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There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Kilmarnock by bus, train, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station Air
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock

$20 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus, line 4 bus  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station Air
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station 4 / ...

$15 - $22

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Train  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock

$25 - $34

Train via Haymarket  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock

$24 - $69

Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Kilmarnock 59.7 miles

$12 - $19

Towncar  •  1h 6m

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to Kilmarnock 59.7 miles

$210 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Kilmarnock is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Kilmarnock is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Kilmarnock station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Kilmarnock, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 8m.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Kilmarnock is 50 miles. The road distance is 59.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Kilmarnock without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 9m and costs £15 - £23.

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It takes approximately 2h 9m to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Kilmarnock, including transfers.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Kilmarnock 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 Kilmarnock is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs £19 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus and line 4 bus, which costs £11 - £17 and takes 3h 8m.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Kilmarnock bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Kilmarnock, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Kilmarnock is 60 miles. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Kilmarnock.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Kilmarnock.
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  • Distance: 50 miles
  • Duration: 2h 9m

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

You can take a train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Kilmarnock via Edinburgh Park Station, Edinburgh Park, Glasgow Queen Street Low Level, Glasgow, Cathedral Street, Glasgow, Waterloo Lane, and Glasgow Central in around 2h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Kilmarnock via Buchanan Bus Station in around 3h 8m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Train from Edinburgh Park to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Kilmarnock
Estimated price
$210 - $300

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