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

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Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Burntisland

$7 - $9

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Bus, line 7 bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Rosyth, Queensferry Road (Ladbrokes) X55
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Rosyth, Castlandhill Road (The Co op Supermarket) to Burntisland, Allan Court 7

$13

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Burntisland 23.4 miles

$70 - $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

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Burntisland. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) and arriving at Burntisland, Allan Court via Rosyth, Castlandhill Road (The Co op Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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

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The distance between Edinburgh and Burntisland is 8 miles. The road distance is 23.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Burntisland without a car is to train which takes 34 min and costs £5 - £7.

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

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Edinburgh to Burntisland bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) station.

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Edinburgh to Burntisland train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Burntisland is to train which takes 34 min and costs £5 - £7. Alternatively, you can bus and line 7 bus, which costs £10 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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Edinburgh to Burntisland bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Burntisland, Allan Court station.

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Edinburgh to Burntisland train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Burntisland station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Burntisland.
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  • Distance: 7.6 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Burntisland hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Burntisland via Rosyth, Queensferry Road (Ladbrokes) and Rosyth, Castlandhill Road (The Co op Supermarket) in around 1 h 27 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 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $9
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Rosyth, Queensferry Road (Ladbrokes)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Rosyth, Castlandhill Road (The Co op Supermarket) to Burntisland, Allan Court
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
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
Assist
$40 - $60
UberX
$40 - $60
uberXL
$60 - $90
Exec
$65 - $90
Taxi from Edinburgh to Burntisland
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$70 - $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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