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

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Train, line 253 bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dunbar
  2. Take the line 253 bus from Dunbar, Parish Church (Bowling Club) to Cockburnspath, Bowling Green (Chapelhill Cottages) 253

$15 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Hillside, Leopold Place (at 11) to Cockburnspath, Bowling Green (Chapelhill Cottages) 253

$13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Cockburnspath 37.4 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Cockburnspath 37.4 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Cockburnspath is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Cockburnspath is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hillside, Leopold Place (at 11) and arriving at Cockburnspath, Bowling Green (Chapelhill Cottages). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Cockburnspath is 32 miles. The road distance is 37.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Cockburnspath without a car is to train and line 253 bus which takes 1 h 9 min and costs £11 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Edinburgh to Cockburnspath, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Cockburnspath bus services, operated by Borders Buses, depart from Hillside, Leopold Place (at 11) station.

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Edinburgh to Cockburnspath bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at Cockburnspath, Bowling Green (Chapelhill Cottages) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Cockburnspath is 37 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Edinburgh to Cockburnspath.

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There are 127+ hotels available in Cockburnspath. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Cockburnspath.
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  • Distance: 32.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 9 min

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

Borders Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh to Cockburnspath every 2 hours. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 1 h 23 min. Perrymans Buses also services this route every 2 hours.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dunbar
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Dunbar, Parish Church (Bowling Club) to Cockburnspath, Bowling Green (Chapelhill Cottages)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Hillside, Leopold Place (at 11) to Cockburnspath, Bowling Green (Chapelhill Cottages)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Perrymans Buses
Phone
01289 308719
Email
enquiries@perrymansbuses.com
Website
perrymansbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Cockburnspath, Bowling Green (Chapelhill Cottages)
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
perrymansbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Cockburnspath
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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