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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Lower Methil, Memorial Court X60

$6 - $9

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Markinch

$13 - $53

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

Uber  •  47 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to Methil 35.7 miles

$60 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Methil is to bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1 h 25 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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The distance between Edinburgh and Methil is 18 miles. The road distance is 35.7 miles.

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The bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Lower Methil, Memorial Court takes 1 h 25 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) and arriving at Lower Methil, Memorial Court. Services depart hourly, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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

Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Edinburgh to Methil hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Methil hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 44 min. CrossCountry also services this route twice daily.

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
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Lower Methil, Memorial Court
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
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
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$60 - $85
uberX
$60 - $85
uberXL
$90 - $130
UberEXEC
$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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