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There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station by train, bus, night bus, car or towncar

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Train via Glasgow Central  •  2 h 16 min

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

$26 - $71

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Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station 923

$18 - $26

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Train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Prestwick Intl Airport

$27 - $35

Train via Glasgow Queen Street  •  2 h 29 min

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

$29 - $37

Bus, night bus  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  2. Take the night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Prestwick Airport X99

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 - £18 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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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arriving at Prestwick Airport via Ayr, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 30 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, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 17 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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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station without a car is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs £20 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs £20 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £20 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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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: 2 h 16 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 Central in around 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $15
Train from Edinburgh to Prestwick Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $35
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Prestwick Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.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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Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Ayr, Bus Station.

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Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Prestwick Intl Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station.

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