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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Carluke

$12 - $16

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Carluke, Shieldhill Road 240X

$22 - $27

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Carluke 39.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Carluke 39.2 miles

$8 - $13

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Carluke every 4 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Carluke via Buchanan Bus Station in around 3 h 2 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Carluke
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Carluke, Shieldhill Road
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
spt.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Carluke
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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

How far is it from Edinburgh to Carluke?

The distance between Edinburgh and Carluke is 47 km. The road distance is 63 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Carluke?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Carluke is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Carluke?

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Carluke is to train which takes 39 min and costs £9 - £12.

Is there a direct train between Edinburgh and Carluke?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Carluke. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Carluke?

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Carluke. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) and arriving at Carluke, Shieldhill Road via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh to Carluke?

The train from Edinburgh to Carluke takes 39 min including transfers and departs every four hours.