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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Gretna Green by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Carlisle

$45 - $107

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station Air
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Carlisle National Express

$21 - $30

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall to Galashiels, Transport Interchange X62 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Longtown, Graham Arms X95

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Gretna Green 90 miles

$19 - $28

Towncar  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to Gretna Green 90 miles

$300 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Gretna Green is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Gretna Green is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Gretna Green. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Gretna, Central Avenue via Glasgow and Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Gretna Green is 67 miles. The road distance is 90 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Gretna Green without a car is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs £30 - £85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Gretna Green, including transfers.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Gretna Green bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh Airport, Airport station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Gretna Green is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs £30 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £24 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Gretna Green bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Carlisle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Gretna Green is 90 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Gretna Green.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Gretna Green.
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  • Distance: 66.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

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

TransPennine Express operates a train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Gretna Green every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 14 min. Virgin West Coast Trains also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Gretna Green via Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Carlisle, and Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters in around 4 h 37 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall to Galashiels, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Longtown, Graham Arms
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Gretna Green
Estimated price
$300 - $410

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