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There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Alexandria by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Hyndland
  2. Take the train from Hyndland to Balloch

$19 - $24

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Bus, line 976 bus  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  2. Take the line 976 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Arden, Duck Bay 914 / ...

$14 - $21

2 alternative options

Train via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Balloch

$22 - $28

Drive  •  1h 20m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Alexandria 65.4 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Alexandria is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Alexandria is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Alexandria. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Arden, Duck Bay via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Alexandria. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Balloch via Hyndland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 45m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Alexandria is 55 miles. The road distance is 65.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Alexandria without a car is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs £14 - £19.

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It takes approximately 2h 45m to get from Edinburgh to Alexandria, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Alexandria bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Alexandria is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs £14 - £19. Alternatively, you can bus and line 976 bus, which costs £11 - £16 and takes 3h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Alexandria.
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  • Distance: 55 miles
  • Duration: 2h 45m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Cameron House, Loch Lomond, Alexandria G83 8QZ, United Kingdom?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Alexandria via Hyndland and Balloch in around 2h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Alexandria via Buchanan Bus Station and Arden, Duck Bay in around 3h 13m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Hyndland
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Hyndland to Balloch
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Balloch
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $9
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Arden, Duck Bay
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Edinburgh to Alexandria bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Arden, Duck Bay station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Alexandria is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1h 20m to drive from Edinburgh to Alexandria.

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There are 583+ hotels available in Alexandria. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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