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There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Saline by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Dunfermline, Bus Station X55 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Saline, West Road Turning Circle 6A / ...

£6 - £10

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dunfermline Queen Margaret
  2. Take the bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Saline, West Road Turning Circle 6A / ...

£9 - £18

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Saline 24 miles

£55 - £70

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Saline 24 miles

£3 - £6

Edinburgh to Saline by buses

The bus journey time between Edinburgh and Saline is around 1h 25m and covers a distance of around 24 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 12m. Operated by Stagecoach East Scotland and Bay Travel, the Edinburgh to Saline bus service departs from West End, Queensferry Street and arrives in Saline, West Road Turning Circle. Typically 103 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 25m
Fastest bus time:
1h 12m
Buses per week:
103
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:21
Last bus departs at:
23:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Saline bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Edinburgh → Saline
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saline is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Saline is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 35 min.

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The fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Saline is to taxi which takes 35 min and costs £55 - £70.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Saline. However, there are services departing from West End, Queensferry Street and arriving at Saline, West Road Turning Circle via Dunfermline, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 37m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Saline is 19 miles. The road distance is 24 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Saline without a car is to bus which takes 1h 37m and costs £6 - £10.

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It takes approximately 1h 37m to get from Edinburgh to Saline, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Saline bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from West End, Queensferry Street station.

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Edinburgh to Saline bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Saline, West Road Turning Circle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Saline is 24 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Edinburgh to Saline.

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There are 151+ hotels available in Saline. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 18.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 37m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Saline, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Saline via Dunfermline, Bus Station in around 1h 37m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dunfermline Queen Margaret
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£9 - £12
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Saline, West Road Turning Circle
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bay Travel
Phone
+44 1383 516161
Website
bay-travel.co.uk
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Saline, West Road Turning Circle
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Bay Travel
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Saline
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
£55 - £70
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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