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There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Duns 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.

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Train, bus  •  2h 1m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Berwick-upon-Tweed
  2. Take the bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Castlegate to Duns, Market Square 260 / ...

£11 - £131

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Berwick-upon-Tweed National Express
  2. Take the bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Golden Square to Duns, Market Square 260 / ...

£8 - £14

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Train, bus via Duns, Bridgend Garage  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Berwick-upon-Tweed
  2. Take the bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station to Duns, Bridgend Garage 60 / ...

£11 - £131

Train, bus via Galashiels  •  3h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels
  2. Take the bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Duns, Market Square 60

£12 - £26

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Duns 43.5 miles

£95 - £120

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Duns 43.5 miles

£6 - £10

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The most affordable way to get from Edinburgh to Duns is to drive, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Duns is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Duns. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Duns, Market Square via Berwick-upon-Tweed, Golden Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 42m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Duns is 35 miles. The road distance is 43.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Duns without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 1m and costs £10 - £140.

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It takes approximately 2h 1m to get from Edinburgh to Duns, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Duns bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Duns bus services, operated by Travelsure, arrive at Duns, Market Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Duns is 44 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Edinburgh to Duns.

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There are 158+ hotels available in Duns. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Duns.
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  • Distance: 35.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 1m

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Duns via Berwick-upon-Tweed, Golden Square in around 2h 42m.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Berwick-upon-Tweed
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £90
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £90
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Galashiels
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£16 - £21
Bus operators
Travelsure
Phone
+44 1665 720955
Email
travelsure@travelsure.co.uk
Website
travelsure.co.uk
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Castlegate to Duns, Market Square
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£7
Website
Travelsure
Daily
£7
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Castlegate to Duns, Bridgend Garage
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£7
Website
Travelsure
Daily
£7
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Golden Square to Duns, Market Square
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£7
Website
Travelsure
Daily
£7
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station to Duns, Finnies Shop
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Borders Buses
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station to Duns, Bridgend Garage
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Borders Buses
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Golden Square to Duns, Finnies Shop
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Borders Buses
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Duns, Market Square
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £6
Website
Borders Buses
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Berwick-upon-Tweed
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Duns
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
£95 - £120
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk

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