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

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Bus, line 8 bus  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dunfermline, Bus Station X55 / ...
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Culross, Low Causeway 8 / ...

£6 - £10

3 alternative options

Train, line 28 bus  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston
  2. Take the line 28 bus from Falkirk, Weir Street to Culross, Low Causeway 28

£6 - £64

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Culross 23.1 miles

£50 - £65

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Culross 23.1 miles

£3 - £6

Edinburgh to Culross by bus

The bus journey time between Edinburgh and Culross is around 1h 48m and covers a distance of around 26 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 34m. Operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, the Edinburgh to Culross bus service departs from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arrives in Culross, Low Causeway. Typically 195 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 48m
Fastest bus time:
1h 34m
Buses per week:
195
Cheapest price:
£6
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:15
Last bus departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Culross bus schedules

Edinburgh → Culross
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Culross is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 33 min.

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The fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Culross is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs £50 - £65.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Culross. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Culross, Low Causeway via Dunfermline, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 46m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Culross is 18 miles. The road distance is 23.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Culross without a car is to bus and line 8 bus which takes 1h 46m and costs £6 - £10.

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It takes approximately 1h 46m to get from Edinburgh to Culross, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Culross bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to Culross bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Culross, Low Causeway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Culross is 23 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Edinburgh to Culross.

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There are 152+ hotels available in Culross. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 18.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 46m

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Culross via Dunfermline, Bus Station in around 1h 46m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £17
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£12 - £17
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£3 - £60
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £60
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Culross, Low Causeway
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Falkirk, Weir Street to Culross, Low Causeway
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Culross
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk

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