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

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Line 38 bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Haymarket Station to Kirkliston, Bowling Green Road 38

$2 - $4

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Train, line 38 bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Linlithgow
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Linlithgow, Back Station Road (Railway Bridge) to Kirkliston, Manse Road (at 3) 38

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Kirkliston 9.2 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Kirkliston 9.2 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to Kirkliston 9.2 miles

$19 - $27

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Haymarket Station station and arriving at Kirkliston, Bowling Green Road. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Kirkliston is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Kirkliston without a car is to line 38 bus which takes 28 min and costs .

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The line 38 bus from Haymarket Station to Kirkliston, Bowling Green Road takes 28 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Edinburgh to Kirkliston bus services, operated by First, arrive at Haymarket Station.

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Edinburgh to Kirkliston bus services, operated by First, arrive at Kirkliston, Bowling Green Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Kirkliston is 9 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Edinburgh to Kirkliston.

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There are 2203+ hotels available in Kirkliston. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Kirkliston.
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  • Distance: 8 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

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

First operates a bus from Edinburgh to Kirkliston every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 28 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Linlithgow
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Haymarket Station to Kirkliston, Bowling Green Road
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Linlithgow, Back Station Road (Railway Bridge) to Kirkliston, Manse Road (at 3)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to Kirkliston
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $27
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uber.com
Assist
$19 - $27
UberX
$19 - $27
uberXL
$28 - $40
Exec
$30 - $40
Taxi from Edinburgh to Kirkliston
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk

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