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 (at 23a) to Blackness, Square (At Blackness Inn) C19

$8

2 alternative options

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

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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 five times a day, and operate Monday and 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 16.2 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 (at 23a) to Blackness, Square (At Blackness Inn) takes 40 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Edinburgh to Blackness Castle bus services, operated by Bo'Ness Area Community B, depart from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Blackness Castle is 16 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Edinburgh to Blackness Castle.

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There are 2165+ hotels available in Blackness Castle. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Blackness Castle.
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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 Edinburgh to Blackness Castle 5 times a day. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 40 min.

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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8
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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