There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Doune Castle by train, 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, line 59 bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. C59 / ...

$14 - $25

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. 909 / ...
  2. C59 / ...

$7 - $18

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. 44.6 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  52 min

  1. 44.6 miles

$9 - $14

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, Stirling, Stance D (Railway Station), and Doune, Bank Street (Northlea) in around 2 h 21 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stirling, Stance D (Railway Station) to Deanston, Bridge of Teith (Road End)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Princes Mall West Stop) to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
First
Bus from Stirling, Stance D (Railway Station) to Doune, Bank Street (Northlea)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Addison News
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Website
travelinescotland.com
Bus from Stirling, Stance D (Railway Station) to Doune, Spar (George Street)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
travelinescotland.com
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Doune Castle
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$140 - $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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Doune Castle is 59 km. The road distance is 71 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Doune Castle is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 52 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Doune Castle. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) and arriving at Doune, Bank Street (Northlea) via Stirling, Stance D (Railway Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from Edinburgh to Doune Castle, including transfers.