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There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Carnoustie by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Carnoustie

$22 - $28

3 alternative options

Line 747 bus, bus, line 73 bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 747 bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Halbeath, Kingdom Services 747
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station X54 / ...
  3. Take the line 73 bus from Dundee City Centre, Marks and Spencer to Carnoustie, Queen Street 73 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Carnoustie 64.6 miles

$13 - $20

Towncar  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to Carnoustie 64.6 miles

$230 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Carnoustie is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Carnoustie is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Carnoustie. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Carnoustie, Queen Street via Halbeath, Park & Ride and Dundee City Centre, Marks and Spencer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Carnoustie is 46 miles. The road distance is 64.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Carnoustie without a car is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs £16 - £22.

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Carnoustie, including transfers.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Carnoustie bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Edinburgh Airport, Airport station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Carnoustie is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs £16 - £22. Alternatively, you can line 747 bus and bus and line 73 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 44 min.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Carnoustie bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Carnoustie, Queen Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Carnoustie is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Carnoustie.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Carnoustie.
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  • Distance: 46.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and Carnoustie, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Carnoustie every 3 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Carnoustie via Halbeath, Kingdom Services, Halbeath, Park & Ride, Dundee City Centre, Bus Station, and Dundee City Centre, Marks and Spencer in around 3 h 44 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Carnoustie
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Halbeath, Kingdom Services
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Marks and Spencer to Carnoustie, Queen Street
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
Megabus UK
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Carnoustie
Estimated price
$230 - $320

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