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

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Train, line 67 bus  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels
  2. Take the line 67 bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Melrose, Wright's Chiropractor 67 / ...

£8 - £23

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Melrose 39.4 miles

£85 - £110

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Melrose 39.4 miles

£6 - £10

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Melrose is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Melrose is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 51 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Melrose is 31 miles. The road distance is 39.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Melrose without a car is to train and line 67 bus which takes 1h 42m and costs £8 - £24.

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It takes approximately 1h 42m to get from Edinburgh to Melrose, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Melrose is 39 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Edinburgh to Melrose.

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There are 268+ hotels available in Melrose. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Melrose.
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  • Distance: 30.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 42m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Melrose, The Scottish Borders, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Edinburgh to Melrose. However, you can take the train to Galashiels, take the walk to Galashiels, Transport Interchange, then take the line 67 bus to Melrose, Wright's Chiropractor. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Melrose.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Galashiels
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£16 - £21
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Melrose, Wright's Chiropractor
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
Borders Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Melrose
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
£85 - £110
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk

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