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There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Duns by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  1 h 38 min

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

$25 - $70

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Train, bus via Duns, The Crescent  •  1 h 38 min

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

$25 - $70

Train ScotRail, bus  •  2 h 57 min

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

Bus, line 60 bus  •  3 h

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

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Duns 44.8 miles

$140 - $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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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Duns. However, there are services departing from Old Town, North Bridge and arriving at Duns, Royal Bank via Earlston, Square Bus Stance. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Duns without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 38 min and costs £19 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Edinburgh to Duns, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Duns bus services, operated by Borders Buses, depart from Old Town, North Bridge station.

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Edinburgh to Duns bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at Duns, Royal Bank station.

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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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There are 237+ hotels available in Duns. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Duns.
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  • Distance: 35.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 38 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 3 h.

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 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Bus operators
Travelsure
Phone
+44 1665 720955
Email
travelsure@travelsure.co.uk
Website
travelsure.co.uk
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Castlegate to Duns, Royal Bank
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
travelsure.co.uk
Daily
$9
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Castlegate to Duns, The Crescent
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
travelsure.co.uk
Daily
$9
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
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station to Duns, The Crescent
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Duns, Royal Bank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Earlston, Square Bus Stance
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Earlston, Square Bus Stance to Duns, Royal Bank
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Border Buses
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station to Duns, Finnies Shop
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station to Duns, The Crescent
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Duns
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$140 - $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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