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

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Bus  •  2h

  1. Take the bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Kelso, WHSmith 52

$10 - $13

3 alternative options

Train, line 67 bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels
  2. Take the line 67 bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Kelso, Coledale Car Park 67

Taxi  •  58m

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Kelso 45 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  58m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Kelso 45 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Kelso is to bus which costs £8 - £10 and takes 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Kelso is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Old Town, North Bridge and arriving at Kelso, WHSmith. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Kelso is 39 miles. The road distance is 45 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Kelso without a car is to bus which takes 2h and costs £8 - £10.

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The bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Kelso, WHSmith takes 2h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Edinburgh to Kelso bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at Kelso, WHSmith station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Kelso is 45 miles. It takes approximately 58m to drive from Edinburgh to Kelso.

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There are 205+ hotels available in Kelso. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Kelso.
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  • Distance: 38.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h

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

Borders Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh to Kelso every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $13 and the journey takes 2h.

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
52m
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 to Kelso, WHSmith
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Kelso, Coledale Car Park
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Kelso
Ave. Duration
58m
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
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

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