There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Cowdenbeath by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 42 min
£5 - £14
Bus • 49 min
£4 - £7
2 alternative options
Taxi • 27 min
£45 - £60
Drive • 27 min
£3 - £5
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Cowdenbeath is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 27 min.
The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Cowdenbeath is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 27 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Queensferry Street and arriving at Cowdenbeath, The Fountain. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Cowdenbeath. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.
The distance between Edinburgh and Cowdenbeath is 12 miles. The road distance is 20.4 miles.
The best way to get from Edinburgh to Cowdenbeath without a car is to train which takes 42 min and costs £5 - £14.
The train from Edinburgh to Cowdenbeath takes 42 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Edinburgh to Cowdenbeath bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from West End, Queensferry Street station.
Edinburgh to Cowdenbeath train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Edinburgh station.
The best way to get from Edinburgh to Cowdenbeath is to train which takes 42 min and costs £5 - £14. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 49 min.
What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Cowdenbeath, Scotland?
First ScotRail Service operates a train from Edinburgh to Cowdenbeath hourly. Tickets cost £5 - £14 and the journey takes 42 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Cowdenbeath, The Fountain hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £7 and the journey takes 49 min.
Train from Edinburgh to Cowdenbeath
- Ave. Duration
- 42 min
- Estimated price
- £5 - £14
- First ScotRail Service
- Anytime Day Single
- £5 - £8
- Anytime Day Single 1st Class
- £11 - £14
- Ave. Duration
- 27 min
- Estimated price
- £45 - £60
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Edinburgh to Cowdenbeath bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Cowdenbeath, The Fountain station.
Edinburgh to Cowdenbeath train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Cowdenbeath station.
Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Cowdenbeath is 20 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Edinburgh to Cowdenbeath.
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