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There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Straiton by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr

£44 - £182

Cheapest option

Bus via Glasgow  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Buchanan Bus Station 900 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station X77 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Ayr, Fullarton Street to Straiton, The Black Bull 361

£17 - £32

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Train, bus via Glasgow  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station X77 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Ayr, Fullarton Street to Straiton, The Black Bull 361

£18 - £48

Bus  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Ayr, Fullarton Street to Straiton, The Black Bull 361

£19 - £28

Train, bus  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the bus from Ayr, Killoch Place to Straiton, The Black Bull 361

£17 - £148

Drive  •  1h 43m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Straiton 91.6 miles

£13 - £20

Edinburgh to Straiton by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Edinburgh and Straiton is around 4h 24m and covers a distance of around 110 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 29m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Stagecoach West Scotland and Scottish Citylink, the Edinburgh to Straiton service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Straiton, The Black Bull. Typically 42 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 24m
Fastest journey time:
3h 29m
Services per week:
42
Cheapest price:
£18
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:34
Last service departs at:
21:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Straiton train, walk and bus schedules

Edinburgh → Straiton
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Straiton is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Straiton is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Straiton is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Straiton. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arriving at Straiton, The Black Bull via Ayr, Fullarton Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 16m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Straiton is 69 miles. The road distance is 91.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Straiton without a car is to train which takes 3h 5m and costs £40 - £190.

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It takes approximately 3h 5m to get from Edinburgh to Straiton, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Straiton bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Straiton is to train which takes 3h 5m and costs £40 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £29 and takes 4h 16m.

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Edinburgh to Straiton bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Straiton, The Black Bull station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Straiton is 92 miles. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Edinburgh to Straiton.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Straiton.
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  • Distance: 69.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 5m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Straiton, South Ayrshire, Scotland?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Straiton via Glasgow Central and Ayr in around 3h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Straiton via Ayr, Bus Station and Ayr, Fullarton Street in around 4h 16m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £26
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£20 - £26
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£6 - £80
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £80
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Ayr, Fullarton Street to Straiton, The Black Bull
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Ayr, Killoch Place to Straiton, The Black Bull
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Scottish Citylink

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