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Train, line 235 bus  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Berwick-upon-Tweed
  2. Take the line 235 bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Castlegate to St Abbs, Old School 235

£11 - £128

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, St Andrew Square to Eyemouth, Co-op 253

£10 - £14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to St Abbs 48.6 miles

£110 - £130

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to St Abbs 48.6 miles

£7 - £11

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to St Abbs is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to St Abbs is to taxi which costs £110 - £130 and takes 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to St Abbs. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, St Andrew Square and arriving at St Abbs, Old School via Eyemouth, Hurker Crescent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 22m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and St Abbs is 42 miles. The road distance is 48.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to St Abbs without a car is to train and line 235 bus which takes 2h 16m and costs £10 - £130.

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It takes approximately 2h 16m to get from Edinburgh to St Abbs, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to St Abbs bus services, operated by Borders Buses, depart from Edinburgh, St Andrew Square station.

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Edinburgh to St Abbs bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at Eyemouth, Co-op station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to St Abbs is 49 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Edinburgh to St Abbs.

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  • Distance: 41.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 16m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and St Abbs, Scotland?

Borders Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh, St Andrew Square to Eyemouth, Co-op every 4 hours. Tickets cost £9 - £11 and the journey takes 2h 7m.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Berwick-upon-Tweed
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £90
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £90
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Castlegate to St Abbs, Old School
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Borders Buses
Bus from Edinburgh, St Andrew Square to Eyemouth, Co-op
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £11
Website
Borders Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to St Abbs
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
£110 - £130
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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