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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Methil by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, bus  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Markinch
  2. Take the bus from Markinch, Railway Station to Methilhill, Grieve Street 44A / ...

Cheapest option

Uber  •  47 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to Methil 35.7 miles

$60 - $85

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Methil, Innerleven Church X58

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Methil 35.7 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Methil 35.7 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Methil is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Methil is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Methil, Innerleven Church. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Methil is 18 miles. The road distance is 35.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Methil without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Edinburgh to Methil, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Methil bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to Methil bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Methil, Innerleven Church station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Methil is 36 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Edinburgh to Methil.

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There are 420+ hotels available in Methil. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 17.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 min

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

Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Edinburgh to Methil hourly, and the journey takes 1 h 44 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Markinch
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Markinch, Railway Station to Methilhill, Grieve Street
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Methil, Innerleven Church
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to Methil
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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uber.com
Assist
$60 - $85
UberX
$60 - $85
uberXL
$90 - $130
Exec
$95 - $130
Taxi from Edinburgh to Methil
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk

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