There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Largs by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Largs

$26 - $71

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Bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Beith, Strand X36 / ...

$24 - $30

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Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Largs 77.9 miles

$16 - $25

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Largs. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) and arriving at Largs, Main Street via Buchanan Bus Station and Beith, Strand. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Largs. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Largs via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Largs is 66 miles. The road distance is 77.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Largs without a car is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Edinburgh to Largs, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Largs bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) station.

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Edinburgh to Largs train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Largs is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 47 min.

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Edinburgh to Largs bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Beith, Strand station.

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Edinburgh to Largs train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Largs station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Largs.
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  • Distance: 66.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Largs via Glasgow Central in around 2 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Largs via Buchanan Bus Station and Beith, Strand in around 3 h 47 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 Largs
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Beith, Strand
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Largs is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Edinburgh to Largs.

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