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

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, bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels
  2. Take the bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Selkirk, Back Row X95 / ...

$15 - $18

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Edinburgh to Selkirk 39.8 miles

$4

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall (at 46) to Selkirk, Back Row X95

$14

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Selkirk 39.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Selkirk 39.4 miles

$8 - $13

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

Borders Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh to Selkirk hourly. Tickets cost $14 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 Galashiels
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Selkirk, Back Row
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall (at 46) to Selkirk, Back Row
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Edinburgh to Selkirk
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Edinburgh to Selkirk
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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 Selkirk is 50 km. The road distance is 63 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Selkirk is to rideshare which costs £3 and takes 1 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Selkirk is to taxi which takes 54 min and costs £90 - £120.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Side, Surgeons' Hall (at 46) and arriving at Selkirk, Back Row. Services depart hourly, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Edinburgh to Selkirk, including transfers.