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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Banff by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  2. Take the bus from Dyce, Skene Place to Banff, Water Lane 35

$34 - $105

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Bus Megabus UK  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Union Square Bus Station M92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Banff, Low Street 35

$39 - $56

Train  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to Huntly

$46 - $121

Bus via Seagate Bus Station  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station X54
  2. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk X7
  3. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Banff, Duncan Street 35

$42 - $60

Drive  •  3h 19m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Banff 174.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Banff is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Banff is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Banff. However, there are services departing from West End, Queensferry Street and arriving at Banff, Low Street via Union Square Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 28m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Banff is 122 miles. The road distance is 174.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Banff without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 14m and costs £25 - £85.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Edinburgh to Banff, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Banff bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from West End, Queensferry Street station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Banff is to bus which takes 5h 28m and costs £29 - £45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £95 and takes 6h 10m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Banff is 174 miles. It takes approximately 3h 19m to drive from Edinburgh to Banff.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Banff.
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  • Distance: 122.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 14m

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 28m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Banff via Aberdeen, Huntly, and Huntly, The Square in around 6h 10m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Aberdeen to Huntly
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dyce, Skene Place to Banff, Water Lane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Banff, Low Street
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Banff, Duncan Street
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
Megabus UK
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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