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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station X77 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus via Glasgow  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station 900 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station X77 / ...

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station 923

Train  •  4h 13m

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

Drive  •  1h 31m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum 81.1 miles

Edinburgh to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Edinburgh and Robert Burns Birthplace Museum is around 3h 18m and covers a distance of around 87 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 13m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 15m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service, Stagecoach West Scotland and Scottish Citylink. Typically 102 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 4m
Layover time:
1h 13m
Total time:
3h 18m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 15m
Journey distance:
87 miles
Services per week:
102
Cheapest price:
£16
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:01
Last service departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum train, walk and bus schedules

Departing Monday, September 20, 2021

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arriving at Ayr, The Loaning via Ayr, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 14m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Robert Burns Birthplace Museum is 67 miles. The road distance is 81.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 14m and costs £15 - £45.

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It takes approximately 3h 14m to get from Edinburgh to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum is to bus which takes 3h 14m and costs £17 - £26. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £16 - £150 and takes 4h 13m.

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Edinburgh to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Ayr, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from Edinburgh to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum.

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  • Distance: 67.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 14m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station twice daily. Tickets cost £16 - £23 and the journey takes 2h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum via Glasgow Central, Ayr, Ayr station, Ayr, Killoch Place, Ayr, Bus Station, and Ayr, Woodend Road in around 4h 13m.

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 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
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £26
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£20 - £26
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
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £12
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
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Scottish Citylink

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