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

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Train, bus  •  1h 45m

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

£14 - £131

Cheapest option

Bus, line 60 bus  •  3h

  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

£9 - £12

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Galashiels  •  2h 58m

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

£12 - £27

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Duns 44.8 miles

£100 - £120

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Duns 44.8 miles

£7 - £12

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Duns is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Duns is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 56 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 3h.

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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 1h 45m and costs £13 - £140.

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It takes approximately 1h 45m 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 56 min to drive from Edinburgh to Duns.

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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 3h.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Berwick-upon-Tweed
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£6 - £9
1st Class
£18 - £26
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Berwick-upon-Tweed
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£18 - £25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £25
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Galashiels
Ave. Duration
53 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
Borders Buses
Phone
01289 308719
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
Hourly
Website
Borders Buses
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Duns, Royal Bank
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £6
Website
Borders Buses
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Earlston, Square Bus Stance
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Borders Buses
Bus from Earlston, Square Bus Stance to Duns, Royal Bank
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Borders Buses
Travelsure
Phone
+44 1665 720955
Email
travelsure@travelsure.co.uk
Website
travelsure.co.uk
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station to Duns, Royal Bank
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£7
Website
Travelsure
Daily
£7
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Duns
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
£100 - £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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