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

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Train  •  4h 49m

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

£55 - £251

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station M92
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Keith, Wellington Street 10 / ...

£22 - £34

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Keith, Wellington Street 10 / ...

£29 - £198

Drive  •  3h 17m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Banffshire 170.5 miles

£25 - £40

Edinburgh to Banffshire by train, bus and tram

The journey time between Edinburgh and Banffshire is around 7h 11m and covers a distance of around 187 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 10m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, LNER, CrossCountry and others, the Edinburgh to Banffshire service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Drummuir. Typically nine services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 11m
Fastest journey time:
5h 10m
Journey distance:
187 miles
Services per week:
9
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:30
Last service departs at:
19:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Banffshire train, bus and tram schedules

Edinburgh → Banffshire
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Banffshire is to bus which costs £22 - £35 and takes 7h.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Banffshire is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 3h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Banffshire. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arriving at Mulben, Tauchers via Union Square Bus Station and Keith, Wellington Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Banffshire is 108 miles. The road distance is 170.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Banffshire without a car is to train which takes 4h 49m and costs £55 - £260.

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It takes approximately 4h 49m to get from Edinburgh to Banffshire, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Banffshire is to train which takes 4h 49m and costs £55 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £35 and takes 7h.

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Edinburgh to Banffshire bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Keith, Wellington Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Banffshire is 170 miles. It takes approximately 3h 17m to drive from Edinburgh to Banffshire.

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  • Distance: 107.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 49m

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

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Banffshire via Aberdeen and Keith in around 4h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Banffshire via Union Square Bus Station and Keith, Wellington Street in around 7h.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£27 - £85
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £85
Train from Aberdeen to Keith
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£26 - £35
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Keith, Wellington Street
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £17
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
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £17
Website
Megabus UK

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