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

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Recommended option

Train via Glasgow Queen Street  •  2 h 26 min

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

$28 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus, line 9 bus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Paisley, St Mirren Street 9
  3. Take the bus from Paisley, Abbey Close (Paisley Abbey) to Largs, Main Street 904

$18 - $27

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  2 h 31 min

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

$28 - $74

Bus  •  3 h 46 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 / ...

$19 - $27

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  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 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Largs is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 28 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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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Edinburgh to Largs, including transfers.

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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 Paisley, Abbey Close (Paisley Abbey). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 43 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 26 min.

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

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Largs via Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central in around 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Largs via Buchanan Bus Station, Paisley, St Mirren Street, and Paisley, Abbey Close (Paisley Abbey) in around 3 h 43 min.

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
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Glasgow Central to Largs
Ave. Duration
54 min
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
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
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
McGills Bus Service
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Beith, Strand
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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