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

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Train  •  34m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Burntisland

$7 - $9

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Bus, line 7 bus  •  1h 27m

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

$6 - $10

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  35m

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Burntisland 23.4 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  35m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Burntisland 23.4 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  35m

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to Burntisland 23.4 miles

$40 - $60

Walk  •  6h 30m

  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 35m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Burntisland. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Burntisland, Allan Court via Dalgety Bay, Meadowfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 27m.

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

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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 34m and costs £5 - £7.

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

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Edinburgh to Burntisland bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street 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 34m and costs £5 - £7. Alternatively, you can bus and line 7 bus, which costs £4 - £8 and takes 1h 27m.

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

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 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Burntisland via Dalgety Bay, Meadowfield in around 1h 27m.

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
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $9
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dalgety Bay, Meadowfield
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Dalgety Bay, Meadowfield to Burntisland, Allan Court
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to Burntisland
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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uber.com
Assist
$40 - $60
UberX
$40 - $60
uberXL
$60 - $85
Exec
$65 - $90
Taxi from Edinburgh to Burntisland
Ave. Duration
35m
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
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

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Burntisland is 23 miles. It takes approximately 35m to drive from Edinburgh to Burntisland.

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