There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Earlston by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Town, North Bridge (Middle of Bridge) to Earlston, Square Bus Stance 52 / ...

$12

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels
  2. Take the bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Earlston, Square Bus Stance 60 / ...

$16 - $18

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Earlston 34.7 miles

$110 - $130

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Earlston 34.7 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Old Town, North Bridge (Middle of Bridge) and arriving at Earlston, Square Bus Stance. Services depart hourly, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Earlston is 30 miles. The road distance is 34.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Earlston without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 25 min and costs .

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The bus from Old Town, North Bridge (Middle of Bridge) to Earlston, Square Bus Stance takes 1 h 25 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Edinburgh to Earlston bus services, operated by Borders Buses, depart from Old Town, North Bridge (Middle of Bridge) station.

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Edinburgh to Earlston bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at Earlston, Square Bus Stance station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Earlston is 35 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Edinburgh to Earlston.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Earlston. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Earlston.
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  • Distance: 29.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

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

Borders Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh to Earlston hourly. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
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
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge (Middle of Bridge) to Earlston, Square Bus Stance
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Earlston, Square Bus Stance
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Buskers
Phone
0800 050 9454
Website
buskerscoachhire.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Earlston, Square Bus Stance
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
buskerscoachhire.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Earlston
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$110 - $130
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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