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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Bo'ness, Drum Farm Lane 909 / ...

£5 - £8

Cheapest option

Bus via Linlithgow, Station Road  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Linlithgow, Station Road X38
  2. Take the bus from Linlithgow, Station Road to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road 45 / ...

£5 - £7

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Linlithgow
  2. Take the bus from Linlithgow, Cross to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road 45 / ...

£6 - £14

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road 18.6 miles

£40 - £55

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road 18.6 miles

£2 - £5

Edinburgh to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road by bus and walk

The journey time between Edinburgh and Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road is around 46 min and covers a distance of around 21 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 44 min. Operated by Scottish Citylink and Bo'Ness Area Community B, the Edinburgh to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road service departs from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arrives in Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road. Typically 47 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
46 min
Fastest journey time:
44 min
Journey distance:
21 miles
Services per week:
47
Cheapest price:
£5
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:24
Last service departs at:
21:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road bus and walk schedules

Edinburgh → Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 28 min.

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The fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £40 - £55 and takes 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Bo'ness, Drum Farm Lane. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road is 16 miles. The road distance is 18.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road without a car is to bus which takes 59 min and costs £5 - £8.

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The bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Bo'ness, Drum Farm Lane takes 46 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Edinburgh to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Bo'ness, Drum Farm Lane station.

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

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There are 314+ hotels available in Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road.
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  • Distance: 15.8 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

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

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Bo'ness, Drum Farm Lane every 4 hours. Tickets cost £5 - £8 and the journey takes 46 min. Bo'Ness Area Community B also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Linlithgow
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £12
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£8 - £12
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Bo'ness, Drum Farm Lane
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Phone
+44 737 698-0049
Website
bonesscommunitybus.scot
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Bo'ness, Drum Farm Lane
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Prentice Westwood
Phone
01506 871 231
Email
sales@prenticewestwoodcoaches.co.uk
Website
prenticewestwoodcoaches.com
Bus from Linlithgow, Cross to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Prentice Westwood
Bus from Linlithgow, Station Road to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Prentice Westwood
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Linlithgow, Cross to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
First
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Linlithgow, Station Road
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Bus from Linlithgow, Station Road to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
£40 - £55
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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