There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train via Glasgow Queen Street  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport

$25 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fenwick, Stewarton Road X77

$19 - $27

4 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport

$26 - $70

Train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Prestwick Intl Airport

$26 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station 74.7 miles

$16 - $24

Towncar  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh to Glasgow/Prestwick Airport 74.6 miles

$35 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station is to towncar which costs £30 - £120 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station is 63 miles. The road distance is 74.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) and arriving at Prestwick Airport Stop 2 via Buchanan Bus Station and Fenwick, Stewarton Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Prestwick Intl Airport. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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There are 251+ hotels available in Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station.
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  • Distance: 63.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station, Scotland?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station via Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central in around 1 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station via Buchanan Bus Station and Fenwick, Stewarton Road in around 2 h 21 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Edinburgh to Prestwick Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fenwick, Stewarton Road
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Edinburgh to Glasgow/Prestwick Airport
Estimated price
$35 - $150

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Trips to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station