How to get from Edinburgh to Burntisland

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Recommended option

Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Burntisland

$7 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus, line 7 bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) to Dalgety Bay, Meadowfield X58 / ...
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Dalgety Bay, Meadowfield to Burntisland, Allan Court 7

$5 - $7

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Burntisland 23.4 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Burntisland 23.4 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  35 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to Burntisland 23.4 miles

$40 - $60

Walk  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Walk from Edinburgh to Burntisland 20.4 miles

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Burntisland hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Burntisland via Dalgety Bay, Meadowfield in around 1 h 18 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Burntisland
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) to Dalgety Bay, Meadowfield
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dalgety Bay, Meadowfield to Burntisland, Allan Court
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to Burntisland
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$40 - $60
uberX
$40 - $60
uberXL
$65 - $90
UberEXEC
$65 - $90
Taxi from Edinburgh to Burntisland
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Burntisland is 12 km. The road distance is 37 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Burntisland is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Burntisland is to train which takes 34 min and costs £5 - £7.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Burntisland. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Burntisland. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) and arriving at Burntisland, Allan Court via Dalgety Bay, Meadowfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

The train from Edinburgh to Burntisland takes 34 min including transfers and departs hourly.