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

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Bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Doonfoot, Holiday Park 923

$19 - $27

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Train via Glasgow, Cathedral Street (Queen St Station)  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr

$34 - $41

Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr

$32 - $77

Bus via Buchanan Bus Station  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) X76 / ...

$31 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Craig Tara 83.1 miles

$17 - $26

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) station 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.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Craig Tara is 69 miles. The road distance is 83.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Craig Tara without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 28 min and costs £14 - £21.

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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.

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Edinburgh to Craig Tara bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10).

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Craig Tara is to bus which takes 2 h 28 min and costs £14 - £21. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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Edinburgh to Craig Tara bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Doonfoot, Holiday Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Craig Tara is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from Edinburgh to Craig Tara.

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  • Distance: 68.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 28 min

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
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
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 (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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