There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Melrose by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 1 h 15 min
$13 - $17
Bus • 2 h 19 min
$10 - $12
2 alternative options
Taxi • 53 min
$120 - $150
Drive • 53 min
$8 - $13
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Melrose is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 53 min.
The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Melrose is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 53 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Old Town, South Bridge and arriving at Melrose, Abbey Car Park. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 19 min.
The distance between Edinburgh and Melrose is 31 miles. The road distance is 39.8 miles.
The best way to get from Edinburgh to Melrose without a car is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs £10 - £13.
It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Edinburgh to Melrose, including transfers.
Edinburgh to Melrose bus services, operated by Borders Buses, depart from Old Town, South Bridge station.
The best way to get from Edinburgh to Melrose is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs £10 - £13. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 2 h 19 min.
Edinburgh to Melrose bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at Melrose, Abbey Car Park station.
Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Melrose is 40 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Edinburgh to Melrose.
What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Melrose, The Scottish Borders, Scotland?
ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Melrose hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 57 min. Alternatively, Borders Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh to Melrose hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h 19 min.
Train from Edinburgh to Tweedbank
- Ave. Duration
- 57 min
- Estimated price
- $11 - $14
- Advanced Single
- $8 - $11
- Anytime Day Single
- $11 - $14
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