There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Drymen 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 via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Balloch

$25 - $32

Cheapest option

Bus, line 308 bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Milngavie Railway Station B10 / ...
  3. Take the line 308 bus from Milngavie Railway Station to Drymen, The Square (Stirling Road) 308 / ...

$16 - $23

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dumbarton Central

$24 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Drymen 59.7 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Drymen is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 10 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Drymen is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 10 min.

More details

The distance between Edinburgh and Drymen is 49 miles. The road distance is 59.7 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Edinburgh to Drymen, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Drymen. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) and arriving at Drymen, The Square (Stirling Road) via Buchanan Bus Station and Milngavie Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

More details

Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Drymen.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 49.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 53 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Drymen, Scotland?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Drymen via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Queen Street Low Level, Balloch, and Balloch, Tullichewan Road in around 2 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Drymen via Buchanan Bus Station and Milngavie Railway Station in around 4 h 1 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Balloch
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Train from Edinburgh to Dumbarton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Milngavie Railway Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Milngavie Railway Station to Drymen, The Square (Stirling Road)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Getting around the Cyclades, Travel Insider: Top Japan travel tips by Beatrix Holland and How to get from Gatwick Airport into central London - to help you get the most out of your next trip.