There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle by train, bus or car

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Train, bus, line 246 bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Lockerbie
  2. Take the bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) 81 / ...
  3. Take the line 246 bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Carronbridge, Drumlanrig Castle Rd End 236 / ...

$44 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (opp 53-60 opp M&S) to Thornhill, Drumlanrig St (Cairnkinna Crescent) 102 / ...

$24

2 alternative options

Bus via Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances) 101A / ...

$32

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle 63 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (opp 53-60 opp M&S) and arriving at Carronbridge, Drumlanrig Castle Rd End via Thornhill, Drumlanrig St (Cairnkinna Crescent). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Drumlanrig Castle is 53 miles. The road distance is 63 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle without a car is to train and bus and line 246 bus which takes 3 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (opp 53-60 opp M&S) station.

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Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Thornhill, Drumlanrig St (Cairnkinna Crescent) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to drive from Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle.

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There are 92+ hotels available in Drumlanrig Castle. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle.
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  • Distance: 52.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

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

Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle once daily. Tickets cost $22 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Carronbridge, Drumlanrig Castle Rd End
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (opp 53-60 opp M&S) to Thornhill, Drumlanrig St (Cairnkinna Crescent)
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk

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