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

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Train, bus via Dyce  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dyce
  2. Take the bus from Oldmeldrum, The Square (Market Square) to Macduff, Union Road 35

$55 - $64

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Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Union Square Bus Station M92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oldmeldrum, The Square (Market Square) to Macduff, Union Road 35

$41 - $54

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  2. Take the bus from Oldmeldrum, The Square (Market Square) to Banff, Low Street 35

$45 - $114

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  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 3 h 19 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Banff. However, there are services departing from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) and arriving at Macduff, Union Road via Union Square Bus Station and Oldmeldrum, The Square (Market Square). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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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 4 h 26 min and costs £40 - £50.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min 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 (after Queensferry Street Lane) station.

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Edinburgh to Banff bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Macduff, Union Road station.

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

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There are 114+ hotels available in Banff. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Banff.
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  • Distance: 122.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Banff via Union Square Bus Station and Oldmeldrum, The Square (Market Square) in around 5 h 20 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dyce
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oldmeldrum, The Square (Market Square) to Macduff, Union Road
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oldmeldrum, The Square (Market Square) to Banff, Low Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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