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

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Train via Glasgow  •  3h

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

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Train  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to New Cumnock

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Bus, line 76 bus  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station 900 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station X76 / ...
  3. Take the line 76 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Cumnock, Bus Stance 76 / ...

Bus  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to New Cumnock, Castle Primary school 43 / ...

Drive  •  1h 28m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to New Cumnock 66.1 miles

Edinburgh to New Cumnock by train and walk

The journey time between Edinburgh and New Cumnock is around 2h 13m and covers a distance of around 93 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 10 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 59m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service. Typically 54 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 2m
Layover time:
10 min
Total time:
2h 13m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 59m
Journey distance:
93 miles
Services per week:
54
Cheapest price:
£21
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:00
Last service departs at:
21:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to New Cumnock train and walk schedules

Edinburgh → New Cumnock
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to New Cumnock is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 28m.

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The fastest way to get from Edinburgh to New Cumnock is to drive which takes 1h 28m and costs £10 - £15.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to New Cumnock. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at New Cumnock, Castle Primary school via Buchanan Bus Station, Kilmarnock, Bus Station and Cumnock, Bus Stance. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to New Cumnock. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at New Cumnock via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Edinburgh and New Cumnock is 55 miles. The road distance is 66.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to New Cumnock without a car is to train via Glasgow which takes 3h and costs £20 - £60.

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It takes approximately 3h to get from Edinburgh to New Cumnock, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to New Cumnock bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to New Cumnock train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to New Cumnock is to train via Glasgow which takes 3h and costs £20 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus and line 76 bus, which costs £18 - £27 and takes 4h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to New Cumnock.
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  • Distance: 54.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and New Cumnock, Scotland?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to New Cumnock via Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central in around 3h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to New Cumnock via Buchanan Bus Station, Kilmarnock, Bus Station, and Cumnock, Bus Stance in around 4h 1m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Glasgow Central to New Cumnock
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£22 - £29
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£6 - £80
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £80
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Cumnock, Bus Stance
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to New Cumnock, Castle Primary school
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland

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Edinburgh to New Cumnock bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Cumnock, Bus Stance station.

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Edinburgh to New Cumnock train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at New Cumnock station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to New Cumnock is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1h 28m to drive from Edinburgh to New Cumnock.

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