There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Banff by train, bus, night train or car

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Train, bus  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  2. Take the bus from Dyce, Skene Place to Macduff, Horns Brae 35

£18 - £89

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Bus  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station M92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Banff, Seafield Street 35

£30 - £43

Night train, bus  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Banff, Seafield Street 35

£52 - £59

Drive  •  3h 8m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Banff 168.5 miles

£28 - £45

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Banff is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Banff is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Banff. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arriving at Banff, Seafield Street via Union Square Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 52m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Banff is 122 miles. The road distance is 168.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Banff without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 47m and costs £18 - £90.

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It takes approximately 4h 47m to get from Edinburgh to Banff, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Banff bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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Edinburgh to Banff bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Banff, Seafield Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Banff is 169 miles. It takes approximately 3h 8m to drive from Edinburgh to Banff.

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There are 133+ hotels available in Banff. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Banff.
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  • Distance: 122.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 47m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Banff, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Banff via Union Square Bus Station in around 5h 52m.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£12 - £17
1st Class
£27 - £40
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£40 - £44
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£40 - £44
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£180 - £210
Sleeper Berth Classic
£75 - £100
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dyce, Skene Place to Macduff, Horns Brae
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Banff, Seafield Street
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £28
Website
Megabus UK

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