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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. National Express

$52 - $111

Cheapest option

Bus Stagecoach West  •  5 h

  1. 102 / ...
  2. National Express

$20 - $25

4 alternative options

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  5 h 15 min

  1. 923
  2. National Express

$29 - $40

Bus via Twynholm, Village (Post Office)  •  6 h 2 min

  1. 102 / ...
  2. 500 / ...

$22 - $25

Train  •  6 h 8 min

$51 - $64

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. 104.7 miles

$22 - $35

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Newton Stewart, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart via Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances) and Dumfries, Scotland in around 5 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court (Buchanan Street), Glasgow, Central Station, Glasgow Central, Ayr, Stranraer, and Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal (Police Station) in around 6 h 8 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $20
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Carlisle to Newton Stewart, Scotland
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Dumfries, Scotland to Newton Stewart, Scotland
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Ayr to Newton Stewart, Scotland
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tollcross, Fountainbridge (at 145-149) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Twynholm, Village (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Newton Stewart is 137 km. The road distance is 168 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart is to bus which costs £14 - £19 and takes 5 h.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart is to drive which takes 2 h 13 min and costs £16 - £25.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart. However, there are services departing from Tollcross, Fountainbridge (at 145-149) and arriving at Newton Stewart, Scotland via Dumfries, Scotland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart, including transfers.