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There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Blackness Castle by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Blackness, Square C19

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Blackness Castle 16.8 miles

£40 - £50

1 alternative option

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Blackness Castle 16.8 miles

£2 - £4

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Blackness Castle is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Blackness Castle is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Shandwick Place and arriving at Blackness, Square. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Blackness Castle is 13 miles. The road distance is 16.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Blackness Castle without a car is to bus which takes 46 min and costs .

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The bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Blackness, Square takes 40 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Edinburgh to Blackness Castle bus services, operated by Bo'Ness Area Community B, depart from West End, Shandwick Place station.

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Edinburgh to Blackness Castle bus services, operated by Bo'Ness Area Community B, arrive at Blackness, Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Blackness Castle is 17 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Edinburgh to Blackness Castle.

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There are 1676+ hotels available in Blackness Castle. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 13 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Blackness Castle, Scotland?

Bo'Ness Area Community B operates a bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Blackness, Square 6 times a week, and the journey takes 40 min.

Bus operators
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Phone
+44 737 698-0049
Website
bonesscommunitybus.scot
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Blackness, Square
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Blackness Castle
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
£40 - £50
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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