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

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Train, line 37 bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Carstairs
  2. Take the line 37 bus from Carstairs Junction, St Charles Avenue (Carstairs Station) to Carnwath, Main Street (Biggar Road) 37 / ...

$12 - $14

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Bus, line 191 bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) to Biggar, Cross Road 101 / ...
  2. Take the line 191 bus from Biggar, John Street to Lanark, Bus Station 191 / ...

$22

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Carnwath 27.5 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Carnwath 27.5 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Carnwath is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Carnwath is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Carnwath. However, there are services departing from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) and arriving at Carnwath, Main Street (Biggar Road) via Biggar, John Street and Lanark, Wellhead Court. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Carnwath is 24 miles. The road distance is 27.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Carnwath without a car is to train and line 37 bus which takes 59 min and costs £9 - £11.

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Edinburgh to Carnwath, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Carnwath bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) station.

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Edinburgh to Carnwath bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, arrive at Lanark, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Carnwath is 28 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Edinburgh to Carnwath.

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There are 118+ hotels available in Carnwath. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Carnwath.
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  • Distance: 24.3 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Carnwath via Biggar, Cross Road, Biggar, John Street, Lanark, Bus Station, and Lanark, Wellhead Court in around 2 h 56 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Carstairs
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Carstairs Junction, St Charles Avenue (Carstairs Station) to Carnwath, Main Street (Biggar Road)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
spt.co.uk
Bus from Biggar, John Street to Lanark, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
spt.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) to Biggar, Cross Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Carnwath
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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