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Bus  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall to St Boswells Bus Stance 51

£6 - £8

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Tweedbank
  2. Take the bus from Tweedbank Station to St Boswells Bus Stance 67 / ...

£10 - £25

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Saint Boswells 39.8 miles

£90 - £110

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Saint Boswells 39.8 miles

£6 - £9

Edinburgh to Saint Boswells by bus

The bus journey time between Edinburgh and Saint Boswells is around 1h 36m and covers a distance of around 40 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 36m. Operated by Borders Buses, the Edinburgh to Saint Boswells bus service departs from South Side, Surgeons' Hall and arrives in St Boswells Bus Stance. Typically 51 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 36m
Fastest bus time:
1h 36m
Buses per week:
51
Cheapest price:
£6
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:26
Last bus departs at:
18:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Saint Boswells bus schedules

Edinburgh → Saint Boswells
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The cost-effective way to get from Edinburgh to Saint Boswells is to bus, which costs £6 - £8 and takes 1h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Saint Boswells is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Side, Surgeons' Hall and arriving at St Boswells Bus Stance. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 36m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Saint Boswells is 34 miles. The road distance is 39.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Saint Boswells without a car is to bus which takes 1h 36m and costs £6 - £8.

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The bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall to St Boswells Bus Stance takes 1h 36m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Edinburgh to Saint Boswells bus services, operated by Borders Buses, depart from South Side, Surgeons' Hall station.

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Edinburgh to Saint Boswells bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at St Boswells Bus Stance station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Saint Boswells is 40 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Edinburgh to Saint Boswells.

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  • Distance: 34.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 36m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Saint Boswells, Scotland?

Borders Buses operates a bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall to St Boswells Bus Stance every 4 hours. Tickets cost £6 - £8 and the journey takes 1h 36m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Tweedbank
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £22
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £22
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall to St Boswells Bus Stance
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
Borders Buses
Bus from Tweedbank Station to St Boswells Bus Stance
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Borders Buses
Scottish Borders Council
Phone
0300 100 1800
Email
communications@scotborders.gov.uk
Website
scotborders.gov.uk
Bus from Tweedbank Station to St Boswells Bus Stance
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Scottish Borders Council
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Saint Boswells
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
£90 - £110
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk

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