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There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Kirknewton Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Kirknewton

£3 - £7

Cheapest option

Bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Kirknewton, station X28

£2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Kirknewton Station 12.3 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Kirknewton Station 12.3 miles

£1 - £3

Edinburgh Waverley Station to Kirknewton Station by train

The train journey time between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Kirknewton Station is around 22 min and covers a distance of around 11 miles. The fastest train normally takes 21 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Edinburgh Waverley Station to Kirknewton Station train service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Kirknewton. Typically 138 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
22 min
Fastest train time:
21 min
Train distance:
11 miles
Trains per week:
138
Cheapest price:
£3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:52
Last train departs at:
23:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh Waverley Station to Kirknewton Station train schedules

Edinburgh Waverley Station → Kirknewton Station
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Kirknewton Station is to bus which costs £2 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Kirknewton Station is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Kirknewton, station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Kirknewton. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Kirknewton Station is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Kirknewton Station without a car is to train which takes 22 min and costs £3 - £7.

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The train from Edinburgh to Kirknewton takes 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Kirknewton Station bus services, operated by Lothian Country Buses, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Kirknewton Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Kirknewton Station is to train which takes 22 min and costs £3 - £7. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Kirknewton Station.
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  • Distance: 10.5 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh Waverley Station, Scotland and Kirknewton Station, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Edinburgh to Kirknewton hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £7 and the journey takes 22 min. Alternatively, Lothian Country Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Kirknewton, station hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 36 min.

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 Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Kirknewton, station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Kirknewton Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
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

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Kirknewton Station bus services, operated by Lothian Country Buses, arrive at Kirknewton, station.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Kirknewton Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Kirknewton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Waverley Station to Kirknewton Station is 12 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Kirknewton Station.

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