There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Craig Tara by bus, train 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

Bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. 923

$19 - $27

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 8 min

$31 - $40

Bus via Buchanan Bus Station  •  4 h 9 min

  1. 900
  2. X76 / ...

$23 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. 83.1 miles

$17 - $26

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Craig Tara, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to Craig Tara 3 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Craig Tara via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, Cathedral Street (Queen St Station), Glasgow, Central Station, Glasgow Central, Ayr, Ayr, Smith Street, and Doonfoot, Holiday Park 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 Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Edinburgh to Ayr
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Doonfoot, Holiday Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Craig Tara is 110 km. The road distance is 133 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Craig Tara is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Craig Tara is to drive which takes 1 h 38 min and costs £13 - £20.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) and arriving at Doonfoot, Holiday Park. Services depart three times a day, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

The bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Doonfoot, Holiday Park takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs three times a day.