There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle by train, bus 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, bus, line 246 bus  •  3 h 19 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 / ...

$41 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Tollcross, Fountainbridge (at 145-149) to Thornhill, Drumlanrig St (Cairnkinna Crescent) 102

$13 - $16

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle 63 miles

$13 - $20

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

Stagecoach West operates a bus from Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h 25 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 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Carronbridge, Drumlanrig Castle Rd End
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tollcross, Fountainbridge (at 145-149) to Thornhill, Drumlanrig St (Cairnkinna Crescent)
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk
McCalls Coaches
Phone
07525 834423
Email
enquiries@mccallscoaches.com
Website
mccallscoaches.com
Bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
mccallscoaches.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle?

The distance between Edinburgh and Drumlanrig Castle is 85 km. The road distance is 101 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle is to bus which costs £9 - £12 and takes 3 h 41 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle?

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle is to drive which takes 1 h 26 min and costs £9 - £14.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Drumlanrig Castle?

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle. However, there are services departing from Tollcross, Fountainbridge (at 145-149) and arriving at Carronbridge, Drumlanrig Castle Rd End via Thornhill, Drumlanrig St (Cairnkinna Crescent). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle?

It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Edinburgh to Drumlanrig Castle, including transfers.