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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Shell Bay, Road End X60

£8 - £12

Cheapest option

Bus via Leven, Bus Station  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Leven, Bus Station X61 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leven, Bus Station to Kilconquhar, St Andrews Road 95 / ...

£8 - £15

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2h 19m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Markinch
  2. Take the bus from Markinch, High Street to Leven, Bus Station 43 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Leven, Bus Station to Kilconquhar, St Andrews Road 95 / ...

£11 - £114

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Kilconquhar 44.2 miles

£100 - £120

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Kilconquhar 44.2 miles

£6 - £10

Edinburgh to Kilconquhar by buses

The bus journey time between Edinburgh and Kilconquhar is around 1h 57m and covers a distance of around 47 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 55m. Operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, the Edinburgh to Kilconquhar bus service departs from West End, Queensferry Street and arrives in Shell Bay, Road End. Typically 60 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 57m
Fastest bus time:
1h 55m
Buses per week:
60
Cheapest price:
£8
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:31
Last bus departs at:
17:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Kilconquhar bus schedules

Edinburgh → Kilconquhar
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Kilconquhar is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 58 min.

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The fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Kilconquhar is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £100 - £120 and takes 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Queensferry Street and arriving at Shell Bay, Road End. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 55m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Kilconquhar is 23 miles. The road distance is 44.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Kilconquhar without a car is to bus which takes 1h 55m and costs £8 - £12.

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The bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Shell Bay, Road End takes 1h 55m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Edinburgh to Kilconquhar bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from West End, Queensferry Street station.

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Edinburgh to Kilconquhar bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Shell Bay, Road End station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Kilconquhar is 44 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Edinburgh to Kilconquhar.

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There are 171+ hotels available in Kilconquhar. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 22.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 55m

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

Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Shell Bay, Road End every 3 hours. Tickets cost £8 - £12 and the journey takes 1h 55m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Markinch
Ave. Duration
45 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
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Shell Bay, Road End
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Markinch, High Street to Leven, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Leven, Bus Station to Kilconquhar, St Andrews Road
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Leven, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Moffat + Williamson
Phone
01592 774785
Email
enquiries@moffat-williamson.co.uk
Website
moffat-williamson.co.uk
Bus from Markinch, Howiegate Gardens to Leven, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Moffat + Williamson
A1 Coaches
Phone
(01592) 713443
Email
info@a1coaches.com
Website
a1coaches.com
Bus from Leven, Bus Station to Kilconquhar, St Andrews Road
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
A1 Coaches
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Kilconquhar
Ave. Duration
58 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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