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There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld

$11 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus First  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church 38
  2. Take the bus from Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church to Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances X37

$7 - $9

4 alternative options

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances 909

$13 - $18

Bus Stagecoach East Scotland  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay X59 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances X27 / ...

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld 38.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld 38.7 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld is to bus which costs £5 - £7 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld is to train which costs £8 - £11 and takes 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Cumbernauld. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Cumbernauld is 31 miles. The road distance is 38.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld without a car is to train which takes 43 min and costs £8 - £11.

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The train from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld takes 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Edinburgh to Cumbernauld bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to Cumbernauld train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld is to train which takes 43 min and costs £8 - £11. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld.
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  • Distance: 30.9 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 43 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld 4 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h 39 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church to Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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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Edinburgh to Cumbernauld bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances station.

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Edinburgh to Cumbernauld train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Cumbernauld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Cumbernauld is 39 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld.

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