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

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Train, bus  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, Cathedral Street to Largs, School Street 906 / ...

$21 - $25

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Largs, School Street 906 / ...

$18 - $24

3 alternative options

Train via Glasgow Queen Street  •  2h 56m

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

$30 - $39

Train  •  3h 1m

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

$25 - $71

Drive  •  1h 28m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Largs 77.9 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Largs is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Largs is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Largs. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Largs, School Street via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 16m.

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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 3h 1m.

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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 and bus which takes 2h 54m and costs £15 - £20.

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It takes approximately 2h 54m 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 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 2h 56m and costs £23 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £19 and takes 3h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Largs.
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  • Distance: 66.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 54m

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

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Largs via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court, Glasgow, Central Station, and Glasgow Central in around 2h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Largs via Buchanan Bus Station in around 3h 16m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Glasgow Central to Largs
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Cathedral Street to Largs, School Street
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Largs, School Street
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Edinburgh to Largs bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Largs, School Street station.

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

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

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