There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances) 101A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Newton Stewart, Church St (Church Lane) X75

$42

Cheapest option

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie 923

$37 - $49

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Train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$54 - $104

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart 104.7 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart. However, there are services departing from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) and arriving at Newton Stewart, Church St (Church Lane) via Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 26 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Newton Stewart is 86 miles. The road distance is 104.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 26 min and costs £33.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Newton Stewart bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart is to bus which takes 5 h 26 min and costs £33. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £40 - £80 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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Edinburgh to Newton Stewart bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Newton Stewart, Church St (Church Lane) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Newton Stewart is 105 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart.
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  • Distance: 85.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

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, Whitesands (Rural Stances) in around 5 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart via Glasgow Central, Ayr, Stranraer, and Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal (Police Station) in around 5 h 55 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Newton Stewart, Church St (Church Lane)
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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