kirknewton Station 16.3 miles

£2 - £4

Craigmillar Castle to Kirknewton Station by walk, bus and train

The journey time between Craigmillar Castle and Kirknewton Station is around 54 min and covers a distance of around 15 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 44 min. Operated by Lothian Buses, Borders Buses and First ScotRail Service, the Craigmillar Castle to Kirknewton Station service departs from Craigmillar Castle and arrives in Kirknewton. Typically 138 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
54 min
Fastest journey time:
44 min
Journey distance:
15 miles
Services per week:
138
Cheapest price:
£5
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:00
Last service departs at:
22:53

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Craigmillar Castle to Kirknewton Station walk, bus and train schedules

Craigmillar Castle → Kirknewton Station
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The cost-effective way to get from Craigmillar Castle to Kirknewton Station is to drive, which costs £2 - £4 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Craigmillar Castle to Kirknewton Station is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Craigmillar Castle to Kirknewton Station station. However, there are services departing from Little France, Craigmillar Castle Road and arriving at Kirknewton, station via Edinburgh, St Andrew's House. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 39m.

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The distance between Craigmillar Castle and Kirknewton Station is 12 miles. The road distance is 16.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Craigmillar Castle to Kirknewton Station without a car is to bus and train which takes 1h 34m and costs £4 - £12.

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It takes approximately 1h 34m to get from Craigmillar Castle to Kirknewton Station, including transfers.

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Craigmillar Castle to Kirknewton Station bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Little France, Craigmillar Castle Road station.

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Craigmillar Castle to Kirknewton Station bus services, operated by Lothian Country Buses, arrive at Kirknewton, station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Craigmillar Castle to Kirknewton Station is 16 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Craigmillar Castle to Kirknewton Station.

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Map of how to get from Craigmillar Castle to Kirknewton Station.
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  • Distance: 11.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 34m

What companies run services between Craigmillar Castle, Scotland and Kirknewton Station, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Craigmillar Castle to Kirknewton Station via Little France, Craigmillar Castle Road, Old Town, North Bridge, and Edinburgh, St Andrew's House in around 1h 39m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Kirknewton
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £7
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £7
Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Little France, Craigmillar Castle Road to Old Town, North Bridge
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Bus from Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, RH Sick Children to Old Town, North Bridge
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Bus from Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, RH Sick Children to Greenside, Leith Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Little France, Craigmillar Castle Road to Old Town, North Bridge
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£1 - £2
Website
Borders Buses
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, St Andrew's House to Kirknewton, station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Craigmillar Castle to Kirknewton Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk
Swift Private Hire Taxis
Phone
+44 131 660 5000
Website
swiftprivatehire.co.uk
Aerial ABW Cabs
Phone
+44 131 663 3232
Website
aerialabwcabs.co.uk
Abbey Cabs Dalkeith
Phone
+44 131 357 7444
Website
abbeycabsdalkeith.co.uk
Toun Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 0077
Website
toun-taxis.co.uk
R & J's Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 2020
Musselburgh Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 2121
Website
musselburghtaxis.com
9090 Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 9090
Website
9090taxis.com

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