There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Duns by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train CrossCountry, bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Berwick-upon-Tweed
  2. Take the bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Berwick upon Tweed rly stn) to Duns, Finnies Shop 60 / ...

$22 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus, line 60 bus  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Town, North Bridge (Middle of Bridge) to Earlston, Square Bus Stance 52 / ...
  2. Take the line 60 bus from Earlston, Square Bus Stance to Duns, Royal Bank 60

$18

3 alternative options

Train ScotRail, bus  •  2 h 43 min

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

$20 - $23

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Duns 44.8 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Duns 44.8 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Duns is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Duns is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 57 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Duns is 35 miles. The road distance is 44.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Edinburgh to Duns, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Duns. However, there are services departing from Old Town, North Bridge (Middle of Bridge) and arriving at Duns, Royal Bank via Earlston, Square Bus Stance. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Duns is 45 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Edinburgh to Duns.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Duns.
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  • Distance: 35.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Duns via Earlston, Square Bus Stance in around 2 h 47 min.

Train operators
LNER
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
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Border Buses
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Berwick upon Tweed rly stn) to Duns, Finnies Shop
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Berwick upon Tweed rly stn) to Duns, Finnies Shop
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Duns, Royal Bank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge (Middle of Bridge) to Earlston, Square Bus Stance
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Earlston, Square Bus Stance to Duns, Royal Bank
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Travelsure
Phone
+44 1665 720955
Email
travelsure@travelsure.co.uk
Website
travelsure.co.uk
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Berwick upon Tweed rly stn) to Duns, Royal Bank
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
travelsure.co.uk
Daily
$8
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Duns
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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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