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

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Recommended option

Train  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Croy

$11 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus First  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) to Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church (St Andrews Church) 38
  2. Take the bus from Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church (St Andrews Church) to Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's road) X37

$7 - $9

4 alternative options

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  1 h 45 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 Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road) X27 / ...

$17 - $24

Night bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the night bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances (St Mungo's Road) 909

$14 - $20

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 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld is to train which costs £8 - £11 and takes 32 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) and arriving at Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances (St Mungo's Road). This bus operates Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Croy. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 32 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 32 min and costs £8 - £11.

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The train from Edinburgh to Croy takes 32 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Edinburgh to Cumbernauld bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld.
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  • Distance: 30.9 miles
  • Duration: 32 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 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld via Buchanan Bus Station in around 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Croy
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
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 (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
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Night bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances (St Mungo's Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) to Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church (St Andrews Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church (St Andrews Church) to Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's road)
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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