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

Train  •  32 min

$11 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus via Dunfermline, Bus Station  •  1 h 55 min

  1. X55
  2. X27 / ...

$7 - $11

4 alternative options

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  1 h 47 min

  1. 900
  2. X25 / ...

$15 - $24

Night bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. 909

$14 - $20

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. 38.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  46 min

  1. 38.7 miles

$8 - $12

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 47 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 (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
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Night bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (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 UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances (St Mungo's Road)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, George Street (at 10 The Dome) to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances (St Mungo's Road)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Cumbernauld is 49 km. The road distance is 62 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Cumbernauld is to bus which costs £5 - £9 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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

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

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (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.

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