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Bus  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dunfermline, Bus Station X52 / ...

£6 - £9

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Train, bus, line 8 bus  •  1h 33m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dunfermline Queen Margaret
  2. Take the bus from Bellyeoman, Queen Margaret Hospital to Dunfermline, Bus Station 7B / ...
  3. Take the line 8 bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Cairneyhill, Muirside Grove 8 / ...

£9 - £17

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay X59 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay to Cairneyhill, Brandy Riggs X24 / ...

£6 - £10

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Cairneyhill 19.4 miles

£45 - £55

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Cairneyhill 19.4 miles

£2 - £5

Edinburgh to Cairneyhill by bus

The bus journey time between Edinburgh and Cairneyhill is around 1h 26m and covers a distance of around 20 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 11m. Operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, the Edinburgh to Cairneyhill bus service departs from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arrives in Cairneyhill, Muirside Grove. Typically 144 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 26m
Fastest bus time:
1h 11m
Bus distance:
20 miles
Buses per week:
144
Cheapest price:
£6
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:17
Last bus departs at:
23:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Cairneyhill bus schedules

Edinburgh → Cairneyhill
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The most affordable way to get from Edinburgh to Cairneyhill is to drive, which costs £2 - £5 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Cairneyhill is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Cairneyhill. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Cairneyhill, Muirside Grove via Dunfermline, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 23m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Cairneyhill is 15 miles. The road distance is 19.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Cairneyhill without a car is to bus which takes 1h 23m and costs £6 - £9.

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It takes approximately 1h 23m to get from Edinburgh to Cairneyhill, including transfers.

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

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Edinburgh to Cairneyhill bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Dunfermline, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Cairneyhill is 19 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Edinburgh to Cairneyhill.

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  • Distance: 15.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 23m

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

Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dunfermline, Bus Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £4 - £6 and the journey takes 51 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dunfermline Queen Margaret
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £12
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£9 - £12
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Bellyeoman, Queen Margaret Hospital to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Cairneyhill, Muirside Grove
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay to Cairneyhill, Brandy Riggs
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Cairneyhill
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
£45 - £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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