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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Doune Castle by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Stirling
  2. Take the bus from Stirling, Stance D to Doune, Bank Street C59 / ...

$14 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus via Edinburgh, Princes Street  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Stirling, Bus Station 38

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Stirling, Bus Station 909
  2. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Doune, Bank Street C59 / ...

$12 - $18

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Doune Castle 44.6 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Doune Castle 44.6 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Doune Castle is to bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Doune Castle is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Doune Castle. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Doune, Bank Street via Stirling, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Doune Castle is 37 miles. The road distance is 44.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Doune Castle without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £10 - £19.

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Edinburgh to Doune Castle, including transfers.

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

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Edinburgh to Doune Castle bus services, operated by First, arrive at Doune, Bank Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Doune Castle is 45 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Edinburgh to Doune Castle.

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There are 324+ hotels available in Doune Castle. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Doune Castle.
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  • Distance: 36.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Doune Castle, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Doune Castle via Stirling, Bus Station and Doune, Bank Street in around 2 h 43 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stirling, Stance D to Doune, Bank Street
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Doune, Bank Street
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
First
Addison News
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Stirling, Stance D to Doune, Spar
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
traveline.info
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Doune, Spar
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
traveline.info
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Doune Castle
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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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