There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Stonehaven by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Stonehaven

$23 - $90

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Bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station M92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Stonehaven, Barclay Street X7

$36 - $43

Night train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Stonehaven

$24 - $35

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Stonehaven 106.7 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Stonehaven is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Stonehaven is to train which costs £18 - £70 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Stonehaven. However, there are services departing from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) and arriving at Stonehaven, Barclay Street via Seagate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Stonehaven. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Stonehaven is 80 miles. The road distance is 106.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Stonehaven without a car is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs £18 - £70.

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The train from Edinburgh to Stonehaven takes 1 h 59 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Edinburgh to Stonehaven bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) station.

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Edinburgh to Stonehaven train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Stonehaven is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs £18 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £33 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Stonehaven.
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  • Distance: 79.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Stonehaven every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 59 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Stonehaven via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station and Seagate Bus Station in around 3 h 51 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Stonehaven
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
LNER
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Stonehaven
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$193
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Stonehaven, Barclay Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Edinburgh to Stonehaven bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Stonehaven, Barclay Street station.

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Edinburgh to Stonehaven train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Stonehaven station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Stonehaven is 107 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from Edinburgh to Stonehaven.

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