There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Scone by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 51 min

$19 - $28

Cheapest option

Bus via Perth, Canal Street (Scott Street)  •  2 h

  1. X56

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  2 h 14 min

  1. M90 / ...
  2. 7A / ...

$14 - $27

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. 46.2 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  57 min

  1. 46.2 miles

$9 - $15

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Scone hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min. Virgin Trains East Coast also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Edinburgh to Scone every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 38 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Perth
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) to Perth, Canal Street (Scott Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Scone, Mansfield Road
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Scone
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Scone is 54 km. The road distance is 74 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Scone is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Scone is to taxi which takes 57 min and costs £110 - £130.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Scone. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) and arriving at Scone, Mansfield Road via Perth, South Street (Bank Of Scotland). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from Edinburgh to Scone, including transfers.