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There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Buckhaven by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Markinch
  2. Take the bus from Markinch, Railway Station to Methilhill, Grieve Street 44A / ...

Cheapest option

Uber  •  45 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to Buckhaven 34.7 miles

$60 - $85

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Muiredge Surgery X58

Train, line 7 bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Kirkcaldy, Bus Station to Buckhaven, College Street 7 / ...

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Buckhaven 34.7 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Buckhaven 34.7 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Buckhaven is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Buckhaven is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Muiredge Surgery. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Buckhaven is 16 miles. The road distance is 34.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Buckhaven without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Edinburgh to Buckhaven, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Buckhaven bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to Buckhaven bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Muiredge Surgery station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Buckhaven is 35 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Edinburgh to Buckhaven.

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There are 417+ hotels available in Buckhaven. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Buckhaven.
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  • Distance: 16.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Buckhaven, Scotland?

Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Edinburgh to Buckhaven hourly, and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Markinch
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Markinch
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
Train from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$189
Sleeper Seat
$15 - $23
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Markinch, Railway Station to Methilhill, Grieve Street
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Muiredge Surgery
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kirkcaldy, Bus Station to Buckhaven, College Street
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to Buckhaven
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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uber.com
Assist
$60 - $85
UberX
$60 - $85
uberXL
$90 - $130
Exec
$90 - $130
Taxi from Edinburgh to Buckhaven
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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