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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to St Andrews, Bus Station

Train, line 99 bus

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dundee
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Ladybank
  2. Take the bus from Ladybank, Railway Station to St Andrews, Bus Station

Bus via Leven, Bus Station

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Leven, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Leven, Bus Station to Kingsbarns, The Square

Drive

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Kingsbarns
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Kingsbarns is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Kingsbarns is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Kingsbarns. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Kingsbarns, The Square via St Andrews, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 54m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Kingsbarns is 32 miles. The road distance is 53.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Kingsbarns without a car is to bus which takes 2h 54m and costs £11 - £18.

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It takes approximately 2h 54m to get from Edinburgh to Kingsbarns, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Kingsbarns bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to Kingsbarns bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at St Andrews, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Kingsbarns is 54 miles. It takes approximately 1h 8m to drive from Edinburgh to Kingsbarns.

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There are 344+ hotels available in Kingsbarns. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 31.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 54m

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

Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to St Andrews, Bus Station hourly. Tickets cost £9 - £14 and the journey takes 1h 55m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£29 - £40
Train from Edinburgh to Ladybank
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £25
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £25
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £90
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £90
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130
Train from Edinburgh to Ladybank
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£29 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Ladybank, Railway Station to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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
Bus from Leven, Bus Station to Kingsbarns, The Square
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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