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There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dumfries, Whitesands 101A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Newton Stewart, Victoria St 500 / ...

$22 - $31

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Train, bus  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Newton Stewart, Victoria St 500 / ...

$60 - $124

Drive  •  2h 13m

  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 bus which costs £17 - £24 and takes 5h 28m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Newton Stewart, Victoria St via Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 28m.

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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 5h 28m and costs £17 - £24.

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It takes approximately 5h 28m 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 Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to Newton Stewart bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Newton Stewart, Victoria St station.

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

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There are 143+ hotels available in Newton Stewart. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart.
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  • Distance: 85.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 28m

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Newton Stewart via Dumfries, Whitesands in around 5h 28m.

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
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $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 Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Newton Stewart, Victoria St
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Newton Stewart, Victoria St
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland

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