There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Bo'ness by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Bo'ness, Richmond Terrace (Opp Richmond Terrace) 909 / ...

$6 - $9

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Line 38 bus, bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) to Linlithgow, Station Road (High Street) 38
  2. Take the bus from Linlithgow, Station Road (High Street) to Bo'ness, Bus Station (Stance 2) 45 / ...

$6 - $9

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Train, bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Linlithgow
  2. Take the bus from Linlithgow, Station Road (High Street) to Bo'ness, Bus Station (Stance 2) 45 / ...

$9 - $13

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Bo'ness 19.4 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Bo'ness 19.4 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Bo'ness is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Bo'ness is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) and arriving at Bo'ness, Richmond Terrace (Opp Richmond Terrace). Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Bo'ness is 17 miles. The road distance is 19.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Bo'ness without a car is to bus which takes 37 min and costs £4 - £7.

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The bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Bo'ness, Richmond Terrace (Opp Richmond Terrace) takes 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Edinburgh to Bo'ness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) station.

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Edinburgh to Bo'ness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Bo'ness, Richmond Terrace (Opp Richmond Terrace) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Bo'ness is 19 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Edinburgh to Bo'ness.

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There are 336+ hotels available in Bo'ness. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Bo'ness.
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  • Distance: 16.6 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Bo'ness, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to Bo'ness every 3 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 37 min. Bo'Ness Area Community B also services this route 5 times a day.

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
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Bo'ness, Richmond Terrace (Opp Richmond Terrace)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Bo'ness, Erngarth Road (West of Kinglass Avenue)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Prentice Westwood
Phone
01506 871 231
Email
sales@prenticewestwoodcoaches.co.uk
Website
prenticewestwoodcoaches.com
Bus from Linlithgow, Station Road (High Street) to Bo'ness, Bus Station (Stance 2)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
prenticewestwoodcoaches.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Linlithgow, Station Road (High Street) to Bo'ness, Bus Station (Stance 2)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) to Linlithgow, Station Road (High Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Bo'ness
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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