There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh to Dunblane by train, bus, night train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dunblane

$13 - $17

Cheapest option

Bus First  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) to Bannockburn Primary School 38
  2. Take the bus from Bannockburn, Roman Catholic Church to Dunblane, Railway Station (Railway Stn) C48 / ...

$8 - $10

5 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Haymarket Station to Dunblane, Police Station 909

$11 - $16

Bus via Broxden, Park and Ride  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Broxden, Park and Ride M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Dunblane, Police Station M8 / ...

$16 - $23

Night train  •  48 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Dunblane

$17 - $25

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Dunblane 41.6 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dunblane 41.6 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Dunblane is to bus which costs £6 - £8 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Dunblane is to night train which costs £13 - £19 and takes 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Haymarket Station station and arriving at Dunblane, Police Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Dunblane. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Dunblane is 34 miles. The road distance is 41.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Dunblane without a car is to train which takes 1 h and costs £10 - £13.

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The train from Edinburgh to Dunblane takes 1 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Edinburgh to Dunblane bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Haymarket Station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Dunblane.
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  • Distance: 33.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Dunblane hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to Dunblane twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 26 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dunblane
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Dunblane
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$190
Sleeper Seat
$17 - $25
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Haymarket Station to Dunblane, Police Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Dunblane, Police Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) to Bannockburn Primary School
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
First
Bus from Bannockburn, Roman Catholic Church to Dunblane, Railway Station (Railway Stn)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Dunblane
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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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