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There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

£20 - £192

2 alternative options

Bus, line 37 bus  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station M92
  2. Take the line 37 bus from Union Square Bus Station to Port Elphinstone, Leslie Place 10 / ...

Drive  •  2h 23m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road 133.2 miles

£20 - £30

Edinburgh to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road by bus

The bus journey time between Edinburgh and Port Elphinstone, Canal Road is around 4h 56m and covers a distance of around 141 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 51m. Operated by Megabus UK and Stagecoach Bluebird, the Edinburgh to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road bus service departs from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arrives in Port Elphinstone, Leslie Place. Typically 54 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
4h 56m
Fastest bus time:
3h 51m
Buses per week:
54
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:20
Last bus departs at:
20:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road bus schedules

Edinburgh → Port Elphinstone, Canal Road
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arriving at Port Elphinstone, Leslie Place via Union Square Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Inverurie via Aberdeen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 28m.

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It is 97 miles from Edinburgh to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road. It is approximately 133.2 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road without a car is to train which takes 3h 28m and costs £19 - £200.

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It takes approximately 3h 28m to get from Edinburgh to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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Edinburgh to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road is to train which takes 3h 28m and costs £19 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus and line 37 bus, which costs and takes 4h 16m.

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  • Distance: 97.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 28m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Port Elphinstone, Canal Road, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen every 3 hours. Tickets cost £27 - £85 and the journey takes 2h 22m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road via Union Square Bus Station in around 4h 16m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£27 - £85
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £85
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £17
Website
Megabus UK
Stagecoach Bluebird
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Port Elphinstone, Leslie Place
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes

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Edinburgh to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road bus services, operated by Stagecoach Bluebird, arrive at Port Elphinstone, Leslie Place station.

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Edinburgh to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Aberdeen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road is 133 miles. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Edinburgh to Port Elphinstone, Canal Road.

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