There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Blackness Castle by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Blackness, Square (At Blackness Inn) C19

$8

Cheapest option

Line 38 bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) to Linlithgow, Station Road (High Street) 38

$6 - $8

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Linlithgow
  2. Take the bus from Linlithgow, Cross to Blackness, Square (At Blackness Inn) F49

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Blackness Castle 16.2 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Blackness Castle 16.2 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Blackness Castle is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Blackness Castle is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 27 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Blackness Castle is 13 miles. The road distance is 16.2 miles.

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The bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Blackness, Square (At Blackness Inn) takes 40 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) and arriving at Blackness, Square (At Blackness Inn). Services depart four times a day, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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

Bo'Ness Area Community B operates a bus from Edinburgh to Blackness Castle 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 40 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Linlithgow
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Blackness, Square (At Blackness Inn)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Linlithgow, Cross to Blackness, Square (At Blackness Inn)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) to Linlithgow, Station Road (High Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Blackness Castle
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk

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